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Four MAC players named to 2023 CFN Freshman All-American team

Jalen Buckley and Kaion Strader highlight the #MACtion names in the 2023 edition of the fab freshman list.

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Ohio QB Kurtis Rourke enters transfer portal after four years as starter

Rourke won the 2022 Vern Smith Leadership Award (MAC MVP) and 2022 MAC Offensive Player of the Year.

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Chuck Martin named finalist for 2023 Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year Award

Martin, who has been the head man in Oxford since 2014, is one of 12 finalists for consideration.

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Toledo Rockets QB Dequan Finn enters NCAA Transfer Portal

After three incredible seasons at Toledo, Dequan Finn is testing the Transfer Portal for a new home for his final year of eligibility.

Ohio to face Georgia Southern in 2023 Myrtle Beach Bowl

The ‘Cats look to set a program record with a victory over the Eagles.

Northern Illinois to face Arkansas State in the 2023 Camellia Bowl

The Huskies travel to Alabama to take on Arkansas State for a classic MAC/Sun Belt postseason match.

Miami (OH) to face Appalachian State in the 2023 Cure Bowl

The MAC champion RedHawks get a marquee matchup, playing the Sun Belt runner-ups on national broadcast TV.

Eastern Michigan to face South Alabama in 2023 68 Ventures Bowl

The Eagles learn their assignment for the postseason, traveling to the Gulf Coast to play the South Alabama Jaguars.

Toledo to face Wyoming in 2023 Arizona Bowl

Despite a MAC Championship loss, the Toledo Rockets have an opportunity to finish its season on a high note with a matchup with Wyoming.

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Bowling Green to face Minnesota in 2023 Quick Lane Bowl

BGSU looks to get their first bowl win since 2014 against the Golden Gophers.

Miami plays their game, earns MAC title in 23-14 win over Toledo

The Miami RedHawks played their game and forced the Toledo Rockets out of their comfort zone, avenging 2004’s title game loss in gritty fashion,

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2023 MAC Football Championship Game TV/Streaming Primer: Toledo Rockets vs. Miami RedHawks

Two Ohio squads meet up in Detroit to determine who will take the MAC crown.

A look back at the 2004 MAC Football Championship Game

It’s Championship Eve, so let’s read some newspapers, go over some box scores, and remember some Guys.

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Miami (OH)’s MAC title game QB Aveon Smith isn’t your typical backup

Aveon Smith, who is filling in for the injured Brett Gabbert, makes his 14th career start in the MAC Championship Game.

Mid-American Conference to scrap divisions starting in 2024 in favor of 3-team pods

For the first time since 1996, the MAC will revert to a division-less structure, following in the footsteps of other conferences.

Revisiting the Miami RedHawks’ 2019 MAC title campaign

The RedHawks pulled off an upset in front of the biggest assembled crowds in title game history thanks to a suffocating field position philosophy.

Revisiting the Toledo Rockets’ 2022 MAC title campaign

There is a lot of connective tissue between the 2022 Rockets and this year’s team, but the path to the championship is very different.

2023 MAC Championship Game Storylines: Miami (OH) RedHawks

The MAC Championship Game is usually kind to underdogs. Does this trend continue for Miami?

2023 MAC Championship Game Storylines: Toledo Rockets

Toledo can become the first back-to-back MAC champion since 2011-12 Northern Illinois.

2023 MAC Football Championship Game Preview: Toledo Rockets

The defending MAC Champions are back for more as Toledo looks to do win back-to back titles for the first time since 1970-71.

2023 All-MAC Teams and Individual Awards Revealed

Toledo racks up 14 All-MAC selections, including the conference’s MVP Dequan Finn and Offensive Player of the Year Peny Boone.

2023 MAC Football Championship Game Preview: Miami RedHawks

Miami is back in MAC Championship game for the first time since 2019, looking to win their second title under Chuck Martin.

Former Kent State head coach Sean Lewis to rejoin head coaching ranks at San Diego State

Lewis was responsible for Kent State’s only bowl win in program history.

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2023 MAC Football Championship Game Coverage

All the marbles will be fought for on Saturday, as the Rockets and RedHawks convene in Detroit 19 years after their first such bout.

Northern Illinois clinches bowl eligibility with 37-27 win over Kent State

NIU attains bowl eligibility for the second time in five years under head coach Thomas Hammock.

Miami survives and advances with 17-15 win over Ball State

Miami blocked a last-second field goal to collect their 10th win of the 2023 campaign.

Ohio mounts comeback effort to beat Akron 25-14

The tale of the tape shows a game where momentum mattered— and it was Ohio who had it at game’s end.

Toledo takes care of business in 32-17 road win over CMU

Toledo wins their 11th-straight game, taking down CMU on the road in their regular season finale.

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Belt’s Beer Garden: Chairman of the Board

Evil Twin’s Chairman Marlon is simply amazing

2023 MAC Football TV/Streaming Primer: Friday, Nov. 24

Black Friday is here, so stay home and watch the #MACtion, won’t ya?

2023 Week 13 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies @ Kent State Golden Flashes

Northern Illinois hopes to replicate the 2021 MAC title game result in effort to clinch bowl eligibility.

2023 MAC Football Week 13 Game Preview: Ohio Bobcats at Akron Zips

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