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NIU football: Huskies chosen third in preseason MAC Media poll

The 2019 Mid-American Conference championship trophy stands on display at Tuesday's MAC Football Media Day at Ford Field in Detroit.
The 2019 Mid-American Conference championship trophy stands on display at Tuesday's MAC Football Media Day at Ford Field in Detroit.

DETROIT — The Huskies were chosen to finish third in the MAC West by Mid-American Conference media and received one vote to win the conference title.

Ohio received 13 out of 24 first-place votes to win the conference outright. Also receiving votes to win the conference were Toledo (7), Western Michigan (2), NIU (1) and Central Michigan (1).

Also announced Tuesday morning was the media votes for winners in each division and the league overall.

Tuesday is MAC Football Media Day at Ford Field in Detroit, with coach Thomas Hammock and players Mykelti Williams and Tre Harbison addressesing the media. Stay with the Daily Chronicle's Kaleb Carter on Twitter @Kaleb_M_Carter for updates during the day.

MAC West Media predictions

1. Toledo

2. Western Michigan

3. NIU

4. EMU

5. Ball State

6. CMU

MAC East Media Predictions

1. Ohio

2. Miami

3. Buffalo

4. Kent State

5. Akron

6. Bowling Green

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