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>> Ohio vs. Appalachian State (Sun Belt), Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, Dec. 19
>> Akron vs. Utah State (Mountain West Opponent), Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Dec. 22
>> Toledo vs. Temple (American), Marmot Boca Raton Bowl, Dec. 22
>> Northern Illinois vs. Boise State (Mountain West), San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, Dec. 23
>> Bowling Green vs. Georgia Southern (Sun Belt), GoDaddy Bowl, Dec. 23
>> Western Michigan vs. Middle Tennessee (Conference USA), Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, Dec. 24
>> Central Michigan vs. Minnesota (Big Ten Conference) Quick Lane Bowl, Dec. 28
• The MAC tied a conference record with seven teams bowl eligible this 2015 bowl season. The seven MAC bowl invitations for Bowling Green (10-3), Northern Illinois (8-5), Toledo (9-2), Ohio (8-4), Central Michigan (7-5), Western Michigan (7-5) and Akron (7-5) matches the Conference record for programs receiving a bowl invitation in a single season, which also occurred during the 2012 bowl season.
• Bowling Green (GoDaddy), Northern Illinois (San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia), Toledo (Marmot Boca Raton), Ohio (Raycom Media Camellia), Central Michigan (Quick Lane), Western Michigan (Popeyes Bahamas) and Akron (Famous Idaho Potato) will represent the MAC this 2015 bowl season.
• This marks the eighth time in MAC history for the Conference to have five or more programs receive a bowl invitation (2004, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) in a single-season.
• In the previous four bowl seasons, the MAC has a record of 8-14 in 22 bowl games – 2014 (2-3); 2013 (0-5); 2012 (2-5); 2011 (4-1) – as ten different MAC programs have appeared in a bowl game in that span (2011-14).
• Bowling Green won the 2015 Marathon MAC Football Championship with a 34-14 win over NIU on Dec. 4 at Ford Field in Detroit. This marked the second MAC Championship for Bowling Green in the last three seasons and the programs 12th overall Conference Championship (2015, 2013, 1992, 1991, 1985, 1982, 1965, 1964, 1962, 1961, 1959 and 1956). Bowling Green (10-3, 7-1 in the MAC) also clinched the East Division title for the program’s third consecutive East Division crown.
• Northern Illinois (8-5, 6-2) won its sixth consecutive MAC West Division title as the Huskies won the tie-breakers in the four-way tie for first place in the West with NIU, Toledo, Western Michigan and Central Michigan. All four teams are considered Co-West Division Champions, however, NIU won the tie-breaker to represent the West Division in the Marathon MAC Football Championship Game against Bowling Green.
• This was the third consecutive season that Bowling Green faced NIU in the Marathon MAC Football Championship Game. In 2013, Bowling Green upset No. 14 ranked NIU, 47-27. Last year NIU defeated Bowling Green, 51-17, while the Falcons won the 2015 Championship with a 34-14 win over NIU.