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Bowling Green 1,000-Yard Receiver Gehrig Dieter Transferring To Alabama For Final Season

Bowling Green’s passing attack was absolutely prolific in 2015, averaging over 366 yards per game—good for fifth in the country. 6-foot-3 receiver Gehrig Dieter excelled in Dino Babers’ high-octane offense, leading the team with 94 catches and finishing second with 1,033 yards and 10 touchdowns. With one year of elgibility remaining, he is heading to Alabama as a grad transfer...
Via College Spun
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama lands MAC star WR transfer Gehrig Dieter

The rich got a little bit richer on Saturday.National champs Alabama landed Bowling Green grad transfer WR Gehrig Dieter who tweeted out that he's transferring. The 6-3, 207-pound wideout was a go-to receiver for one of the nation's top offenses in 2015. Dieter caught 94 passes for 1,033 yards and 10 TDs. He also ate up Tennessee in the Bowling Green opener going for seven catches...
Via FOX Sports
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Gehrig Dieter to transfer from Bowling Green to Alabama

Gehrig Dieter posted this yesterday… pic.twitter.com/c4Iv5vr6Cd — Gehrig Dieter4⃣ (@gehrigd4) February 13, 2016 Ever since that he been re-tweeting the news about him transferring to Alabama per the graduate transfer rule. This is a huge get for the Crimson Tide. Dieter had 94 receptions in 2015! 94! He also had 10 receiving TDs! Dieter is a difference maker and will make...
Via The Student Section
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Gehrig Dieter to transfer from Bowling Green to Alabama

Gehrig Dieter posted this yesterday… pic.twitter.com/c4Iv5vr6Cd — Gehrig Dieter4⃣ (@gehrigd4) February 13, 2016 Ever since that he been re-tweeting the news about him transferring to Alabama per the graduate transfer rule. This is a huge get for the Crimson Tide. Dieter had 94 receptions in 2015! 94! He also had 10 receiving TDs! Dieter is a difference maker and will make...
Via Bloguin Best
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green WR Gehrig Dieter transferring to Alabama

Call it the ultimate upgrade. Bowling Green wide receiver Gehrig Dieter, whose 1,000-yard season surely caught Alabama’s eye, is heading to Tuscaloosa via graduate transfer and available right away. ‘Bama announced the move on their Twitter account Saturday afternoon. pic.twitter.com/c4Iv5vr6Cd — Gehrig Dieter4⃣ (@gehrigd4) February 13, 2016 With Calvin Ridley emerging...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Maryland adds Ohio HS coach to staff

Last year, Michigan made news by dipping into the high school ranks in Ohio and New Jersey to bolster Jim Harbaugh's football staff. Now former Harbaugh assistant D.J. Durkin reportedly has followed Harbaugh's lead. WKYC in Cleveland reports former Cleveland Benedictine head coach Joe Schaefer is joining Durkin's staff at Maryland. The two are familiar from Schaefer's playing...
Via FOX Sports
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

N Illinois tops Bowling Green, 71-60, keeps pace in MAC West

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Aaric Armstead scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half as Northern Illinois beat Bowling Green, 71-60 Tuesday night to remain a game back in the Mid-American Conference West Division. The Huskies kept pace with MAC West Division leader Ball State, which beat Miami (Ohio), 73-56. The game was the final contest for Northern Illinois against a team from the...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

New Alabama WR Gehrig Dieter Will Wear No. 2 For Crimson Tide

Former Alabama star running back Derrick Henry is off to the NFL after winning both the Heisman Trophy and the national title. Alabama fans can only hope that the next No. 2 accomplishes the same. Thursday, Derek Dieter, the father of Alabama graduate transfer Gehrig Dieter, posted a photo of his son in his new Alabama jersey. He gets No. 2 – Henry’s old digit. Dieter was part...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hamilton fuels Buffalo's 88-74 win over Bowling Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Blake Hamilton scored a career-high 24 points, including seven in a late game-changing 16-0 surge that fueled a game-ending 27-6 run and Buffalo defeated Bowling Green 88-74 on Saturday. Lamonte Bearden added 16 points, CJ Massinburg 15 and Willie Conner 14 for the Bulls (15-12, 8-6 Mid-American), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Hamilton also had seven...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green upsets Ohio, 87-82, creates 3-way tie for 2nd

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Wesley Alcegaire and Spencer Parker each scored 20 points and Bowling Green held off a late challenge to post an 87-82 upset victory over Ohio Tuesday night. The Bobcats brought a five-game winning streak into the game and had pulled out of a three-way tie for second place Saturday with a win over Miami. The loss knocked Ohio back into a three-way tie...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky dominates Southern Mississippi 75-60

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Aaron Cosby made seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points as Western Kentucky beat Southern Mississippi 75-60 on Thursday night. Cosby was 8 of 16 from the floor. Fredrick Edmond added 14 points and six rebounds for the Hilltoppers, who shot 52 percent (27 of 52) from the field and outrebounded the Golden Eagles 33-20, with 10 on the offensive end. Western...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Bearden lead Buffalo past Bowling Green, 87-83

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Lamonte Bearden and Blake Hamilton scored 20 points apiece - and grabbed five rebounds each - to help Buffalo defeat Bowling Green 87-83 on Friday night. Ismail Ali converted a 3-point play to put Bowling Green (14-17, 5-13 Mid-American Conference) up five with 4:41 to play. Bearden hit a 3 and, after a dunk by Antwon Lillard on the other end, Nick Perkins...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

