Our staff breaks down the entire bowl season with analysis from every game.
Bowl season is upon us. Here's what you need to know about every game, through the College Football Playoff.
- Ball State extends Neu through 2025 season
- Ball State topples Buffalo en route to MAC crown
- Ball St.'s top RB opts out of MAC title game
- 'MACtion' kicks off conference's six-game slate
— Darren Grainger and Georgia State saved their best for the last game of the season — and especially for a thoroughly dominating third quarter.
— Drew Plitt threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score — in the first quarter — and Ball State became bowl eligible with a 20-3 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night.
— John Richardson kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired and Northern Illinois defeated Ball State 30-29 on Wednesday night in a game that saw three lead changes in the final 2-plus minutes.
— Drew Plitt threw for three touchdowns, Justin Hall had a receiving and rushing touchdown, and Ball State held off Akron 31-25 on Tuesday night.
— Sterling Weatherford intercepted a Drew Plitt pass in the end zone with 60 seconds left and Miami (Ohio) held off Ball State 24-17 on Saturday.
— Drew Plitt passed for 207 yards and a touchdown, Justin Hall rushed for two scores and Ball State eked out a 38-31 win against Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
— Drew Plitt passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns — including a 75-yarder to Jalen McGaughy on the first play from scrimmage — and Ball State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Western Michigan 45-20 in Mid-American Conference action on...
— Justin Hall returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown, Drew Plitt threw two TD passes and Ball State beat Army 28-16 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
— Dequan Finn rushed for 106 yards, including a 70-yard burst on a draw play, and Toledo edged away from Ball State 22-12 in a Mid-America Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.
— Sean Chambers threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score, and Wyoming beat Ball State 45-12 on Saturday.
— When Penn State hired Mike Yurcich to be its new offensive coordinator, the team's backs and receivers were ecstatic.
Football coach Mike Neu was among four Ball State coaches to receive extensions, as his deal was pushed through the 2025 season. In addition, AD Beth Goetz was extended through 2027.
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