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What We Learned from Ohio’s 32-18 win over Ball State

Major goals within reach for both squads after a physical battle.

Game Recap: Ohio Bobcats 32, Ball State Cardinals 18

Both teams lose star players as Ohio moves one step closer to a MAC East title with a gritty win.

For Ball State to clinch bowl eligibility, it all starts with offensive balance

After loss to Toledo, the Cardinals must strive for better passing performances in order to secure that elusive sixth win.

Game Preview: Ohio Bobcats vs Ball State Cardinals

This primetime clash features teams battling to fulfill post-season aspirations.

Toledo emerges victorious over Ball State in 28-21 punt-fest

Dequan Finn delivers the game-winning touchdown to Jamal Turner in a contest which featured 22 punts.

2022 Week 11 Midweek MACtion Preview: Ball State Cardinals @ Toledo Rockets

Toledo has a chance to lock up the MAC West, while Ball State vies for bowl eligibility.

Carson Steele lays groundwork for Ball State comeback in 27-20 win at Kent State

Steele picks up a career-high 192 yards as the Cardinals escape a 13-0 hole in their 2022 Tuesday night debut.

2022 Week 10 Midweek #MACtion Preview: Ball State Cardinals @ Kent State Golden Flashes

Two interdivisional opponents kick off the 2022 midweek slate Tuesday night.

What We Learned from Eastern Michigan’s 20-16 win over Ball State

Jesus Gomez’s leg was a saving grace in this pivotal divisional victory.

Game Recap: Eastern Michigan Eagles 20, Ball State Cardinals 16

Eastern Michigan snaps Ball State’s three-game winning streak and erases the stink of a blowout loss to NIU.

Game Preview: Eastern Michigan Eagles at Ball State Cardinals

Should be an interesting one as Ball State once again has to defend home turf against an EMU side looking to get back on track.

Game Recap: Ball State Cardinals 25, UConn Huskies 21

It was closer than they might have liked, but Ball State managed to shut down UConn late to move to 4-3 on the year.

Game Preview: Ball State Cardinals vs. UConn Huskies

Oh hey, a second-half non-conference game! UConn visits Ball State for a tilt to break up BSU’s league slate.

2022 MAC Football Midseason Report Cards

All 12 teams have six data points. Let’s see where each team stands based on performance, preseason expectations, and other factors.

What We Learned from Ball State’s 17-16 win over Central Michigan

Both teams are still living on the razor’s edge when it comes to their on-field performances... but Ball State is seemingly built for it.

Game Recap: Ball State Cardinals 17, Central Michigan Chippewas 16

The visiting Cardinals leaned on the learned art of the comeback to steal one late against the Chippewas on Homecoming Day.

Game Preview: Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Ball State Cardinals

It’s a major vibes check weekend between Central and Ball State, as both teams try to figure out if they’re going in the right direction.

Ball State comes back to win Bronze Stalk, beating NIU 44-38 in 2OT

The Cardinals come back from down 17 to push the Huskies to 1-4

2022 MAC Football Week 5 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at Ball State Cardinals

It’s Bronze Stalk Week!! The Huskies and Cardinals will face off in their annual trophy game

Game Recap: Georgia Southern Eagles 34, Ball State Cardinals 23

The Cardinals fold late on the road against a capable Eagles team to fall to 1-3.

Game Recap: Ball State Cardinals 31, Murray State Racers 0

Ball State has a workman-like performance in a dispatching of Murray State on Saturday afternoon.

What We Learned from Western Michigan’s 37-30 win over Ball State

The Broncos won this game in the margins, but Ball State is good enough to surprise someone later this season.

Ball State; Georgia agree to football contest in 2023

The Cards will serve as an emergency replacement team for Georgia, who were directed by the SEC to change their schedule for next season due to recent expansion.

Game Recap: Western Michigan Broncos 37, Ball State Cardinals 30

The Western Michigan Broncos survived second half turnovers and beat the Ball State Cardinals in an early conference brawl.

Game Preview: Western Michigan Broncos at Ball State Cardinals

Western Michigan and Ball State meet in the first conference game in the MAC. Both are recalibrating from losses to Power Five teams and face some unknowns in their opponent.

Beth Goetz hired as Iowa deputy AD and chief operating officer

Goetz, who had ran the BSU athletics department since 2018, make a return to the Big Ten after a seven-year gap.

Game Recap: Tennessee Volunteers 59, Ball State 10

The Cards started off on the wrong foot and never quite got re-oriented in a tough loss on the road to a superior team.

2022 Week 1 Preview: Ball State Cardinals @ Tennessee Volunteers

QB John Paddock is set to make his first-career start to lead a revamped Ball State roster in Knoxville.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Ball State Cardinals secondary

Amechi Uzodinma is set to serve as the veteran leader of Ball State’s passing defense.

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.

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.