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Central Michigan football players react to being one win away from MAC West title

The Central Michigan football team is officially one win away from securing a Mid-American Conference West Division title and a trip to the MAC championship game.

With Western Michigan's 17-14 loss to Northern Illinois, the Broncos have dropped to 5-3 in the conference.

The Chippewas, currently at 5-2, control their own fate. A win against Toledo on Friday at Kelly/Shorts Stadium would lock in a trip to Ford Field for the title game.

Central Michigan was picked to finish last in the conference after a 1-11 season in 2018 under John Bonamego. First-year coach Jim McElwain has the team at 7-4 overall and 5-2 in the MAC.

The last time Central Michigan went to the MAC title game was 2009, which is the same year the Chippewas last earned a win against the Rockets.

It's been a long time coming, and the players on the team are excited for a chance to compete for a championship.

Here are the Twitter reactions from Central Michigan football players:

Wide receiver JaCorey Sullivan

Running back Jonathan Ward

Safety Da'Quaun Jamison

Wide receiver Kalil Pimpleton

Safety Devonni Reed

Defensive end LaQuan Johnson

Linebacker George Douglas

Cornerback Kyron McKinnie-Harper

Offensive guard Oge Udeogu

This story will be updated with more reactions as they become available.