Category Archives: MAC

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    MAC announces new Football Divisional Alignment for 2012

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    MACThe MAC has announced a new football divisional alignment starting in 2012. The addition of UMass to the conference brings the total number of MAC schools to 14.

    UMass, which announced their move from the FCS to FBS in April, will compete in the East Division. Bowling Green will move from the East to the West Division. Read Full Story »

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    Northern Illinois Huskies 2011 MAC Champions T-Shirts & Fan Gear

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    The Northern Illinois Huskies are the 2011 MAC Football Champions. Our Fan Shop now has NIU champions gear in stock, including t-shirts and hats.

    3-Day shipping for orders over $50 is free (use code HShip50). 3-day shipping is a flat rate of $4.99 for orders $50 and under, so order as many items as you like (applies to 48 Continental U.S. States only). Click on the picture below to be taken to the main page of the Northern Illinois fan shop. Read Full Story »

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    2011 MAC Championship Football Tickets – Northern Illinois vs. Ohio

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    MACThe 2011 Marathon MAC Championship football game is set with the Northern Illinois Huskies facing the Ohio Bobcats. The game will be held on Friday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. ET at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan (ESPN2).

    Tickets for the game are available through our preferred vendor TicketsNow.com.
     Read Full Story »

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    Florida Gators add UMass Minutemen to 2016 Football Schedule

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    UMassFloridaThe Florida Gators have added the UMass Minutemen to their 2016 football schedule, the Palm Beach Post has reported.

    Florida will host UMass at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville on a date to be announced. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    UMass Minutemen announce 2012 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    UMassThe UMass Minutemen have finalized their 2012 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.

    2012 will be the first season for UMass in the Football Bowl Subdivision. The Minutemen announced in April that they were leaving the Colonial Athletic Association in the FCS to join the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Read Full Story »

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    Michigan Wolverines to host UMass Minutemen in 2012

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    UMassMichiganThe Michigan Wolverines have added the UMass Minutemen to their 2012 football schedule, GazetteNet.com has reported.

    Michigan will host UMass at Michigan Stadium on September 15, 2012. In their first and only meeting in 2010, the Minutemen visited Ann Arbor and nearly pulled of a huge upset before falling 42-37. Read Full Story »

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    Boston College, UMass working on Three-game Football Series

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    UMassBoston CollegeThe Boston College Eagles and the UMass Minutemen are working on a new three-game football series, GazetteNet.com has reported.

    Boston College athletic director Gene DeFilippio has stated that the two schools will play a two-for-one series in 2014, 2016 and 2018. Exact dates and locations are to be announced. Read Full Story »

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    UMass, Vanderbilt finalize four-game Home-and-home Football Series

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    VanderbiltUMassThe UMass Minutemen and the Vanderbilt Commodores have finalized their four-game home-and-home football series, Tennessean.com has reported.

    The first game will be played at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville on October 27, 2012. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for UMass against a school from the SEC. Read Full Story »

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    Akron Zips announce Non-conference Opponents through 2016

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    AkronGames against Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, Pittsburgh and Tennessee highlight the future non-conference schedules of the Akron Zips, which were announced by the school today.

    Akron has also scheduled home-and-home series against UCF (2012-13), Louisiana-Lafayette (2013 & 2015) and Marshall (2014 & 2016). Read Full Story »

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    UMass, Vanderbilt close to finalizing 4-game Home-and-home Football Series

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    VanderbiltUMassThe UMass Minutemen and the Vanderbilt Commodores are close to finalizing a four-game home-and-home football series, Tennessean.com has reported.

    The first game would be played in 2012 at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville. It would be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for UMass against a school from the SEC. Read Full Story »

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    Humanitarian Bowl now named Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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    Famous Idaho Potato BowlThe Humanitarian Bowl, formerly sponsored by uDrove, has a new sponsor and is now called the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.

    The game will be played on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho (5:30 p.m. ET – ESPN). It features the no. 3 team from the MAC versus a WAC team. Read Full Story »

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    Idaho adds Northern Illinois & UNLV to Future Football Schedules

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    IdahoThe Idaho Vandals have added the Northern Illinois Huskies and the UNLV Rebels to their future football schedules, IdahoStatesman.com has reported.

    Idaho will host Northern Illinois in 2013 and will travel to face the Huskies in 2014. Exact dates for the two games were not announced. Read Full Story »

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    Indiana, UMass schedule 2012 & 2017 Home-and-home Football Series

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    UMassIndianaThe Indiana Hoosiers and the UMass Minutemen have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2012 and 2017 seasons, both schools announced yesterday.

    UMass will host Indiana at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on September 8, 2012. The game will be the first home game for UMass as an FBS school. Read Full Story »

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    Temple to open 2013 Football Season at Notre Dame

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    TempleNotre DameThe Temple Owls will open the 2013 football season at Notre Dame, the 2011 Temple football media guide reveals.

    Temple will travel to face the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on August 31, 2013. The game appears to be part of the three-game series that was scheduled between the two schools in February. Read Full Story »

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    Buffalo Bulls to play at Penn State in 2015

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    Penn StateBuffaloThe Buffalo Bulls have scheduled a game at Penn State in 2015, the Mid-American Conference school announced today.

    Buffalo will travel to face the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium in Happy Valley on September 12, 2015. It will be the second meeting between the two schools. In their first meeting in 2007, Penn State beat Buffalo 45-24 in Happy Valley. Read Full Story »