This is an experienced defense that has seen a lot and been through a lot together. It’s do or die time for the Cardinals.
Saturday proves to be another close game. Five of the past six meetings between the Cardinals and the Chippewas have been decided by three points or fewer.
The Bronze Stalk Trophy was on the line, as well as an opportunity for the winner of this game to cement its place as a real contender in the MAC West.
Last week’s win over the Eagles proved what many people thought already about this Ball State team — the offense is prolific.
While running back Caleb Huntley will certainly do Caleb Huntley things, watch for the passing game to thrive against Northern Illinois and its freshman duo of defensive ends and safeties.
Here’s what to watch for on Wednesday night with the Bronze Stalk trophy on the line.