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 →

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 →

83. NIU running backs led by Marcus Jones

Northern Illinois has had a top-5 rushing offense in the league since 2008, so it goes without saying that there's relatively tall standards to play by in that regard. Last year, the Huskies finished fourth in the Mid-American Conference with 177.85 rushing yards per game led by Jordan Huff, who graduated with 2,167 career rushing... Continue Reading →

91. Nine players rocking No. 91 this season

There are 91 days until MACtion returns. Until then, we count the days.  This season, there will be nine guys in the MAC wearing No. 91. Of the nine, six have freshman status, one is a junior college transfer and the other two have limited playing experience with their respective schools. Let's get familiarized: Matt Hanson... Continue Reading →

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