Found July 23, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The Mid-American Conference will have a hard time topping the last 12 months, when Northern Illinois made it to the Orange Bowl and Central Michigan's Eric Fisher was the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Still, there's at least one other way the league can set itself apart in the coming years. ''People say `the Mid-American Conference' - they know who's in it,'' Central Michigan coach Dan Enos said. ''Some of these other leagues, you could go around and take a poll, they may not know who's in what conference.'' The MAC suddenly stands out as a picture of stability on a college football landscape muddled by realignment. No, it won't be challenging the Southeastern Conference or Big Ten in terms of brand recognition any time soon, but fans of the mid-major conference know exactly what to expect each season - exciting football in a league with plenty of parity and rivalries going back decades. ''We've kind of kept our ...

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