Bill Connelly breaks down the MAC West division and if Ball State and Toledo can find more success than they did in 2020.
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- QB Lombardi transfers to N. Illinois from MSU
- 'MACtion' kicks off conference's six-game slate
- MAC to kick off six-game football season Nov. 4
- MAC presidents delay vote on fall football
QB Rocky Lombardi, who started six games for Michigan State this season, is transferring to Northern Illinois, he announced Sunday.
— Preston Hutchinson threw two touchdowns and scored on a 1-yard run for a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead, and Eastern Michigan held off Northern Illinois 41-33 in the season finale for both teams Saturday.
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— Sophomore quarterback Carter Bradley threw for 432 yards and three touchdowns and Toledo beat Northern Illinois 41-24 on Saturday.
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— D'Wayne Eskridge ran a kickoff back for a touchdown and capped a big day with a reverse that set up the winning field goal as unbeaten Western Michigan edged Northern Illinois 30-27 on Saturday.
The MAC and its glorious mid-week games have returned. We take one final look at the conference before its seven-week sprint kicks off.
The Twitter phenomenon known as "MACtion" will be in play during November as the Mid-American Conference released a six-game, league-only football schedule that will feature only midweek games for the first three weeks.
The Mid-American Conference will play a six-game, conference-only football schedule beginning on Nov. 4.
No decision was made on a possible fall football season for the Mid-American Conference during Saturday's meeting of conference presidents, commissioner Jon Steinbrecher said in a statement.
With so many conferences postponing their season, the truth is, many players might never put on a college football uniform again.
The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first FBS conference to postpone the fall football season amid the coronavirus pandemic and will instead look to play in the spring.
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This year's Buffalo-Northern Illinois football game, scheduled for election night on Nov. 3, has been moved to Oct. 31, the Mid-American Conference announced Monday.
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Bill Connelly rounds out his MACtion preview with a look at the West Division, home to Jim McElwain and the Central Michigan Chippewas.
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