Central Michigan beats Ohio 27-20 for bowl eligibility

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Cooper Rush threw two touchdown passes to Tyler Conklin and Sean Bunting intercepted a pass in the end zone with 34 seconds left as Central Michigan beat Ohio 27-20 on Tuesday night to become bowl eligible. Conklin made a one-handed grab from 8 yards out for the go-ahead touchdown with 5:51 remaining and Ohio had a fumble and an interception on its final...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Michigan tops Northern Illinois in triple OT

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Cooper Rush connected with Tyler Conklin for a 25-yard touchdown pass on the first play of triple overtime, sending Central Michigan to a 34-28 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Northern Illinois had the first possession in triple overtime, but Christian Hagan's 34-yard field goal attempt was blocked. On the next play, Conklin released up the seam and used...
Via Associated Press
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Reviewing the End of Oklahoma State Vs. Central Michigan

The setup  Down by three with just over three minutes left in the fourth quarter, Central Michigan quarterback Cooper Rush threw an interception at midfield. Oklahoma State only needed to convert one first down and then run out the remaining time since Central Michigan only had one more timeout to stop the clock. Oklahoma State got the necessary first down with an 18 yard completion...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Michigan upsets Oklahoma State off of a hail mary hook-and-ladder TD on untimed down

While this weekend in college football wasn’t going to nearly live up with the non-stop excitement and unpredictability as last week, that didn’t mean that this week wouldn’t have something. Down 27-24 to No. 22 ranked Oklahoma State, unranked Central Michigan had the ball on their own 49 yard line. With the clock at :00 and the benefit of an untimed down due to an Oklahoma...
Via The Comeback
September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

5 Group of 5 Quarterbacks To Build a Program Around

Group of 5 schools might not receive as much publicity as the big boys, but they’re still loaded with talent, especially at the quarterback position. Here’s a list of five signal callers from non-power conferences that any power conference coach would want to build his program around. 5. Cooper Rush, Central Michigan A three-year starter, Rush has thrown for 9,356 yards as...
Via The Student Section
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

QB Cooper Rush wraps record season for Central Michigan

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) It's been a record-breaking season for Central Michigan junior quarterback Cooper Rush. Rush realizes there is even more he wants to accomplish and it starts with Monday's Quick Lane Bowl against Minnesota in Detroit, ''I wanted to have good numbers and I was able to do that,'' Rush said. ''The key was making a lot of plays. That's what my job is as...
Via Associated Press
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick Lane Bowl Matchup

Central Michigan (7-5, MAC) vs. Minnesota (5-7, Big Ten), Dec. 28, 5 p.m. LOCATION: Detroit TOP PLAYERS Central Michigan: Quarterback Cooper Rush, 3,703 yards passing. Minnesota: Running back Shannon Brooks, 6.2 yards per rush. NOTABLE Central Michigan: The Chippewas have won five of their last six games, and they were involved in one of the most exciting bowl games a year...
Via Associated Press
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Central Michigan Cuts WKU Lead To 1 On Insane Last Second Hail Mary With 3 Laterals In Bahamas Bowl

If you didn’t watch the inaugural Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl, you missed out on an amazing comeback, one of the craziest Hail Mary touchdowns in recent memory, and a devastating loss for Central Michigan moments later. The Chippewas entered the fourth quarter down 49-14 to Western Kentucky, and came roaring back in the final frame. Chippewas quarterback Cooper Rush finished with 493...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

All Hands on Deck: Syracuse Must Contain Stefon Diggs Syracuse has a tough task on its hands this weekend. In some regards, SU caught a break last week by playing Central Michigan. Chippewas’ quarterback Cooper Rush posed no threat on the ground, and after John Robertson ran all over the Carrier Dome, the Orange really needed the week time off from a running QB. The team responded well, getting to Rush for five sacks. But...
Via Orange Fizz
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Blueprint: Here’s How Syracuse Can Beat Central Michigan

The Fizz attempted to give some insight into Syracuse’s upcoming matchup with Central Michigan next weekend. Syracuse is expected by Vegas to beat the Chippewas, a team with less talent.  But, the Chippewas dismantled Purdue yesterday and now have beaten two Big 10 schools in the last three years. Central Michigan won a huge road game 38-17. The team is now 2-0 on the season...
Via Orange Fizz
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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