MAC Football East Division Offensive Player of the Week
Dylan McDuffie, Buffalo, Running Back 
Junio, Buffalo, NY (Sweet Home)             
Dylan McDuffie rushed for a career-high 143 yards and a touchdown in Buffalo’s win over Ohio. Making his first career start, the junior running back had 23 carries for a 6.2 yards per carry average. He scored on a 4-yard touchdown run to help the Bulls rally from a 21-0 deficit. His day included a career-long 58-yard run.
 
MAC Football East Division Defensive Player of the Week
James Patterson, Buffalo, Linebacker    
Senior, Glendale, MD (Saint Vincent Pallotti)     
James Patterson had a career-high 15 tackles in Buffalo’s 27-26 win over Ohio. He added a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry and was instrumental in the Bulls’ comeback victory over the Bobcats. 
 
MAC Football East Division Special Teams Player of the Week
Nate Needham, Bowling Green, PK        
Senior, Chesterton, Ind. (Chesterton)    
Recorded a career-high four field goals and a career-high 14 points scored in a narrow loss at NIU. Connected on field goals of 23, 49, 42, 42 on a day when winds were whipping between 17 and 30 MPH. Made a 49-yard field goal with seven seconds left in the second quarter to make it a one-possession game.  He is one of 13 FBS players who is perfect on the year, but his 13 made field goals ranks No. 1 in the nation among those who are perfect. A perfect 9-of-9, he leads the nation with nine field goals from 40+ yards. His 13 made field goals in a row ranks No. 6 in the nation among active streaks.
 
MAC Football West Division Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Kaleb Eleby, Western Michigan, Quarterback    
R-So., Maryland Heights, Mo. (Pattonville)         
Completed 15-of-22 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns, and added 33 rushing yards and a touchdown as the Western Michigan offense put up 64 points in a Homecoming victory over Kent State…The Broncos finished with a season-high 642 yards of offense.
 
Jay Ducker, NIU, Running Back 
Freshman, Bellevue, Nebraska (Bellevue)            
Freshman Jay Ducker stepped in for starter Antario Brown in the first quarter and went on to gain a career and NIU team season high 210 yards on 33 carries to power the Huskies’ rushing attack in a 34-26 win over Bowling Green. Ducker surpassed the 100-yard mark in the first half to record his first career 100-yard game and finished with, the most yards by a Huskie since Jordan Lynch ran for 321 yards versus Western Michigan in 2013 (11-26).Ducker’s 210 yards are the most by a MAC player this season and the 17th highest total in the FBS, while his 33 carries are tied for the third most in the FBS in a game this year.  Ducker’s longest run went for 34 yards.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               
MAC Football West Division Defensive Player of the Week
Bryce Cosby, Ball State, S            
5th, Louisville, Ky. (duPont Manual)        
Fifth-year S Bryce Cosby registered a game-high 11 tackles and had 1.0 sack. It was his ninth career double-digit tackles performance and his third of the season. Cosby is the only player in the country to log multiple games of at least 10 tackles, 1.0 sack and one forced fumble on the year, and he’s done it in back-to-back games.
                                                                                                                                                                               
MAC Football West Division Special Teams Player of the Week
Marshall Meeder, Central Michigan, Kicker        
Freshman, Eaton Rapids, Mich. / Eaton Rapids  
Meeder scored the final 12 points with four field goals for CMU including the game-winner in overtime as CMU defeated Toledo, 26-23. Meeder was 4-4 on field goals, making kicks of 46 yards, 51 yards, 44 yards and 38 yards. He was also 2-2 on PATs. He is the first CMU student-athlete with four field goals in a game since 2012.