Bowling Green took home last season's MAC title, but Western Michigan brings back receiver Corey Davis and a high-powered offense. Who are the other players to watch in the conference?
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How do MAC coaches think 2016 will go? Opposing coaches dish on why Ohio will be good (again), Kareem Hunt should hit 1,000 yards (again) and Western Michigan will throw it a lot (again).
Highlights: Darius Jackson
With the first of back-to-back compensatory picks in Round 6, the Cowboys took the Eastern Michigan product. Check out some of Jackson's best highlights.
Eastern Michigan issues an open letter saying the school has "absolutely no plans" to drop football, move to another conference or a lower division.
Watch: Eastern Michigan signing day coverage
Tune in for comprehensive coverage all day long as the next class of Eastern Michigan stars sign the dotted line to play for the Eagles. Live on ESPN3
Chippewas come back and hang on to win
Trailing 21-7 at halftime, Central Michigan exploded for 28 points in the third quarter, giving it a 35-28 win over in-state rival Eastern Michigan. Freshman RB Romello Ross had four TDs on 97 total yards. Game summary
Romello Ross scored four touchdowns and Central Michigan beat Eastern Michigan 35-28 on Friday.
Central Michigan takes the lead
Chippewas QB Cooper Rush finds Corey Willis on the sideline, and the sophomore WR takes it 67 yards for a TD. Eastern Michigan trails 35-28 in the fourth quarter.
Chippewas tie it up
Central Michigan's Romello Ross finds the end zone for the third time today. This time, the freshman RB ties the game at 21-21 with a 3-yard TD run in the third quarter.
Chippewas break through to block punt
Central Michigan senior DB Kavon Frazier blocks the Eastern Michigan punt attempt, setting up his team in great field position midway through the third quarter.
C. Michigan strikes quickly after the half
Chippewas QB Cooper Rush and Romello Ross execute the screen pass to perfection, connecting for a 63-yard TD. Eastern Michigan still leads 21-14 in the third.
E. Michigan takes lead into half
Eagles QB Brogan Roback finds Darius Jackson wide open out of the backfield. The senior RB took it in for a 6-yard TD. Central Michigan trails 21-7 at halftime.
Eagles defense comes up big, again
Central Michigan RB Jahray Hayes fumbles at the 1-yard line, and DL Luke Maclean scoops up the ball and returns it to midfield.
Eagles defense on the board
Eastern Michigan LB Kyle Rachwal intercepts Central Michigan QB Cooper Rush and takes it 35 yards for a touchdown.
Watch: E. Michigan vs. C. Michigan
Central Michigan is struggling at home against Eastern Michigan. Can the 1-10 Eagles end their season with a win? Streaming live on ESPN3
The Boys from Oopsilanti
Here's the good news: Eastern Michigan linebacker Great Ibe (great name) was the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week after recording 21 tackles against UMass. Here's the bad news: He can't be cloned. Bottom 10
Jamal Wilson ran for two second half touchdowns and Massachusetts beat Eastern Michigan 28-17 on Saturday to snap a five-game losing streak.
Watch: UMass at Eastern Michigan
Something has to give. In a matchup of two MAC cellar dwellers, UMass and Eastern Michigan battle it out representing each of the conference's two divisions. Neither team has a conference victory yet this season. Live on ESPN3
The boys from Oopsilanti
Eastern Michigan's 1-9 record is good enough (or bad enough?) to earn it a spot in the Bottom 10. What do the Eagles need to do to get off this list? Rankings
Alonzo Smith and Gus Ragland each rushed for a touchdown, and Ragland and Billy Bahl threw touchdown passes to Jared Murphy as Miami (Ohio) beat Eastern Michigan 28-13 in a battle between teams i
Watch: Eastern Michigan at Miami (OH)
The RedHawks are up 21-3 at halftime. Maurice Thomas has managed 80 yards on just two carries. Live on ESPN3
Little man... big hops
Eastern Michigan's Eddie Daugherty, listed at 5-foot-7, makes the catch and hurdles a defender to pick up a first down.
Watch: Eastern Michigan at Miami (OH)
The Eagles travel to Oxford to take on the RedHawks. Miami (OH) is favored by 4.5 points. Live on ESPN3
Eastern Michigan vs Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
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