A look at the 2011 Akron Zips football team. Rob Ianello enters his second year as head coach, and while the defense has a little bit of potential, there is very little on offense.
Auburn won the BCS title in a thrilling finish. But running back Michael Dyer's defining run was a total ripoff of a Bowling Green touchdown earlier this season.
Bowling Green dropped football and basketball games on Wednesday and Thursday to Toledo and Michigan, respectively. Meanwhile, Akron football remained winless and Ball State hoops improved to 2-0.
The Northern Illinois running back had some sickly sweet numbers against the Minnesota defense. And in losing efforts, let's not forget CMU's linebacker and Bowling Green's kicker/punter.
The MAC went 2-9 in their last full week of nonconference play. Except for Toledo and NIU, much better days lay ahead for everyone (except for perhaps Ball State).
It's another weak year for prospects in the Mid-American Conference. The conference didn't have any players taken in this year's draft until the third round. Unless some players really break...