Posted: 12:58 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
By Seth Austin
Randy Moss had the single greatest receiving season in MAC history, finishing 4th in Heisman voting that year. Greg Jennings was a phenomenal receiver at Western Michigan, and has blossomed into one of the NFL's best. Who doesn't like hyphens? Here's an early look at our top five for the inaugural Moss-Jennings Trophy.
1. Willie Snead (Ball State) - Of course the leading returning receiver from the conference is going to post up at the top spot in the preseason. With Keith Wenning throwing him the ball last year, Snead amassed 1,148 receiving yards and nine touchdowns. He seems perfectly primed to do those numbers again in 2013.
2. Bernard Reedy (Toledo) - Speedy Reedy had the same amount of receptions as Snead in 2012 with 89 and had 1,105 yards and six touchdowns. Reedy and another man on this list will make Terrance Owens' job a little easier this season.
3. Alex Neutz (Buffalo) - Neutz returns from a season where he hauled in 65 passes for 1,015 yards. His 11 touchdowns in 2012 were second best in the conference behind now-graduated NIU Huskie Martel Moore.
4. Titus Davis (Central Michigan) - With Cody Wilson graduated, Titus Davis is the man in Mount Pleasant. Davis averaged 20 yards per catch and had eight touchdowns in 2012.
5. Alonzo Russell (Toledo) - Russell joins Reedy and Owens and David Fluellen in a pretty stacked Rockets offense. Last season as a freshman, Russell hauled in 56 passes for 960 yards and five touchdowns.
No love for the tight end. Who do you all see having break out performances in 2013? Which passing games step up to maybe get some guys recognition on this list?