fighting muskie wrote:
I wouldn't put a whole lot of weight on the comments of a few NIU fans on a message board. I don't think it would be wise for them to ever leave the MAC again. The travel is too good and it presents a reasonable road to a New Years 6 bowl. The American is simply too unstable and may not be any greener on the other side.
As far as expansion schools for the MAC someone would probably have to leave first and I don't know who ever would. The only school that might have a better geographic fit would be if Buffalo ever were included in a group with UMass, UConn, Temple, and maybe the service academies to build a northeastern league that spread from New England down to Virginia or North Carolina. If they were to leave the next MAC school would surely come from the MVFC.
12 of the below would work:
UConn, UMass, Temple, Buffalo, Marshall, JMU, UDel, Towson, ODU, ECU, UNCC, Army, Navy, AFA
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