Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Your 2018 MAC football schedule

While the first Saturday in September seems like an eternity, the college football world can start making travel and ticket plans in advance as College Sports Overload presents the MAC 2018 football schedule.

NOTE: Dates could be changed by the MAC as the offseason progresses. All times ET.

Week 1- Aug. 30 (Thursday)

Central Connecticut State at Ball State, 7 p.m., ESPN+
Aug. 31 (Friday)

Syracuse at Western Michigan, 6 p.m., CBSSN
Monmouth at Eastern Michigan, 6:30 p.m., ESPN+
Sept. 1

Kent State at Illinois, Noon, BTN
Howard at Ohio, 2 p.m., ESPN+
Central Michigan at Kentucky, 3:30 p.m., ESPNU
Marshall at Miami (OH), 3:30 p.m., ESPN+
Northern Illinois at Iowa, 3:30 p.m., BTN

Delaware State at Buffalo, 6 p.m., ESPN3
VMI at Toledo, 7 p.m., ESPN3
Bowling Green at Oregon, 8 p.m., P12NAkron at Nebraska, 8 p.m., FOX

Week 2- Sept. 8

Western Michigan at Michigan, Noon, FS1Eastern Michigan at Purdue, Noon, BTN
Kansas at Central Michigan, 3 p.m., ESPN+Ball State at Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m., NBC
Buffalo at Temple, 3:30 p.m., ESPN3
Morgan State at Akron, 3:30 p.m., ESPN+
Howard at Kent State, 3:30 p.m., ESPN+
Maryland at Bowling Green, 6 p.m., ESPN+
Utah at Northern Illinois, 7:30 p.m., ESPNews

Cincinnati vs Miami (OH) (Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati), 8 p.m., Raycom/ESPN3
Week 3- Sept. 15

Miami (FL) at Toledo, Noon, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Ball State at Indiana, Noon, BTN
Kent State at Penn State, Noon, FS1
Ohio at Virginia, 3 p.m., ACCN
Central Michigan at Northern Illinois, 3:30 p.m., ESPN+
Miami (OH) at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m., BTN
Eastern Kentucky at Bowling Green, 4 p.m., ESPN3
Eastern Michigan at Buffalo, 6 p.m., ESPN+

Delaware State at Western Michigan, 7 p.m., ESPN+
Akron at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m., BTN
Week 4- Sept. 22

Akron at Iowa State
Buffalo at Rutgers
Eastern Michigan at San Diego State, 10:30 p.m, CBSSN
Kent State at Ole Miss
Maine at Central Michigan
Miami (OH) at Bowling Green
Nevada at Toledo
Northern Illinois at Florida State
Ohio at Cincinnati
Western Kentucky at Ball State
Western Michigan at Georgia State
Week 5- Sept. 29

Western Michigan at Miami (OH), 3:30 p.m, TV TBA
Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan, 6 p.m., ESPN+
Toledo at Fresno State, TV TBA, ESPN Networks
Army at Buffalo
Bowling Green at Georgia Tech
Central Michigan at Michigan State
Kent State at Ball State
Massachusetts at Ohio

Week 6- Oct. 6

Miami (OH) at Akron, 3:30 p.m., ESPN+
Ohio at Kent State, 3:30 p.m., ESPN+
Bowling Green at Toledo, 3:30 p.m., ESPN+
Buffalo at Central Michigan
Eastern Michigan at Western Michigan
Northern Illinois at Ball State
Week 7- Oct. 13
Western Michigan at Bowling Green, 3 p.m., ESPN+
Ohio at Northern Illinois, 3:30 p.m., ESPN Networks
Akron at Buffalo
Ball State at Central Michigan
Kent State at Miami (OH)
Toledo at Eastern Michigan

Week 8- Oct. 20

Bowling Green at Ohio, 2 p.m., ESPN3
Eastern Michigan at Ball State, 3 p.m., ESPN+
Western Michigan at Central Michigan, 3 p.m., ESPN+
Akron at Kent State
Buffalo at Toledo
Miami (OH) at Army

Week 9- Oct. 25 (Thursday)

Ball State at Ohio, 7 p.m., ESPN2/CBSSN
Toledo at Western Michigan, 7 p.m., ESPN2/CBSSN
Oct. 27

Army at Eastern Michigan
Central Michigan at Akron
Northern Illinois at BYU
Week 10- Oct. 30 (Tuesday)

Kent State at Bowling Green, 8 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU
Miami (OH) at Buffalo, 8 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU
Oct. 31 (Wednesday)

Ball State at Toledo, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2
Nov. 1 (Thursday)

Northern Illinois at Akron, 7 p.m., ESPNU/CBSSN
Ohio at Western Michigan, 7 p.m., ESPN/CBSSN
Nov. 3

Central Michigan at Eastern Michigan
Week 11- Nov. 6

Kent State at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m., ESPNU
Nov. 7 (Wednesday)

Ohio at Miami (OH), 7 or 8 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU
Toledo at Northern Illinois, 7 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU
Nov. 10

Akron at Eastern Michigan
Bowling Green at Central Michigan
Week 12- Nov. 13 (Tuesday)

Western Michigan at Ball State, 6 p.m, ESPN2
Nov. 14 (Wednesday)

Buffalo at Ohio, 7 p.m. or 8 p.m, ESPN2/ESPNU
Miami (OH) at Northern Illinois, 7 p.m. or 8 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU
Nov. 15 (Thursday)

Toledo at Kent State, 6 p.m., CBSSN
Nov. 17

Bowling Green at Akron
Week 13- Nov. 20 (Tuesday)

Ball State at Miami (OH), 7 p.m., ESPNU/ESPN+
Northern Illinois at Western Michigan, 7 p.m., ESPNU/ESPN+
Nov. 23 (Friday)

Akron at Ohio
Buffalo at Bowling Green
Central Michigan at Toledo
Eastern Michigan at Kent State
Week 14- Nov. 30 (Friday)

MAC Championship Game (Detroit), 7 p.m., ESPN2