2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
4-4, 2nd in MAC - West
Drew Pitt connects with Yo'Heinz Tyler for Ball State TD (0:18)

Ball State pulls away late, beats Western Michigan 45-20

— 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...

Jalen McGaughy hauls it in for 75-yard receiving TD (0:44)
Army Black Knights vs. Ball State Cardinals: Full Highlights (1:50)
Carson Steele runs for 37-yard rushing touchdown (0:23)
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Ball State extends Neu through 2025 season

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.


Ball State contains Patterson, tops Buffalo 38-28 to win MAC

— Drew Plitt threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in the first half, and Ball State kept Buffalo star Jaret Patterson under control in a 38-28 victory over the 23rd-ranked Bulls on Friday night in the Mid-American Conference title game.

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Headlined by the ACC and SEC, conference championship week is here

One of the strangest college football seasons is finally at its conference championship weeks and the storylines are plentiful. Notre Dame as ACC champion? Can Florida push Alabama? How will Saturday impact the CFP? All this and more.

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Ball St.'s top RB opts out of MAC title game

- Ball State will be without top running back Caleb Huntley for Friday's Mid-American Conference championship game after he announced Sunday was opting out of the rest of this season.


Ball State wins MAC West, survives wild last play by WMU

— Ball State reached the Mid-American Conference championship game with a 30-27 victory over Western Michigan that ended with a wild series of laterals, the Cardinals prematurely rushing the field and a potential winning touchdown that was wiped out...

Touchdown or not ... this is the wildest ending to a football game you will ever see (1:52)

Team Stats

Passing Yards218.678th
Rushing Yards115.8105th
Points For24.5180th
Points Against27.981st