Midweek games have been a part of the Mid-American Conference for almost a decade. Are they worth it for Northern Illinois?

Nationally televised midweek games have become a consistent part of the Mid-American Conference and Northern Illinois' schedule over the past decade.

With these Tuesday and Wednesday games comes the opportunity for the football program to gain national exposure in primetime,

but also makes it harder for students and alumni to attend games.

HuskieWire takes a look at the history behind "#MACtion", analyzes how NIU benefits from the non-traditional game dates

and discusses whether these midweek games will continue to be a staple of the MAC moving forward.