CLEVELAND — With just over a month to go before college football begins, the Mid-American Conference preseason poll was released and the University of Toledo is one of the favorites to win the MAC.
The Rockets were picked to finish second in the West Division, receiving nine first-place votes.
Bowling Green was picked to finish fifth in the East Division and received one first place vote.
Defending champion Northern Illinois was picked to win the MAC West and Miami was picked to win the East Division.
Here's the full MAC preseason poll:
East Division (first place votes):
- Miami (20) - 139 points
- Kent State (3) - 116 points
- Buffalo - 78 points
- Ohio - 72 points
- Bowling Green (1) - 71 points
- Akron - 28 points
West Division (first place votes)
- Northern Illinois (11) - 122 points
- Toledo (9) - 120 points
- Central Michigan (4) - 112 points
- Western Michigan - 56 points
- Eastern Michigan - 52 points
- Ball State - 42 points
MAC football champion votes:
Northern Illinois (9), Toledo (6), Miami (5), Central Michigan (4)