EMU jumped out . . .
After coming up short in three of four non-conference outings, the Ball State Cardinals started MAC play last week with a big road win at Northern Illinois. BSU will be on the road again this week, but it will be facing an Eastern Michigan team that needs a bounce back win after falling hard at Central Michigan last Saturday.
EMU jumped out . . .
It's the 84th gridiron meeting between the two schools, with UT holding a 40-39-4 edge. The Rockets have won nine straight in the series and will be solid favorites again, despite the fact that Bowling Green will be on home turf.
Toledo has won four straight, including . . .
Saturday, October 12
*Miami at Western Michigan, Noon ET (ESPNU)
*Toledo at Bowling Green, Noon ET (CBS Sports Network)
*Ball State at Eastern Michigan, 2:00 pm ET (ESPN+)
New Mexico State at Central Michigan, 3:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
*Kent State at Akron, 3:30 pm ET (ESPN3)
*NIU at Ohio, 3:30 pm ET/2:30 pm CT (ESPN+)
The Mid-American Conference on Monday announced its Football Week 6 Players of the Week.
MAC East honorees are RB O'Shaun Allison (Ohio), DE Taylor Riggins (Buffalo) and P Derek Adams (Kent State).
MAC West honorees are RB Caleb Huntley (Ball State), RB Jonathan Ward (Central Michigan), LB Saeed Holt (Toledo) and K Ryan Rimmler (Ball State).
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Chippewas find 'Big Play' button; get second MAC win
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – There are bounce-back wins, and then there are bounce-back wins with style points. On Saturday, it was the latter for the Central Michigan football team.
Jonathan Ward rolled up 205 combined yards in rushing and receiving and scored three touchdowns as the Chippewas posted a resounding 42-16 Mid-American Conference victory over Eastern Michigan before 15,235 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
"Heck of a win," first-year CMU coach Jim McElwain said. "(Eastern) was a good . . .
AMHERST, N.Y. -- Redshirt freshman running back O'Shaan Allison scored a game-tying five-yard touchdown and redshirt senior placekicker Louie Zervos converted the extra point to lift the Ohio football team (2-3, 1-0 MAC) to a 21-20 victory over Buffalo (2-4, 0-2 MAC) in its 2019 Mid-American Conference opener Saturday at UB Stadium.
Ohio put a halt to a three-game losing skid with . . .
Second half surge sends Cardinals past NIU
DEKALB, Ill. -- Ball State's team motto in 2019 is "Out the Mud."
Forgive the slight grammatical issue. It's more about a mentality; doing what it takes to pull yourself out of a bad situation and find success.
In the days of artificial turf fields, there was no mud to be found Saturday despite a downpour for most of the second . . .
Guadagni shines as Rockets edge WMU
TOLEDO, Ohio - Senior quarterback Mitchell Guadagni threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Toledo (4-1, 1-0 MAC) to a 31-24 victory over Western Michigan (3-3, 1-1 MAC) before a Homecoming crowd of 22,141 at the Glass Bowl on Saturday.
For the third straight week, the outcome of . . .
Book tosses 5 TDs against Falcons
Notre Dame's stifling defense pitched a shutout and the Irish used a balanced offensive attack to dominate Bowling Green 52-0 Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium.
Notre Dame gained 573 yards overall, with 340 coming through the air and 223 on the ground. Senior Ian Book completed . . .
Taylor, Badgers defense too much for Flashes
MADISON, Wisc. – Kent State (2-3) closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 48-0 loss to the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers (5-0) at Camp Randall Stadium.
Jonathan Taylor started things off for the Badgers, bouncing outside for a six-yard score early in the opening quarter. Taylor followed that . . .
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