2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6th in MAC - West
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71dAdam Rittenberg

QB Lombardi transfers to N. Illinois from MSU

QB Rocky Lombardi, who started six games for Michigan State this season, is transferring to Northern Illinois, he announced Sunday.

Lee scores 61-yard fumble recovery TD for Eastern Michigan (0:34)
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89dRyan McGee

Hey! Former CFP contender Oregon!? Welcome to The Bottom 10

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.

Toledo's Bryce Mitchell hauls in a 44-yard TD (0:32)
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Harrison Waylee takes off to score a 28-yard TD (0:26)
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Eskridge takes kickoff 100 yards for Western Michigan TD (0:50)
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152dAdam Rittenberg

'MACtion' kicks off conference's six-game slate

The Twitter phenomenon known as "MACtion" will be in play during November as the Mid-American Conference released a six-game, league-only football schedule that will feature only midweek games for the first three weeks.

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MAC presidents delay vote on fall football

No decision was made on a possible fall football season for the Mid-American Conference during Saturday's meeting of conference presidents, commissioner Jon Steinbrecher said in a statement.

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212dHeather Dinich and Adam Rittenberg

MAC is first FBS to nix fall football, eyes spring

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first FBS conference to postpone the fall football season amid the coronavirus pandemic and will instead look to play in the spring.

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259dAdam Rittenberg

Buffalo-N. Illinois game moves off election night

This year's Buffalo-Northern Illinois football game, scheduled for election night on Nov. 3, has been moved to Oct. 31, the Mid-American Conference announced Monday.

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Richie’s TD sparks N. Illinois to 17-14 win over W. Michigan

Tyrice Richie took a shovel pass in the Northern Illinois backfield, added an acrobatic flip over a would-be tackler near midfield and turned it all into a 71-yard touchdown to spark the Huskies to a 17-14 win over Western Michigan in the season...

Richie somehow stays on his feet for a 71-yard TD (1:04)
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Childers keeps it to put Northern Illinois on the board (0:20)
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Team Stats

Passing Yards240.551st
Rushing Yards127.0Tied-99th
Points For24.8103rd
Points Against38.79th