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Toledo, Kent State, Northern Illinois ranked between 26-30
This week's BlogPoll finds five Mid-American Conference teams - Toledo, Kent State, Northern Illinois, Ohio and Ball State - with votes. The first three are knocking on the door of the top 25.
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The MAC is clearly getting tons of love from a number of pollsters as Toledo, Kent State and Northern Illinois are all ranked between 26-30, just outside the top 25.
No. 26 Toledo shows up on 31 ballots, with a No. 13 ranking from One Bronco Nation Under God, a Boise State blog. All other votes are between 18 and 25.
No. 28 Kent State has votes for the third consecutive week, with Corn Nation, a Nebraska blog, ranking the Golden Flashes 13th. They appear on 24 ballots, and also have a vote at 16, 18 and 19.
No. 30 Northern Illinois has votes for the fourth consecutive week, and are as high as No. 12 on One Bronco Nation Under God. The Huskies appear on 10 other ballots, including at No. 17 by The Champaign Room.
Ohio has received votes every week this season, but took a precipitous drop this week, only showing up on five ballots. OBNUG has the Bobcats 14th.
Ball State has votes for the fifth week out of six, with OBNUG placing the Cardinals 25th.