2014 Ohio Bobcats Football Schedule
Fans in Athens, Ohio annually await the start of the college football season
and the chance to go out and support the Ohio Bobcats as they fight their way through the always tough Mid-American Conference
schedule. The Bobcats are coming off of a decent 2013 season in which they finished third in the East division of the MAC
with a 4-4 record, ultimately going 7-6 overall to deliver yet another winning season. The MAC is always one of the most tightly
contested conferences in college football and the Bobcats will be looking for all the support from their fans they can muster
as they look to charge up the MAC standings in 2014.
The home schedule kicks off on Sept. 20 at Peden Stadium when the
Idaho Vandals come to town, kicking the season into high gear. Four huge conference games close out the home schedule in 2014,
the first on Oct. 11 against the Bowling Green Falcons who finished first in the East division last season. The following
week conference and in-state rivals the Akron Zips come to Peden Stadium and on Nov. 5 the Buffalo Bulls come to town in a
game that will surely have fans on their feet throughout. The home schedule closes out with a game against defending conference
champions the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday, Nov. 18, which is another game that will be buzzed about around town long
before kick-off. Put it all together and it's another amazing season of action that you know you won't want to miss out on.
Ohio Bobcats Team Info
Casual college football fans may not hold the MAC in as high regard as other football
powerhouses like the SEC or the Big Ten, but the MAC has a long and proud history of college football and routinely has a
steady stream of superstars competing in the conference. The MAC is divided into two divisions the East, which consists of
Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Kent State, Massachusetts, Miami (Ohio), and Ohio, and the West which is made up of Ball State,
Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, NIU, Toledo, and Western Michigan. Every game in the MAC is a big time matchup and the
Bobcats are sure to be in the middle of some of the biggest games of the season, giving you all kinds of incentive to wear
your favorite green and white gear and cheer for your Bobcats.
College Football Experience
fans are some of the most proud and dedicated in all of sports, especially when it comes to college football. For many fans
supporting a college football team represents a tradition that has been in the family for a long time or evokes nostalgic
feelings after spending years studying on the campus and attending games as a student. College football fans block off entire
Saturdays to be a part of all that comes with the game. These loyal supporters wake up early and head off to the stadium parking
lot for tailgating before the game, helping to create an amazing atmosphere that is all about the camaraderie leading up to
Ohio Bobcats Football History
Football was listed in the yearbook for the Bobcats all the way
back in 1892, giving them one of the longest histories in all of college football. Playing in the MAC, the Bobcats always
have a schedule packed to the brim with great matchups, and they've developed some big-time rivalries that always bring fans
in by the thousands come game day. Overall, the Bobcats have won a national title, 11 conference titles and more than 530
all-time wins, establishing a legacy of winning that goes back many generations in Athens, Georgia. When the game is on the
line and the Bobcats are digging in, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.
The Bobcats had four different All-Americans in a single season at one point. Can you name the year?
answer is 2009, when Gerald Moore, LaVon Brazill, Noah Keller and Matt Weller all made a major mark on the conference and
ended up as All-Americans for the Bobcats.
Ohio Bobcats Football Fans
When the game is on the line and
two talented teams are battling it out for gridiron glory, with the intense crowd watching eagerly by the tens of thousands,
there is only one place to be, and it definitely isn't sitting on that little couch hoping to get a glimpse of the big game
on your flatscreen. Instead, make it out to the stands for an intense game featuring some of the most explosive amateur athletes
on the planet in another season that will have Bobcats fans buzzing all over town. This is a team that has developed a major
reputation around Athens, Ohio for a reason, and you'll see loud and clear why that is if you head out to see the Bobcats
during a major matchup this season.