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Michael Vestey

Things are looking up for the Orange and Blue

It’s that time of year again - when the resident FC Cincinnati fan on The Miami Student staff is allowed to write an article about his favorite team (and greatest source of personal misery, as befits all good favorite teams). Well, it’s already started, and we can begin to draw broad, unreasonable conclusions from these small sample sizes.

The Miami RedHawks defeated the Central Michigan Chippewas, 28-17, in Miami's first MAC contest of the season.

Mike’s MAC Week in Review - Week One

Week One of MAC football and Week Five of the college football season is in the books, and there was some real entertainment to be found in the seven games played on Saturday afternoon.  

Dominique Robinson was selected in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears on Saturday.

The Victory Bell is dead – and the Big East killed it

 The Victory Bell is the oldest current non-conference rivalry in the country, having first been played in 1888, and is scheduled to run through 2029. If Cincinnati keeps up its current win streak until then, it might be time to retire this game as a yearly event.  

With a Group of Five playoffs, teams like Miami and Cincinnati would have a shot at postseason glory.

It’s time for a ‘Group of Five’ playoff

It ’s time we accepted that schools outside out of the Power Five (P5) conferences don’t have a chance at winning a national championship, and – with the ever-increasing trend of high-profile players opting out of bowl games in favor of preparing for the NFL – it’s time we made the postseason serious for Group of Five (G5) schools.