The Big Ten is reportedly going to cancel its 2020 football season due to concerns over the coronavirus. What’s next for college football? The Big Ten is reportedly going to do it. It’s going to cancel its 2020 college football season … … [Read more...] about Big Ten Reportedly To Cancel Fall Season. But Will It?
The MAC has canceled its 2020 football season due to concerns over the coronavirus. What’s next for college football? The MAC becomes the first conference to cancel the college football season, at least for the … [Read more...] about MAC Cancels Football Season. What Does It Mean For The Rest Of College Football?
Week 12 in the MAC was wild. Not every game was a nail biter or had MAC Championship implications, but they did give at least one reason to watch. Some of the games were outright amazing. Also, buried in the week is a small lesson about why it's important for the conference. Even if local … Continue reading Week 12 was PEAK #MACtion → … [Read more...] about Week 12 was PEAK #MACtion
It's Week 12 in November and no team in the MAC West controls their own path to the MAC Championship Game. I wrote a similar article last year about the tiebreakers that could play out. I tried to lay out the scenarios this season and they are just way too messy. Four teams in the … Continue reading No One Controls The MAC West → … [Read more...] about No One Controls The MAC West
Now that we are finishing out the regular season, it seemed worthwhile to take a look back at all of the instances of Group of Five teams defeating Power Five teams, and re-assessing how surprising the upsets would be now based on how each team's season has played out since. SURPRISE LEVEL: VERY LOW … Continue reading Re-Ranking the Group of Five Upsets from the 2019 Season → … [Read more...] about Re-Ranking the Group of Five Upsets from the 2019 Season
The MAC got off to a good start, Kent State and Buffalo each got their first bowl wins in program history. Central Michigan did not have a great game. I didn't think San Diego State could score 48 points. Buffalo's game plan was entirely predictable. Jaret Patterson got 32 carries and ran for 173 yards … Continue reading 2019 MAC Bowl Previews: Post Christmas Edition → … [Read more...] about 2019 MAC Bowl Previews: Post Christmas Edition
December 18th was early signing day for college football, and a ton of teenagers learned how to use a fax machine. More than two hundred players sent letters of intent to a MAC school to play football there in the fall. With 25 scholarships and some ways to get more than that each year, like … Continue reading Recruiting Battles in the MAC: Early Signing Day Results → … [Read more...] about Recruiting Battles in the MAC: Early Signing Day Results
The college football season is over. The season has come and gone far too quickly for me. It felt like I blinked and it was week six. With only 12 games, conference championships, and bowl games to watch, the end of season review is in order. Now that the whole puzzle of the 2019 season … Continue reading 2019 MAC Football Post Mortem → … [Read more...] about 2019 MAC Football Post Mortem
The MAC Coaches Preseason Poll for baseball was released on February 12. I love analyzing how preseason polls do, especially from coaches. There's no question that they know the game and their team, but every other team? The order the coaches selected is as below: Central Michigan 109 points (3 first-place votes) Kent State 106 … Continue reading 2020 MAC Baseball … [Read more...] about 2020 MAC Baseball Returning Production