Found November 28, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
US Presswire Follow @Dan Vasta and like Gridiron Grit on Facebook Who would have thought way back during the preseason that we would have pair of 11-1 MAC team (division winners) with the chances of continuing their postseason with a BCS bowl at stake? The winner of this game will likely crack the top 16 and remain ahead of the Big East champion, which would automatically put them in a BCS bowl for the committees to decide on. The order will simply be the Fiesta, Sugar followed by the Orange Bowl. With the Ducks matchup with Kansas State (or OU i they beat TCU and TX beats KSU) in the Fiesta and the Rose getting the Big Ten against the Pac-12, it really just comes down to the Sugar and the Orange Bowls in terms of tough decisions. The Big East champion still gets a bid to the BCS, and they would love to select a Louisville or even a Rutgers fanbase to the Superdome against an SEC team ahead of a potential MAC squad. So, realistically speaking we could be witnessing history with the ...

NIU's Jordan Lynch named MAC's top player

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MAC Championship Game Preview

#21 Northern Illinois (11-1, 8-0 MAC) vs. #17 Kent State (11-1, 8-0 MAC) Ford Field, Detroit, MI Friday, November 30th, 7:00 PM on ESPN2 Northern Illinois comes to Detroit tomorrow night for their third straight MAC Championship Game appearance. Kent State is there for the first time ever, and both are looking at an outside shot to be the first BCS team in MAC history...

BCS Buster’s Best Case: Northern Illinois Huskies

Mike Yoder. Lawrence Journal-World Follow @Dan Vasta and like Gridiron Grit on Facebook According to most of the national media, the last time the Huskies were worthy was way back in the early 2000s when Michael Turner was running wild in the MAC. The Burner will never be forgotten back in his Huskie days, but they have grown so much since the start of the BCS era back in 1998...

N. Illinois-Kent St. Preview

Kent State and Northern Illinois each are enjoying record-breaking seasons after running the table in the Mid-American Conference. There may be much more on the line than just the MAC championship when the 18th-ranked Golden Flashes face the No. 19 Huskies on Friday night at Ford Field. The champions of the so-called major conferences - Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, ACC, Pac-12 and...
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