2012 MAC Football Schedule Released: Akron, Kent State Get Started Aug. 30

The 2012 MAC Football Schedule has been released, and all dates are set for Kent State, Akron and Ohio University.

With the release of the 2012 MAC football schedule, the NCAA schedule for football is mostly set for the coming season. There's a few changes here or there, but nothing major, while the Temple Owls leave and UMass joins. The schedule includes a minimum of nine regular season games to be nationally televised on ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. For the regular season, it all gets going on August 30, when Cleveland-area teams Akron and Kent State wil ltake on Central Florida and Towson, respectively.

Also from the region is Ohio University, which will begin its season on Sept. 1 when they take on Penn State. You can catch the "new" Umass on Aug. 30. Anyway, the full schedule is here, and below we'll list the dates for each of the schools in the area, including Akron, Kent State and Ohio.

Akron

Aug.
30 Central Florida
Sep.
8 at Florida International
15 Morgan State
22 at Tennessee
29 *Miami
Oct.
6 *Bowling Green
13 *at Ohio
20 *Northern Illinois
27 *at Central Michigan
Nov.
3 *at Kent State
10 *UMass
20 *at Toledo, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN2)

Kent State

Aug.
30 Towson
Sep.
8 at Kentucky
19/20 *at Buffalo, TBD (ESPNU)
29 *Ball State
Oct.
6 *at Eastern Michigan
13 at Army
20 *Western Michigan
27 at Rutgers
Nov.
3 *Akron
10 *at Miami
17 *at Bowling Green
23 #*Ohio, (ESPNU/ESPN3)

Ohio

Sep.
1 at Penn State
8 New Mexico State
15 at Marshall
22 Norfolk State
29 *at UMass
Oct.
6 *Buffalo
13 *Akron
27 *at Miami
Nov.
1 *Eastern Michigan, 6:00 pm ET (ESPNU)
7 *Bowling Green, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
14 #*at Ball State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
23 #*at Kent State, (ESPNU/ESPN3)

All times listed ET
*Conference Game
#ESPN Multiple-Game Selection Date (an ESPN weekday multiple-game selection date will be announced 12 days prior to the listed date. One (1) game will be selected by each ESPN service listed).

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