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2016 Schedule
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Watch Live: MAC Football Media Day in Detroit

The Mid-American Conference's head coaches and select players are at MAC media day on Thursday to kick off the 2016 season at Ford Field.

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MAC's 12 most important players in 2016

Bowling Green took home last season's MAC title, but Western Michigan brings back receiver Corey Davis and a high-powered offense. Who are the other players to watch in the conference?

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MAC confidential: Opposing coaches dish on league

How do MAC coaches think 2016 will go? Opposing coaches dish on why Ohio will be good (again), Kareem Hunt should hit 1,000 yards (again) and Western Michigan will throw it a lot (again).

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Highlights: Darius Jackson

With the first of back-to-back compensatory picks in Round 6, the Cowboys took the Eastern Michigan product. Check out some of Jackson's best highlights.

Watch: Eastern Michigan signing day coverage

Tune in for comprehensive coverage all day long as the next class of Eastern Michigan stars sign the dotted line to play for the Eagles. Live on ESPN3

Chippewas come back and hang on to win

Trailing 21-7 at halftime, Central Michigan exploded for 28 points in the third quarter, giving it a 35-28 win over in-state rival Eastern Michigan. Freshman RB Romello Ross had four TDs on 97 total yards. Game summary

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Central Michigan takes the lead

Chippewas QB Cooper Rush finds Corey Willis on the sideline, and the sophomore WR takes it 67 yards for a TD. Eastern Michigan trails 35-28 in the fourth quarter.

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Chippewas tie it up

Central Michigan's Romello Ross finds the end zone for the third time today. This time, the freshman RB ties the game at 21-21 with a 3-yard TD run in the third quarter.

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Chippewas break through to block punt

Central Michigan senior DB Kavon Frazier blocks the Eastern Michigan punt attempt, setting up his team in great field position midway through the third quarter.

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C. Michigan strikes quickly after the half

Chippewas QB Cooper Rush and Romello Ross execute the screen pass to perfection, connecting for a 63-yard TD. Eastern Michigan still leads 21-14 in the third.

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E. Michigan takes lead into half

Eagles QB Brogan Roback finds Darius Jackson wide open out of the backfield. The senior RB took it in for a 6-yard TD. Central Michigan trails 21-7 at halftime.

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Eagles defense comes up big, again

Central Michigan RB Jahray Hayes fumbles at the 1-yard line, and DL Luke Maclean scoops up the ball and returns it to midfield.

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Eagles defense on the board

Eastern Michigan LB Kyle Rachwal intercepts Central Michigan QB Cooper Rush and takes it 35 yards for a touchdown.

Team Stats

Passing Yards222.264th
Rushing Yards157.883rd
Points For25.494th
Points Against42.1Tied-123rd