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Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 30: Spring sports heat up!

A host of spring sports have gotten started over the past few weeks. On the hardwood, the BG men have lost 4 of 5, and CeCe Hooks has been playing lights out for the Ohio women.

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 29: Hoops, the Battle of I-75, and transfer news galore!

It was a big week on the hardwood, and there was a lot of transfer news in the MAC. On top of that, the boys dive in to the Battle of I-75

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 28: In the heart of the winter grind!

It was another busy week on the hardwood, and we also cover some baseball and football news!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 27: Transfers galore, hoops, bowl games, and more!

It’s been a busy week in the MAC - transfers in and out, some surprises in basketball, and the conclusion of football season. We cover it all!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 26: New Year, New Storylines

We’re all excited to get 2020 behind us. We ring in the new year with football bowl talk and some hoops talk!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 24: Championship week!

This week, the boys recap the final week of the football regular season and preview the upcoming championship game between Ball State and Buffalo. Don’t forget hoops... we’ve got that covered too!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 23: Football winds down, basketball picks up, and we’re here for it all!

Zach and Sam discuss a variety of MAC news from the week, break down the upcoming final week of the MAC football season, and close out the show with some hoops talk!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 22: We’ve got a basketball jones!

The boys recap week 4 of the MAC football season, preview week 5, and give a quick update on the young MBB and WBB seasons!

The Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 21: Happy Thanksgiving, turkeys!

As we finish out Thanksgiving week, Zach and Sam break down the week 4 MAC football matchups, as well as discuss the first MAC basketball games of the year!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 21: A guest host, a Week 3 football recap, and a quick lookahead to hoops!

Guest host James joins Zach to break down Week 3’s actions, as well as look ahead to basketball season. Miami Director of Basketball Operations Cowan Olinger also stops by for a conversation!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 20: A wild Week 2 in the books, remembering Titus Davis

Sam and Zach break down MACtion week 2 results, talk to Jordan Rinard about Miami football and the recruiting scene, and touch on the tragic passing of former CMU star Titus Davis.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 17: JL Kirven, Jordan Guskey and Brian Wolff hop on the Bandwagon

We’ve got not one, not two, but THREE interviews lined up once again today, as JL Kirven (Athens Post) and Jordan Guskey (Muncie Star-Press) and Brian Wolff (Buffalo athletic comms) all drop by the Bandwagon.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 16: Rachel Lenzi and Ashley Bastock hop on the Wagon!

Rachel Lenzi drops by to discuss expectations for Buffalo this season, while Ashley Bastock joins to do the same for Toledo!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 15: EMU and WMU Football Previews, and NIU basketball star Lacey James!

You like interviews? Well, we’ve got ‘em in spades this week, as Zach vanNieuwenzhie, Steve Helwich and Lacey James all stop by the Bandwagon!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 14: We have a football schedule!

Zach and Sam break down the release of the MAC football schedule, and a few special guests drop by to discuss the season outlook for BGSU and CMU.

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 13: Football is back, baby!

The boys break down the huge news of the week, and former Ball State Kicker Ian McGarvey stops by to discuss Brady Hoke, the state of the program, and the mental side of being a kicker.

Mid-American Bandwagon, Ep. 12: 1,000 plays!? How about a live stream?

As a celebration for reaching the 1,000 play mark, the boys take to Twitch to host their first live pod!

Mid-American Bandwagon, Ep. 11: The MAC is...back? And the Zips Victory Lap continues!

Zach and Sam are joined by James to discuss the possibility of MAC football in the fall, Later on, the boys are joined by two Akron basketball greats, as well as head soccer coach Jared Embick!

Mid-American Bandwagon, Ep. 10: The Akron Victory Lap!

Zach and Sam are joined by a former Akron sports standout, talk eSports with Sean Mitchuson, discuss the recent NFL roster cuts, and preview Week 2 of #WhatIfTion!

Mid-American Bandwagon, Ep. 9: One Mascot to rule them all, WhatIfTion, and the Group of 5 roundtable

Zach and Sam discuss the epic final showdown of our MAC MASCOT MANIA bracket on Twitter, preview the newest podcast segent, and close out the show with a great conversation with a few other G5 podcasters!

MAC Mascot Mania: The Final Showdown

Two MAC East rivals survived and advanced to the Ultimate Showdown, and look to be the last mascot standing.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 8: PFF’s All-MAC team, a MAC MASCOT MANIA update, and more!

Zach and Sam break down the Pro Football Focus All-MAC team, give an update on the semi-final matchup’s of our MAC mascot bracket challenge, and discuss a new segment coming next week!


The voters came out in droves to help their favorite mascots make it to the semi-final round. And the matchups don’t disappoint.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 7: Spring Football, More Mascot Mania, and Mt. Muncie

The boys discuss some internet rumors regarding a potential spring football season, along with an update on the MAC Mascot Mania Bracket and a special guest to help choose Ball State’s Mt. Rushmore

MAC Mascot Mania Bracket Update: Round 2

We’re officially in the bracket proper after the play-in games! Who made it in to the dance?

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 6: The MAC cancels, our bracket updates, and BULLet Points talks!

Zach and Sam discuss the fallout from the MAC cancelling fall sports, update the MAC mascot bracket, and discuss the state of Buffalo sports with the boys from BULLet Points!

Introducing... MAC MASCOT MANIA!

It’s a fight to the death to determine which of the 11 MAC mascots (MAC-scots?) is the best one... and you can help us decide the winner!

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 3: Buy games, More MAC mountains, Lucas Borrow

Ball State has been proactive in a mumber of ways, and we catch up on that activity in this week’s pod, which features an interview with the awesome Aussie Lucas Borrow!

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 3 (plus a bonus!): Call to #MACtion interview, preseason watch lists, fav moments

Zach and Sam highlight MAC football players mentioned on the preseason awards watch lists. Later on, the boys are joined by Jeremy Guy and Eric Kwiatkowski, hosts of the Call to MACtion podcast.

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 2: More Coronavirus Cancellations, Overrated/Underrated

It's the second episode of the podcast, and you can listen to it down below.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, Ep. 1: No B1G-MAC games this year :(

It’s the debut of our new podcast, which you can find links to below!

Guess what? We’ve got a podcast now!

By popular demand, the Belt is taking its first steps at establishing a podcast network to track the #MACtion.