MUNCIE — Ball State’s 11 preseason All-MAC selections and five first-team choices by Phil Steele’s College Football Preview are tied for the second-most of any team in the league.

The annual publication comes out this week, previewing the 2020 season. Only Central Michigan (12) has more overall honorees on Steele’s MAC teams than the Cardinals, while only Western Michigan (6) has more on the first team.