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@s_helwick on Twitter. Hustle Belt writer since September 2016. Covered the 2016 Cotton, 2017 Dollar General, 2018 Frisco, 2019 New Mexico, and 2019 First Responder Bowls here. I've been to 93 college football games. Enjoy playing basketball, hiking, and trivia. NBA diehard. San Antonio Spurs and Arizona Cardinals fan. FWAA.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Ball State Cardinals defensive front seven

Former Co-MAC Defensive Player of the Year Brandon Martin provides a much-needed veteran presence on Ball State’s defense.

The 2022 All-Hustle Belt Preseason Football Team

It’s been awhile since we’ve done an All-Hustle Belt team, but what better time than now, as the MAC is tighter than ever talent-wise?

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Ball State Cardinals offensive skill positions

Ball State must adjust to life without Drew Plitt and Justin Hall in a new-look offense.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Ball State Cardinals offensive line

Two starting linemen that anchored Ball State’s 2020 MAC championship run remain, along with several pieces that developed throughout 2021.

Northern Illinois WR Trayvon Rudolph out for season after suffering non-contact knee injury

Rudolph was the Huskies’ leading receiver during their 2021 MAC title run, securing all-conference honors in the process.

Setbacks and comebacks: College football through the lens of 8th year senior Kyle Pugh

Three season-ending injuries, a year hampered by COVID, and two MAC titles later, Kyle Pugh begins one last journey at NIU.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Bowling Green Falcons offensive line

Cincinnati transfer Jakari Robinson joins a young and developing offensive line which hopes to see a massive turnaround in 2022.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Kent State Golden Flashes secondary

Kent State’s secondary hopes to sustain its interception rate while improving its ability to generate stops.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Buffalo Bulls secondary

Buffalo hauls in a massive group of defensive back transfers. They’ll join Marcus Fuqua in hopes of creating one of the MAC’s elite defenses.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Miami RedHawks secondary

Miami retools its secondary with a new defensive coordinator and two likely starters from the transfer portal.