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2020 MAC Recruiting Roundup: Week of October 16

The weather’s getting colder, but the recruiting trail is starting to heat up for the MAC.

James H. Jimenez

Team Commitments (per 247Sports)

We got more action on the recruiting trail this week as Ball State hauled in a big recruit recently with the commitment of 6’6” WR Tanner Koziol, while EMU picked up an intriguing prospect in 6’5”, 225 lbs. DE Jaiden Gaines.

Akron: 8 commits

Ball State: 19 commits, one in October (Tanner Koziol)

Bowling Green: 11 commits

Buffalo: 18 commits

Central Michigan: 17 commits

Eastern Michigan: 9 commits, one in October (Jaiden Gaines)

Kent State: 12 commits

Miami: 18 commits

Northern Illinois: 20 commits

Ohio: 10 commits, one in October (Kaden Rogers)

Toledo: 18 commits

Western Michigan: 18 commits

Recruiting Battle to Watch

We got a big battle this week as a RB from Middletown, Oh. has been garnering interest among several MAC schools. Josh Bryant has so far received offers from Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Kent State, and Liberty. Bryant has an excellent frame for a RB at 5’10”, 192 lbs. and his Hudl film shows that he has a great blend of power, speed, and athleticism that will translate to the next level. The big thing for Bryant will be putting on some extra pounds of muscle to take the beating that college RBs take, but he certainly has the skillset to be productive in college.

Fire Recruiting Graphic of the Week

Though technically not a graphic, the work the team at Bowling Green is doing via snail mail is awesome. BG could’ve went with a basic envelope with the team logo on it, but they put in the work that both is visually striking and leaves an impression. Kudos to the Falcon team. As always, feel free to submit nominees for Graphic of the Week to @MAC__Crootin.