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Central Michigan RB Kobe Lewis enters transfer portal

An emergent talent in the 2019 and 2020 seasons, Lewis missed all of 2021 with injury and will seek a chance to start on another roster.

Can Collin Schlee be the next #MACtion great?

As Schlee gets ready to conduct the #FlashFast offense, his mentor Dustin Crum and former #MACtion star QB Matt Johnson discuss his potential.

MAC broadcast schedule for 2022 football season released

A handful of intriguing out-of-conference matchups, the return of the Saturday afternoon title game and a new potential TV partner highlight the TV schedule release.

MAC Football Recruiting

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 95: Ball State Baseball makes a statement, and James stops by to talk NFL Draft!

The Ball State baseball team was the highlight of the weekend, with a dominant four game sweep of Central Michigan. Also this week, James stops by to discuss the MAC prospects selected in the NFL Draft!

Thomas Odukoya added to Tennessee Titans roster via NFL International Player Pathway Program

The Almere, Netherlands native will start his pro football career in Tennessee as part of the NFL’s new global diversity initiative.

2022 NFL Draft MAC Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

The night is still young for former MAC players looking for a professional home after one of the most successful draft weekends for the conference in recent memory.

Bailey Flint selected second overall by Ti-Cats in 2022 CFL Global Draft

Flint, an Australian national, will continue his football career in Ontario.

Mike Caliendo signs as undrafted free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs

Caliendo has the kind of experience and traits to help the Chiefs round out their championship-caliber roster.

Kadofi Wright signs as undrafted free agent with the Denver Broncos

Wright will go cross-country to start his professional career, signing with a Denver team which looks to compete immediately.

Justin Hall signs as an undrafted free agent with the Las Vegas Raiders

Raiders add a Swiss Army Knife to its toolbox with the signing of Hall.

Bryant Koback signs as undrafted free agent with the Minnesota Vikings

Koback’s historic college production and pre-draft testing led to his selection.

Sterling Weatherford signs as undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts

Weatherford presents himself as a interesting hybrid option for the Colts defense.

Kalil Pimpleton signs as undrafted free agent with the Detroit Lions

Pimpleton will continue his professional journey just over two hours away from Mt. Pleasant, signing a UDFA contract with the homestate Lions.

College Football

Kaleb Eleby accepts rookie mini-camp invitation with the Seattle Seahawks

Eleby brings efficiency and promise to the Seahawks, but he’ll have a tough road to plow if he wants to stay on.

Dominique Robinson selected 174th overall by the Chicago Bears in 2022 NFL Draft

Robinson, who was snagging passes two years ago, will go to Chicago as an intriguing quarterback hunter.

Tycen Anderson selected 166th overall by Cincinnati Bengals in 2022 NFL Draft

The Toledo native stays in his home state as he begins his NFL career with the reigning AFC champions.

Bernhard Raimann selected 77th overall by the Indianapolis Colts in 2022 NFL Draft

Raimann will shore up the Colts line in 2022 after a four-year journey which saw him make the transition from tight end to tackle during the height of the COVID pandemic.

Luke Goedeke selected 57th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2022 NFL Draft

Goedeke, a technician in the trenches, will look to compete right away with the Bucs as they seek to rebuild their interior line.

Skyy Moore selected 54th overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2022 NFL Draft

After a meteoric rise through college football, Moore poised to become a major weapon in Kansas City’s arsenal.

NFL Draft History Lesson: Northern Illinois Huskies (2017-2021)

NIU’s Mid-American Conference success is translating to the NFL, with three selections over the last five drafts.

NFL Draft History Lesson: Eastern Michigan Eagles (2017-2021)

Eastern Michigan has only had two players selected in the last five NFL Drafts, but Maxx Crosby and his $99 million contract is at the top of the list for MAC defenders.

Kalil Pimpleton reflects on Muskegon upbringing, CMU journey as NFL Draft looms

The versatile Central Michigan standout paved a hard road to get to the threshold of his professional football dreams. With his hand on the door, Pimpleton reflects on what got him this far.

NFL Draft History Lesson: Ball State Cardinals (2017-2021)

Ball State only has one pick over the last five drafts, but they’ve already made an impact in their new home.

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2022 NFL Draft and UDFA Coverage

Dozens of former #MACtion stars hope to find their way onto NFL rosters over the next weeks, whether by selection in the draft or post-draft signing.

2022 NFL Draft Prospect Report: Western Michigan Broncos

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 93: Ball State great Ian McGarvey stops by!

The all-time leading scorer in the history of Ball State football looks back on the Cardinals magical 2008 season.

NFL Draft History Lesson: BGSU (2017-2021)

BGSU, like fellow in-state peer Akron, has just one draft pick over the last five seasons, as the program still seeks the path back to MAC East contention.

NFL Draft History Lesson: Akron Zips (2017-2021)

Akron has had just one draft pick over the last five seasons as the team found itself in two separate rebuilding eras.

Observations from Eastern Michigan’s 2022 Spring Game

A dark, wet atmosphere didn’t cover up the enthusiastic din of football in Ypsilanti this week.

2022 NFL Draft Prospect Report: Ohio Bobcats

It’s a curious batch of prospects declaring their professional intentions in Ohio, with Armani Rogers highlighting the intrigue at Pro Day.