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2012 MAC Football Standings: Ohio Remains MAC's Only Unbeaten Team

The Ohio Bobcats are the only unbeaten team in the MAC as they open their conference schedule on Saturday.

Sep 1, 2012; University Park, PA, USA; Ohio Bobcats quarterback Tyler Tettleton (4) rolls out of the pocket to pass in the second quarter against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US Presswire
Sep 1, 2012; University Park, PA, USA; Ohio Bobcats quarterback Tyler Tettleton (4) rolls out of the pocket to pass in the second quarter against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US Presswire
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Four weeks into the season, the Ohio Bobcats haven't begun their MAC schedule, but they are the only team in the conference that hasn't lost a game yet. As conference play begins across the MAC on Saturday, Ohio should be in a strong position to maintain that record, too.

Coming off a 44-10 win over Norfolk State last Saturday, the Bobcats open their MAC schedule by facing arguably the worst team in the conference, the winless UMass Minutemen. UMass has lost its first four games by an average score of 43-9, so Ohio has a good shot at improving to 5-0.

Ball State, Toledo and Northern Illinois are currently 3-1 on the year, with the latter two teams riding three-game winning streaks. All of those teams are in the West division, though, putting Ohio in a position to lead the East division with a win on Saturday.

For more information on Ohio and the rest of the Mid-American Conference, check out Hustle Belt.

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