2010 CFN Midseason MAC Rundown
Northern Illinois QB Chad Spann
Northern Illinois QB Chad Spann
Posted Oct 15, 2010

The top players, games, surprises and disappointments of the first half of the MAC season.

2010 Midseason MAC

East   Akron | Bowling Green | Buffalo | Kent State | Miami Univ. | Ohio | Temple
West  Ball State | Central Mich | Eastern Mich | Northern Illinois | Toledo | West Michigan

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Offensive Player of the Midseason
RB Chad Spann, Sr. Northern Illinois

Defensive Player of the Midseason
DE Roosevelt Nix, Fr. Kent State

Ten Best MAC Players of the Midseason
1. RB Chad Spann, Sr. Northern Illinois
2. DE Roosevelt Nix, Fr. Kent State
3. LB Brian Wagner, Soph. Akron
4. WR Kamar Jorden, Sr. Bowling Green
5. QB Alex Carder, Soph. Western Michigan
6. LB Dwayne Woods, Soph. Bowling Green
7. DE Robert Eddins, Sr. Ball State
8. S Brian Lainhart, Sr. Kent State
9. S Davonte Shannon, Sr. Buffalo
10. WR Jordan White, Sr. Western Michigan

3 Biggest Surprises
1. Miami University's start
2. Toledo's record despite the offense
3. Ball State 31, Central Michigan 17

3 Biggest Disappointments
1. Akron
2. The MAC offenses
3. Central Michigan's MAC start

The MAC Champion Will Be ...
Northern Illinois over Temple

Best Game of the First Half
Sept. 25 – Marshall 24, Ohio 23

Worst Game of the First Half
Sept. 25 – Ohio State 73, Eastern Michigan 20

Coach of the Midseason
Jerry Kill, Northern Illinois

Best Performance So Far
Temple RB Matt Brown ran 28 times for 226 yards and four touchdowns in the 42-35 win over Army.

Top Freshman
DE Roosevelt Nix, Kent State

3 Big Calls For The Second Half
1. Northern Illinois and Temple will both roll through the rest of the MAC slate before meeting for the title.
2. Eastern Michigan will go winless for the second year in a row, and it won't come within ten points of anyone left on the slate.
3. Temple RB Matt Brown will finish the year with more rushing yards than Bernard Pierce.

Best Remaining Conference Game
Nov. 9 – Toledo at Northern Illinois