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Jon Coffey

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Poinsettia Bowl Primer: Utah State vs. Northern Illinois

Poinsettia Bowl Primer: Utah State vs. Northern Illinois

Utah State Aggies (8-5) vs. Northern Illinois Huskies (12-1) It’s hard to imagine any team in college football going 24-3 in a two-year span resulting in said team preparing to play the Mountain West Conference runner-up in the postseason...
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What's Wrong With Western?

What's Wrong With Western?

“The blueprint is there. The blueprint is very, very clear.” Those were the words of P.J. Fleck when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Western Michigan University football team last December...
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MAC Power Rankings: Week 6

MAC Power Rankings: Week 6

After making history by becoming the first MAC team ever to beat two Big Ten teams in one season this fall, Northern Illinois has provided us with more evidence that suggests it is the cream of the conference crop...
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MAC Power Rankings: Week 2

MAC Power Rankings: Week 2

After seeing MAC teams combine to go 5-8 in the first week of the college football season, it’s hard to tell which teams lived up to or outperformed the preseason hype...
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Bold Predictions: MAC

Bold Predictions: MAC

At the beginning of every college football season, one thing is always certain, and that is that nothing is definite...
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MAC Preview: The Wild, Wild West

MAC Preview: The Wild, Wild West

The 2012 MAC West was a one-horse race. Northern Illinois lost by one to Iowa to kick off the season before racking up 12 straight wins, including the MAC championship game, and earning a trip to the Orange Bowl...
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Examining Three New MAC Coaches

Examining Three New MAC Coaches

The Mid-American Conference might not make national headlines like the Big Ten or the SEC. While it has had its share of former players see success in the NFL, the MAC is often overlooked when it comes to talent...
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