Category: MAC

Game 244: Toledo @ Arkansas State

  The seal has been broken on the 2016 college football season, and Arkansas state is part of the jubilation that is exploding the lid. Jonesboro is one of those tiny college towns that comes alive on game day, and with Toledo in town, A-State fans were painting the town red. The opening game at Centennial […]

Friday September 2nd, 2016 in Arkansas State, MAC, Sun Belt, Toledo | No Comments »

Game 218: Indiana @ Bowling Green

One of the hot topics of the 2014 football season has been the collapse of the Big Ten conference. No team was able to win the marquee games of the nonconference season, and worse yet, they have been losing games that should have been walks in the park. Last week for instance, two Mid-American Conference […]

Saturday September 13th, 2014 in Big Ten, Bowling Green, Indiana, MAC | No Comments »

BOWLING GREEN – THE DOYT

Doyt L. Perry Stadium, fondly named “The Doyt,” is the home of Bowling Green football. The construction is rather typical for a Middle American Conference arena. It’s small, yet cozy and certainly comes with devoted fans, making this place uninviting for visitors. In 2007, they tore out the north grandstand and made room for the […]

Saturday September 13th, 2014 in ALL VISITED STADIUMS, Bowling Green, MAC, MAC | No Comments »

Game 217: Northern Illinois @ Northwestern

  The College Football Tour tailgate was surrounded by hues of Husky red and Wildcat purple…and swarms of bees.  If NU was playing Georgia Tech, we could chalk it up to irony.  Instead, it was plain annoying.  However, it didn’t sting our enthusiasm on this gorgeous day in Evanston for the battle of “Who’s the […]

Saturday September 6th, 2014 in Big Ten, MAC, Northern Illinois, Northwestern | No Comments »

Game 206: Massachusetts @ #23 Wisconsin

  If I spent all summer writing the perfect script, I still couldn’t have come up with what transpired on Saturday. Yes, much of it was scripted, and planned for nearly ten months. But, perfection reached new heights at Camp Randall…all prior to kickoff. August 31,2013 marked the 50th anniversary of my parents. My loving […]

Saturday August 31st, 2013 in Big Ten, MAC, Massachusetts, Wisconsin | No Comments »

Game 185 – #7 Wisconsin vs. Northern Illinois

Riding the red line in Chicago on this day took an entirely different meaning. Badger fans who crossed the state line, and alums living in Chicago who had yanked their favorite Wisconsin tee off the hanger, all packed the el train with red as it zipped its way downtown and unloaded a steady red stream […]

Saturday September 17th, 2011 in Big Ten, MAC, Northern Illinois, Wisconsin | No Comments »

MIAMI (OH) – YAGER STADIUM

Lost amongst the farms and forests of western Ohio lies Yager Stadium. If Highway 732 is chosen as the route to reach this destination, you might feel lost yourself. A limited amount of signs provide hope that Oxford is approaching. However, after meandering through a labyrinth of scenery fit for Robin Hood, signs indicating an […]

Saturday October 2nd, 2010 in ALL VISITED STADIUMS, MAC, MAC, Miami (OH) | No Comments »

Game 171: Kent State @ Miami (OH)

  Finding Yager Stadium turned out to be a strange trek though woods and farmland (see post on Yager Stadium), but it ended in a pleasing result. The first quarter saw Kent State take control with a 14-3 lead under gray skies. The second quarter saw the skies open releasing cold rain on the Redhawk […]

Saturday October 2nd, 2010 in Kent State, MAC, Miami (OH) | No Comments »

AKRON – INFOCISION STADIUM

  Some folks may react unfavorably about the move to InfoCision Stadium from the classic Rubber Bowl that hosted Zips games since 1940.  However, the venerable old stadium required much repair, and the dream of a brand new facility on campus drew closer to reality.  In 2009, Akron opened InfoCision Stadium and parked it right […]

Saturday September 19th, 2009 in Akron, ALL VISITED STADIUMS, MAC, MAC | No Comments »

Game 159: Indiana @ Akron

A new stadium just christened last week with a victory and a Big Ten team coming in this week has injected new life into an Akron program that could use a lift. It appeared that any kinks in the new setting have been ironed out. The Akron band marched in the main quad toward the […]

Saturday September 19th, 2009 in Akron, Big Ten, Indiana, MAC | No Comments »