Membership: 12 Division I schools in New York, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan
Nickname: “ ”Conference of Quarterbacks“ ” in reference to the success of former MAC players in the NFL
Headquarters: Cleveland, Ohio
Region: Great Lakes
Commissioner: Jon Steinbrecher
Year Established: 1946
Mid-American Conference Tickets
The Mid-American Conference, or MAC, is an NCAA Division I athletic conference that covers the Great Lakes region. It features teams stretching from Western New York to Illinois with Ohio, Michigan and Indiana in between. The MAC is renowned for producing incredible players that go on to be very successful in the NFL to the point where it has earned the nickname “ ”Conference of Quarterbacks.“ ” Some of the MAC Hall of Famers that went on to join the NFL include Brad Maynard, Jack Lambert, Ron Johnson and many more. While NCAA Football is a key strength of the Mid-American Conference, it also features 11 other NCAA-sanctioned sports. The MAC sends teams to four bowl games with the opposing conferences, including C-USA, Sun Belt and Mountain West. The easiest and safest way to get your Mid-American Conference tickets is at StubHub through the website or mobile app. StubHub provides a FanProtect guarantee, taking care of the hassle of finding secure, authentic tickets.
Who are the members of the Mid-American Conference?
The conference’s members are split into an East and a West Division. The East Division is composed of the University of Akron, Bowling Green State University, State University of New York at Buffalo, Kent State University, Miami University and Ohio University. The West Division is comprised of Ball State University, Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Northern Illinois University, University of Toledo and Western Michigan University.
What are some of the notable rivalries in the Mid-American Conference?
There are rivalries between Akron and Kent State, Bowling Green and Toledo, Miami and Ohio, Ohio and Marshall, Ball State and Northern Illinois and Central Michigan and West Michigan.
What is the Mid-American Conference Championship Game?
The MAC Championship Game is the deciding game between the winners of the West and East Divisions of the MAC. Whoever wins is the MAC champion. Unlike many conferences that hold their championship games at campus facilities, the MAC Championship Game is held at a neutral location, Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, on the first Saturday in December. The Northern Illinois Huskies tops the list of most appearances with eight, four of them wins. The Marshall Thundering Herd has only appeared six times, but they won five of those times.
Who are some of the MVPs of the Mid-American Conference games?
Marshall University tops the list of most declared MVPs with five: Randy Moss, Chad Pennington twice and Byron Leftwich twice.
What bowl games attend the Mid-American Conference?
What rival conferences battle the Mid-American Conference?
The MAC plays against the C-USA, Sun Belt and Mountain Belt across four bowl games.
What sports are represented in the Mid-American Conference?
The MAC covers a wide array of Division I sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field (both indoor and outdoor), volleyball and wrestling.
What Mid-American Conference team is the most successful?