Another week, another set of picks to make!
Wherein the top finally sorts itself out - as does the middle, for that matter - and the near-final result isn't a huge departure from recent seasons.
Undefeated Fighting Irish shift into the No. 1 spot in our BlogPoll ballot this week. Northern Illinois, Kent State and Toledo all ranked in our Top 25.
The MAC East champions have exhausted the national supply of superlatives as a 31-24 win at Bowling Green puts them at 10-1 on the season, nine wins in a row. The problem is, they're not done yet.
The de facto MAC East championship game between frighteningly similar foes will likely end a drought for one of two teams.