POSTGAME NOTES: Wiegers’ remarkable debut

EMU grad transfer quarterback Tyler Wiegers throws to Blake Banham for a touchdown against Monmouth in Friday's home opener. (ESPN+ screenshot) It should go without saying that when we're analyzing performances in a typical FBS vs. FCS blowout, much like the one Eastern Michigan had over Monmouth on Friday, these things should be taken with... Continue Reading →

Notebook: Finally, depth charts

Nothing says 'football's back' quite like the announcement of starting quarterbacks to open the season. Maybe the most-anticipated race for the starting job in the Mid-American Conference came in Toledo, having to replace Logan Woodside with one of Eli Peters or Mitch Guadagni. As it turns out, Muadagni's the guy. "It's not one of those... Continue Reading →

Quotes from MAC Media Day 2018

Dr. Jon Steinbrecher, commissioner for the Mid-American Conference On the new transfer rules: "Only three years ago during this address, the (MAC) asked that transfer rules be reviewed. Especially the rules requiring students to obtain permission before being able to accept athletic aid at a new school, and the rules dealing graduate transfers. Earlier this... Continue Reading →

MAC media picks NIU, Ohio in title game

Now that Mid-American Conference Media Day is finally here, it's time for everybody's favorite topic of discussion: the preseason media poll. With 21 and 15 first-place votes respectively, Ohio was picked to win the MAC East division and Northern Illinois is the slight favorite to win the West. The complete results: MAC East 1st place votes... Continue Reading →

Feds? That’s not good.

Cutting four sports at Eastern Michigan isn't fun for anybody. It wasn't at the time and it's only getting worse as time goes on. Now, federal investigators are looking to see if the university is wrongfully offering more athletic opportunities for males than it is females. In EMU's statement, the university said it'll cooperate with... Continue Reading →

MAC Football Recruiting Tracker: Class of 2019

Last updated: 12/9/18, 12:06 p.m. (incomplete) 247sports' composite team rankings, by total points: 1. WMU (138.55), 2. Miami (137.99), 3. Toledo (132.65), 4. CMU (124.52), 5. Kent State (115.99), 6. NIU (114.90), 7. Ball State (113.08), 8. Ohio (98.70), 9. EMU (88.50), 10. Buffalo (68.64), 11. Akron (54.55), 12. BGSU (47.26) Read more: Ball State... Continue Reading →

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