So this is something I normally post Tuesday or Wednesday, but ... well, it's just so darn close to being here. Couldn't wait. HERE'S YOUR WEEK 1 MAC FOOTBALL SCHEDULE.
Thursday, August 30
7 p.m. — Central Florida at Akron (ESPN3)
7 p.m. — Eastern Michigan at Ball State (ESPN3)
7 p.m. — Southeast Missouri State at Central Michigan (ESPN3)
7 p.m. — Towson at Kent State (ESPN3)
7 p.m. — UMass at Connecticut (ESPN3)
Saturday, September 1
12 noon — Buffalo at #6 Georgia (ESPN3/SEC Network)
12 noon — Miami at #18 Ohio State (Big Ten Network)
12 noon — OHIO at Penn State (ESPN)
12 noon — Western Michigan at Illinois (ESPNU)
3:30 p.m. — Iowa vs. Northern Illinois at Soldier Field (ESPNU)
3:30 p.m. — Bowling Green at #23 Florida (ESPN)
10:30 p.m. — Toledo at Arizona (ESPNU)
So we'll have some more preview stuff this week, including our MAC football preview live chat Monday at 8 a.m. EDT, as well as assorted game previews, analysis and videos leading up to Thursday night. It's here, gang.