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MAC Athletes In The Pros

20 former MAC players land on CFL rosters for the 2021 season

Football season is almost ready to kick off in the Great White North, and a good handful of former MAC stars will be participating.

2021 NFL Draft Coverage: MAC UDFA Signing Tracker

The UDFA market is usually brimming with former MAC prospects, which means we’ll have a close eye on them.

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2021 NFL Draft and UDFA Weekend Coverage

The MAC hopes to hear a few familiar names called at the podium over the weekend. Follow along with the coverage here for all the latest!

2020 NFL Cut Day Roster Tracker

It’s an important day for several former MAC stars, as the draft/UDFA class of 2020 finds out if they’ve landed on the 53-man roster or will be looking for a new home.

CMU’s Marcus Keene signs to play for Estonia’s BC Kalev/Cramo

The former Central Michigan stud—and TBT darling—has found his next professional destination.

Madden 21 Player Ratings for every former Mid-American Conference player

Your comprehensive list of what Madden thinks of your favorite ex-MACtion stars.

EMU’s James Thompson IV signs to play in German Bundesliga

Thompson, EMU’s leading rebounder, will have a chance to start his professional career in Germany.

Former WMU pitcher Keegan Akin earns MLB callup

The Baltimore Orioles have added former Western Michigan Bronco Keegan Akin to their active roster.

Former EMU RHP Sterling Sharp makes impressive MLB debut with Miami Marlins

Sterling Sharp joins the list of former Eastern Michigan baseball alums in MLB after debuting with the Miami Marlins against the Baltimore Orioles.

Former CMU INF Zach McKinstry earns MLB callup

Zach McKinstry has emerged from 33rd-round draft pick to major leaguer with the LA Dodgers.

Tomas Jack-Kurdyla, Nathan Rourke selected in 2020 CFL Draft

Both of the MAC selections eligible for the CFL heard their names called on Thursday night, and will continue their careers in the Great North.

2020 NFL Draft Coverage: MAC UDFA Tracker

Plenty of familiar names from the MAC will be looking for jobs over the next two days after the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

Ex-MAC stars Morgan, Osborn, Danna hear their names called at 2020 NFL Draft

While the three transfers were credited as alums of other universities, Morgan, Osborn, and Danna first made a mark in the MAC.

Los Angeles Rams select Miami (OH) K Sam Sloman 248th overall in the NFL Draft

The Rams select Miami’s ever-accurate All-MAC kicker at the end of the draft, in hopes of replacing Greg Zuerlein.

Indianapolis Colts select Ball State OT Danny Pinter 149th overall in the NFL Draft

Pinter becomes the first Ball State draft selection since 2014 as he finds a new home in Indianapolis.

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2020 NFL Draft Weekend Coverage

Former #MACtion stars hope to hear their names called in by the (virtual) commissioner over the next three days.

Antonio Brown is returning to his roots-- by trusting in himself

What if we've been looking at this Antonio Brown situation all wrong? What if he's exactly where he wants to be?

Former Ohio Bobcat DJ Cooper on FIBA suspension list for submitting pregnant woman’s urine to a drug test

We’re just as baffled as you are, dear reader.

2019 NFL Draft: Mid-American Conference Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

Nine MAC prospects heard their names called in the NFL Draft, but there’s still plenty of prospects finding new homes to play football.

#MACtion in the AAF: Week 1 Update

Several MAC players got starting nods in their new-found professional homes.

14 former MAC players land on AAF rosters

You might recognize a few of the names which landed on the first-ever AAF rosters from their days in the Rust Belt.

Where Are They Now? Checking in on the MAC’s 2017 NFL Draft Class

Keeping track of the NFL draft picks and free agents from a year ago.

2018 MAC Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

Several former MAC stars found new homes in the NFL, while some also have CFL hopes in their near future.

BGSU OL Ryan Hunter drafted ninth overall by the Toronto Argonauts

The former Falcon returns home to Canada as a draftee of the defending Grey Cup champions.

CMU WR Mark Chapman drafted first overall by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats

The former Chippewa will travel up north to play in the Ti-Cat’s Black and Gold.

Former Toledo RB Kareem Hunt launches NFL career in historic fashion

The ex-Rocket sets the record for most yards from scrimmage in debut.

Report: Cooper Rush taking second-team reps in Dallas

Rush has been a pleasant surprise for the Cowboys thus far in the preseason. Can he make the 53-man roster?

Eric Fisher Got Paid, Must Buy EMU

What would you do with $63M

Three Former MAC Athletes to Compete in Olympics

Cox, Alejandro and Murphy will all represent the Mid-American Conference in Rio 2016.

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New York Jets sign Titus Davis to reserve/future contract

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Titus Davis, former CMU standout, signed with the Jets earlier today on a reserve/future contract. This will be Davis' third different stint with the Jets. Davis was also a member of the Bills practice squad during the season, participating with the team during their International Series game. Davis was originally picked up as a UDFA in San Diego last year. Davis has yet to see NFL action, but the fact that Jets management has shown so much faith in Davis to sign him anew is promising for the former Chippewa.

Laryea drafted 7th overall by Orlando City.

Laryea will join Kaka and 2015 MLS rookie of the year Cyle Larin in Orlando after being drafted 7th overall.

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Thomas Rawls makes a girl's Christmas with a personal visit

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Just days after seeing a video on social media where a girl named Sophie get visibly emotional about getting a Thomas Rawls jersey for Christmas, Rawls himself was not satisfied to just smile and move on. Instead, he went to see the fan herself. I'll let the Instagram post explain the rest.