MAC Prospectus Audio

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The football podcast for Mid-American Conference fans.

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28. Camps opened, EDSBS closed

August 8th, 2019


This one's just going to be a quickie. 

Camps across the MAC have been opened, which means bad news for some teams have already crossed our Twitter feeds. Injuries to be had, position battles to be won — you're gonna …

27: Late additions: S Jayden Russell to Miami, DT John Mitchell to Akron

July 30th, 2019


Miami and Akron both added incoming players to their defensive rosters over the weekend. Miami's Jayden Russell was initially planning on going to …

26. Transfer Portal: BGSU's QB situation, Cortez Lewis, Qwuantrezz Knight

July 28th, 2019


Bowling Green's quarterback situation just got a little bit more funny, months after junior Jarret Doege left for West Virginia. A second former …

25. MAC Media Day 2019: State of the MACtion, what reporters look forward to

July 26th, 2019


In this episode, I’ll play the entire “State of the Conference” opening statements from Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher at MAC Media Day. That runs for about a half an hour, then I’ll take you into …

24. MAC Media Day 2019: Roundtable with commissioner Jon Steinbrecher

July 24th, 2019


Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher is entering his 11th season to lead the league. To cap off MAC Media Day, Steinbrecher sat down with the media for a roundtable discussion. Topics that the …

23. MAC Prospectus Picks: Ohio in the East & NIU in the West

July 22nd, 2019


My preseason picks for how the Mid-American Conference will shake up this year went live over at the blog (click here to check it out). My picks to win the West and East divisions: Northern Illinois and Ohio. 

If NIU …

22. 2019 MAC football preview: Toledo's running backs

July 2nd, 2019


Toledo's no stranger to having a dominant run game in the MAC, but having only three returners isn't as common of a situation. The good news is that …

21. Mid-June recruiting update, Qwuantrezz Knight appeals NCAA's denial

June 21st, 2019


Out of nowhere, BGSU got exciting for the recruiting world and leads the MAC with 16 commits to its 2020 class. That's probably the biggest surprise. …

20. 2019 MAC football preview: Ball State's wide receivers

June 14th, 2019


There's, I believe, plenty of talent for the Cardinal receivers to make some noise in the MAC. Problem is they just haven't put it all together yet. But with more talented receivers coming in and playing right away out …

19. 2019 MAC football preview: Kent State's running backs

June 7th, 2019


Previewing the 2019 Kent State running backs. Jo-El Shaw returns as the team's leading back, but after that, who knows? 

18. Five early-June headlines to kick off summer vacation

June 5th, 2019


It's been a while, so here are five very-recent headlines to can be up-to-speed before the summer really heats up.

1. Ohio's AD Jim Schaus is on his way to be the Southern Conference commish.

2. The MAC will be a …

17. Re-assessing your options

May 23rd, 2019


There are a lot of transfers out there, especially guys leaving as grad students. But if you leave as a graduate student and enrolled early out of …

16. Transfer Portal: Jayden Reed & Chase Brown the latest to leave WMU

May 15th, 2019


Exciting returning sophomores Jayden Reed and Chase Brown for Western Michigan won't actually be returning. Both of these guys who were expected to …

15. Transfer portal: QB Jarret Doege splits with Bowling Green

May 9th, 2019


Well, the thing finally happened. Not that this was something anybody would really root to happen (unless you're a Toledo fan I suppose), but Jarret …

14. Transfer Portal: Watson heads to Appalachian State, BG brings in Boston College RB

May 8th, 2019


A couple bits of news regarding the transfer portal. Keishawn Watson, former WMU receiver, found a new home in Appalachian State which is a really …

13. NFL Draft Results: 9 MAC guys taken, but none of them were Tyree Jackson

April 29th, 2019


Congrats to Sean Bunting, Max Scharping, Diontae Johnson, Maxx Crosby, Sutton Smith, Ka'Dar Hollman, Xavier Crawford, Ulysees Gilbert III, and Scott …

12. NFL Draft previews: Sleeper or no sleeper?

April 23rd, 2019


Is Soand So a sleeper? Depends on who you ask. With a lot of MAC guys having gone to the Combine this year, on top of many other 3- and 4-year starters to also consider, there's a lot of talent that really hasn't been …

11. NFL Draft previews: Dane Brulger's 7-round mock, PFF's top 250

April 9th, 2019


The Athletic's Dan Brugler put out a full 7-round mock draft which features 10 MAC players. That's quite a bit! Who are they, what did he say about …

10. NFL Draft preview: Sean Bunting, Scott Miller

April 4th, 2019


With the NFL Draft coming up, it's time to start focusing on the MAC prospects. To get things started with a Combine invitee and a non-invitee, let's begin the series with Sean Bunting (CB, CMU) and Scott Miller (WR …

9. Did NIU's offense just get better?

April 1st, 2019


Two new guys will be joining NIU's offense after previously being on P5 rosters. Ross Bowers comes in as a grad transfer QB from Cal and Erin Collins …

8. Correction, commit, and an email

March 26th, 2019


Found an error with Episode 7 as soon as I published it, so I need to start with a correction on Ozziah Williams & Western Michigan's secondary. NIU's fourth commit for the 2020 cycle is another in-state defensive …

7. WMU corners to be led by two, maybe three transfers

March 25th, 2019


In breaking news: WMU's adding another transfer cornerback to its program, this time it's Kareem Ali Jr., by way of Temple. Ali was a 4- or 3-star …

6. Spring notes: Wide receiver edition

March 23rd, 2019


Spring is upon us all and there are a few teams that have an all-hands-on-deck approach to filling in the depth charts at wide receiver. Ohio …

5. Early look at early 2020 commits

March 17th, 2019


Our first look at the class of 2020 commits around the MAC. It's early, but there are a couple names that I want to take a look at. Namely, ATH (WR/QB) Freddy Edwards from south Illinois, and LB Camden Rogers from Fort …

4. Say yes to the color rush championships

March 16th, 2019


Today's the MAC Tournament Championship day for women's and men's hoops, so congrats to Buffalo in advance. (Please don't Old Takes Exposed me if I'm …

3. Time to start re-watching WMU vs. Toledo circa 2018

March 14th, 2019


It's REWATCH FOOTBALL GAMES SZN for the friendless, like myself. But this game works as a way-too-early preview for the 2019 season and helps open up more questions about the teams now that spring ball has begun for …

2. Ball State needs a new DB coach (and Georgia recruiter) again

March 12th, 2019


FootballScoop has reported that Ball State's newly-hired defensive backs coach, Grady Brown, has left for Old Dominion to be the Monarchs' co-defensive coordinator. Brown was hired to be a proven coach to help boost the …

1. Introduction, Tyler Mabry, the transfer portal

March 10th, 2019


This is the very first episode of MAC Prospectus Audio, which means you deserve an explanation of what's going on right now. This podcast will be a ~daily show, which means MAC football will be part of our everyday …

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