Each Big Ten team gets a week all to its own this summer as they do every summer here on Off Tackle Empire. With the help of team contributors, we will try to understand the team, learn more about the players, coaches, traditions, other sports teams and campus culture before roundly mocking all of those things, dismissing them and moving on to the next school. Previews, depth charts, predictions, meditations, celebrations, lamentations and scathing diss tracks abound.
Who wins the MAC? Can Northwestern and Maryland avoid the last landmines for the conference?
Can Indiana State or Youngstown State pull an upset of Northwestern or Michigan State? Are NDSU and SDSU contenders? Will a Missouri Valley school go FBS anytime soon? Catching up with the best conference in FCS football and a guy who knows it all about them!
Previews of the Big Ten-MAC non-conference football games through September 11:
Previewing Roadrunners-Illini and looking at the future of a G5 conference hit hard by COVID and realignment.
Predicting ALL the teams and ALL the records and everything else, too:
Some discipline and coaching would have Maryland on the verge of bowling, writes larry31.
It’s put up or shut up time.