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MAC Football Power Rankings

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 12

NIU clinches their division and remains atop the rankings after completing an improbable ascent to the top vs. Buffalo.

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 11

The wheel of parity turns once again in Week 11, but the gaps are starting to widen.

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 10

NIU and Kent State duked it out on the field last week— and they’re duking it out in our Power Rankings this week as well.

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 7

New face(s), familiar place for the Huskies of NIU, as the dogs once again sit atop the 2021 MAC charts.

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 5

The first (almost) week of conference games humbled certain teams, while helping make the case for others.

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 4

It’s a wide-open league, and our Power Rankings prove it once again, as there’s yet another new leader this week.

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 3

Toledo can’t stay up top after suffering a bad home loss, putting first place in flux once again.

2021 Hustle Belt Mid-American Conference Football Power Rankings: Week 2

Who else but the Rockets could top the chart after The Best Game Nobody Saw?

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 1

We’ve got two high risers and one team sinking like a stone in our latest update to the Power Rankings

2021 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Preseason

It’s that time of year once again, as the crew gather around to rank the MAC teams prior to the start of the season.

2020 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 6

A new contender enters the ring— right as the season comes to its concluding bell.

2020 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 5

Buffalo is the runaway favorite once again after taking down our #2 team last week. Where does the rest of the conference stand?

2020 Hustle Belt Mid-American Conference Power Rankings: Week 4

There was a lot of shuffling in the Top 5 this week, after a number of teams clarified their paths to Detroit.

2020 Hustle Belt MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 3

Buffalo seems nigh on unstoppeable as we near the midpoint of the season, while there’s suddenly a battle for the bottom spot.

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: End of Regular Season

We’re officially on the Road to Detroit, but first, we make a pit stop to summarize the regular season and have fun with charts!

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 13

Not a lot of movement this week, but there’s movement nonetheless!

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 12

Think you know MACtion? Last week’s games told you: "think again"!

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Weeks 10 and 11

After a week and a half of weeknight games, the MAC seems to have straightened itself out... in one divison, at least.

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 9

Well, so much for a simpler picture.

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 8

Talk to your children about a Ball State-Kent State MAC Championship game. It’s within the realm of possibility.

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 7

There’s a new team taking the top spot this week!

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 6

Has there finally been a change of guard in the MAC West? What about that really strange MAC East?

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 5

There’s a dark horse emerging in the Power Rankings. Can you guess who?

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 4

The bottom two stayed the same but there were some big movers in the rest of the field after last week’s games.

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 3

The ties are broken, as teams are starting to separate themselves before the MAC season starts in full.

2019 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 2

Not a lot to write home about, really.

2017 MAC Football Power Rankings: End of Regular Season

Toledo and Akron are obvious favorites, but how does the rest of the conference shake out?

2017 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 13

We’re near the end of the regular season! Where does your favorite team rank before the bowl season?

2017 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 12

For a long time, the top looked largely the same. That changed this week.

2017 Mid-American Conference Football Power Rankings: Week 11

2017 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 10

Eight out of 12 teams in the MAC were on byes in Week 9, yet the rankings still got shaken up.

2017 MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 9

Sometimes, right as you think you understand #MACtion, it throws you a curveball.