— Jay Ducker carried it 33 times for 210 yards, freshman Trayvon Rudolph had a 100-yard kickoff return and a 20-yard touchdown reception and Northern Illinois beat Bowling Green 34-26 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory.
- Buffalo's Patterson runs for 301 yards in victory
- 'MACtion' kicks off conference's six-game slate
- MAC to kick off six-game football season Nov. 4
- MAC presidents delay vote on fall football
With the Pillow Fight of the Century behind us, what's next for the Bottom 10? Well, a new No. 1 for starters.
— Blake Hester ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns and Zach Gibson threw three third-quarter touchdowns to rally Akron to a 35-20 win over Bowling Green on Saturday.
— Dustin Crum ran for an 11-yard touchdown with about six minutes left to lift Kent State to a 27-20 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams.
These teams didn't miss a chance to troll their opponents on social media.
QB Matt McDonald ran for a pair of scores, and two late interceptions by the Bowling Green defense sealed the win as the Falcons spoiled Minnesota's homecoming and snapped the Golden Gophers' streak of 21 straight non-conference wins.
— Diego Guajardo kicked a 44-yard field goal as time expired to lift South Alabama to a 22-19 win over Bowling Green on Saturday.
Don't worry, Kansas still makes our Bottom 10 list, but it's no longer the worst of the worst.
— If Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel's offense is going to work, its got to start on the ground.
With the new season comes our new rankings of the worst of the worst, but there's a familiar squad at the top of the list.
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Bill Connelly breaks down the MAC East division and whether Buffalo is primed to win its third division title in four years.
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This week's Bottom 10 gives a special shoutout to the Oregon Ducks, who were going to be the just-good-enough team to make Ryan McGee take the Pac-12 seriously. Now, they're seriously good enough for his latest list.
— Teon Dollard ran for 185 yards and two touchdowns, and Akron rolled to 31-3 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday in a battle of winless Mid-American Conference teams.
Last year, LSU vs. Alabama was a marquee game. Earlier this season, Virginia Tech vs. Clemson could have been. But not anymore, as this season saw big-time programs struggle.