The best and worst of the MAC
A final team-by-team look at the MAC.
Hours after Akron's season finale, a 35-28 comeback win over Ohio, athletic director Mike Thomas made a forceful statement about the school's football program: mediocrity won't cut it. Thomas reassigned head football coach Lee Owens after the Zips finished 7-5, matching their highest win total since moving to Division I-A in 1987. Owens, who spent nine seasons as head coach, had posted his third winning campaign in five years. Thomas wasn't ...
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