BALL STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ohio LB Likes Ball State’s Program

Ball State made a major impact on a Cincinnati-area LB that visited this past weekend.
Via ballstate.scout.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Bringing Wenning for Visit

Keith Wenning owns all of the major passing records at Ball State and was a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award during a senior season in which he scored 40 touchdowns.
Via gnb.scout.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Battle Enjoys Ball State Visit

Ball State entertained a bevy of potential recruits over the weekend including one of the top D-linemen in Michigan.
Via ballstate.scout.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Higgins Elated By Ball State Offer

Recruiting for the Evansville Reitz ATH had been quite until his visit to Ball State this weekend.
Via ballstate.scout.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Ball State Target: Tony Balabani

The lates in our series on the 2015 Class and what prospects are on the radar for Ball State Football.
Via ballstate.scout.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ball State in the NFL Draft

Quarterback Keith Wenning.  Wide Receiver Willie Snead. Both are entering this years NFL Draft and both of these young men are not getting the fan-fare some others are.  But considering they are coming out of Ball State and played in the MAC Conference, that shouldn’t come as a surprise.The only time the MAC Conference was ever really mentioned was when people spoke of Jordan...
Via Route4Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona softball sweeps Ball State in record fashion

TUCSON -- In a program that has won eight national championships and has topped the 60-win plateau five times, the Wildcats had never run-ruled seven straight opponents. That changed on Tuesday, when the Wildcats run-ruled Ball State twice, marking the seventh and then eighth consecutive run-rule victories for the 2014 Cats. Arizona defeated Ball State (12-4) 16-2 and 12-3 in the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball State hires Georgetown coach Kevin Kelly as its DC

Kevin Kelly, who has served as the head football coach at Georgetown from 2007-13, has been named the defensive coordinator/inside linebackers coach for the Ball State Cardinals, according to fourth-year head coach Pete Lembo. “We are very fortunate to bring a defensive coach with Kevin’s experience, expertise and integrity to the Ball State football program at this time,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State pulls 'Hide the Midget' trick play in GoDaddy Bowl

Arkansas State pulled a play from the Gus Malzahn playbook against Ball State in the GoDaddy Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Sunday night.As the Cardinals defense followed two decoy runners after the snap, 5-foot-9 wide receiver R.J. Fleming emerged from hiding behind the offensive line with the ball.The misdirection play, according to  USA TODAY Sports’ George Schroeder, is called...
Via The Other Paper
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 7 Louisville women run past Ball State 105-67

Shoni Schimmel had 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and Sara Hammond scored 11 of her 13 points in the first five minutes as No. 7 Louisville overwhelmed Ball State 105-67 Tuesday night. The Cardinals (11-1) have won four straight and tied the school's single-season record for games with 90 or more points. Louisville already has done that eight times this season...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State defeats Taylor 73-53

Zavier Turner led all scorers with 17 points as Ball State defeated NAIA in-state foe Taylor 73-53 Tuesday night. Turner was the only Cardinal (1-1) to reach double-figure scoring. Majok Majok had six points to go along with 16 rebounds. Kyle Stidom scored 14 points off of 7-of-15 shooting for Taylor (2-2), its only player with double-figures. Taylor shot only 29 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas rallies to a 34-27 win over Ball State

Derek Thompson threw for 274 yards and rushed 72 yards to lead North Texas to a 34-27 come-from-behind win over Ball State Saturday. North Texas (1-1) struggled early as Ball State (2-1) sprinted to a 20-3 lead in the first quarter. Ball State combined offense and defense to get out front as Keith Wenning tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Willie Snead, Horactio Banks added a 77...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State Student Wins Free Tuition for a Semester After Hitting This Half-Court Shot

Freshman Markus Burden, who will be attending Ball State for presumably the next four years, made his life a little easier financially by nailing a half-court shot this past week. Burden was selected randomly from the crowd to have the opportunity to hit the half-court shot and he took advantage by making his 4th attempt at the prize. Not sure why he got 4 attempts, but I digress…...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss
HOLD ON I'M WATCHING THIS

Ball St. baseball spoofs AT&T commercials

YouTube Ahh, those dreaded AT&T commercials.  ”We want more. We want more.”  ”Sand full of sugar.”  ”Tape a cheetah to her back.”  Fine, the last one is alright. The Ball State baseball team put together a spoof of the ads in their effort to tout sophomore starting pitcher Josh Baker as an All-American.  The MAC Pitcher of the Year threw 99 and 1/3 innings spanning...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Papa John’s John Schnatter’s Boozy Post-Cardinals Win Photo Goes Viral (Photo)

Papa John’s John Schnatter is kind of a big deal in Louisville. The face of the pizza empire not only has his headquarters there, he actually has donated more than $20 million to the University of Louisville. This donation included a $5 million lead gift in 1996 to help build the Cardinals’ football stadium, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium — also known as “The Oven.” Pretty...
Via NESN.com
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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