FCS No. 2 tackler Gabe Sherrod transfers to Syracuse

Since Dino Babers left Bowling Green to become the new head coach at Syracuse in January, he has made some pretty big changes. He has dismissed three defensive ends for off-field issues in an effort to clean things up for the Orange. Now, Babers will be getting to replace at least one of those spots and he will do so with one of the nation’s best tacklers. Gabe Sherrod announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green tops Kent St. 70-69, advances in MAC tourney

KENT, Ohio (AP) Spencer Parker scored 18 points, Wesley Alcegaire added 14 and the pair combined to hit 4 of 4 free throws in the final 16 seconds to help No. 12 seed Bowling Green beat fifth-seeded Kent State 70-69 Monday night in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament. Antwon Lillard had 13 points - all in the second half - on 6-of-8 shooting for Bowling Green...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green upsets Central Michigan 62-59 in MAC quarters

CLEVELAND (AP) Antwon Lillard drained a 3-pointer with 12.3 seconds left as Bowling Green pulled off its second upset in the Mid-American Conference tournament by knocking off Central Michigan 62-59 in the quarterfinals on Thursday. Lillard's shot from the top of the key gave him 26 points and the No. 12 seeded Falcons (16-17) a 60-59 lead. Bowling Green forced a turnover on Central...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ray Harper resigns as Western Kentucky basketball coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Western Kentucky coach Ray Harper has resigned. It is unknown whether Harper's resignation is related to the suspensions of Hilltopper players Fredrick Edmond, Marlon Hunter and Chris McNeal following a hearing Wednesday night by the school's disciplinary committee. No specifics about what rules the players violated were mentioned in a release Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky basketball head coach resigns, three players suspended

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Western Kentucky coach Ray Harper has resigned.It is unknown whether Harper's resignation is related to the suspensions of Hilltopper players Fredrick Edmond, Marlon Hunter and Chris McNeal following a hearing Wednesday night by the school's disciplinary committee. No specifics about what rules the players violated were mentioned in a release Thursday night...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Michigan WR Transferring To Bowling Green

Former Michigan WR Da’Mario Jones, who announced he was transferring out of Michigan in February, will play his final year of college football at Bowling Green, the Toledo Blade is reporting. Also, via @jwagnerblade, former Michigan WR Jones transferring to Bowling Green https://t.co/ixIecr9cjA — Rachel Lenzi (@RLenziBlade) March 22, 2016 Jones, a Westland (MI) native and...
Via Diehardsport
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse made a comically dramatic video for its new football coach

Syracuse is so pumped that former Bowling Green head coach Dino Babers is taking over the program that the team released a bombastic hype video that - shockingly - features no actual footage of Syracuse football. The Orange assault you with impressive statistics to showcase Babers' offensive prowess ("HC of the fourth-ranked offense in 2015!"), along with some neat highlights of...
Via FOX Sports
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky hires Rick Stansbury as men's hoop coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Western Kentucky has announced the hiring of former Texas A&M assistant Rick Stansbury as its next men's basketball coach. WKU athletic director Todd Stewart announced the hire on Monday. Stansbury, 56, had spent the past two seasons as associate head coach to Billy Kennedy with the Aggies, who shared the Southeastern Conference regular season championship...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

College Hoops Star Is Now an NFL Draft Prospect, Amazed Scouts at His Pro Day

[caption id="attachment_242354" align="aligncenter" width="654"] Photo via Bowling Green Daily News[/caption] What do Antonio Gates, Julius Thomas and Jimmy Graham have in common? They were all college basketball stars who decided to give football a shot after their hoops careers ended. The next hardwood-to-gridiron crossover you should look out for? George Fant. Fant was a...
Via Stack
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green AD Chris Kingston resigns from position

The Bowling Green Falcons have seen an athletic rise across the board over the last few years and athletic director Chris Kingston has been a big reason for that. However, his time with the school is coming to an end very soon. According to the Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune, Kingston resigned from his position on Monday, effective May 10, to become the vice president at Learfield...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green women’s basketball team to make trip to Cuba

The Bowling Green State University Women’s Basketball program announced this week that they will be taking their program on an international tour to Cuba. They will be the first collegiate women’s basketball program to travel to and play basketball games in Cuba. The team will make a stop in Tampa, before heading on an 11-day tour of Cuba, playing games in Havana. They will play three...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio university pays player $712K to settle concussion suit

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) A university in Ohio has agreed to pay $712,000 to a former football player who says he had concussions that led to a permanent brain injury. Former offensive lineman Cody Silk said in a lawsuit that Bowling Green State University's coaches and medical staff didn't pull him from practice right after he suffered concussions in 2010. The Sterling Heights, Michigan...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Filipino pair advance to round of 16 in Women's Four-Ball

BOWLING GREEN, Fla. (AP) Paulina Del Rosario and Princess Mary Superal of the Philippines seized control with a birdie on the par-3 10th and won their opening match, 3 and 2, in the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball on Monday. The Filipino duo, who won the 36-hole qualifying at Streamsong Resort, never trailed against Mikayla Fitzpatrick and Alisa Snyder. They advance to the round...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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