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NFL Draft Visits: Tuesday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Tuesday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: UCF QB Blake Bortles is visit with the Texans in Houston on Tuesday. (Albert Breer) Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews worked out for the with the Falcons and Bills in recent weeks. (Ian Rapoport) The Bears worked out Wisconsin RB James White in recent weeks. (ESPN.com) Montana LB Jordan Tripp...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pugh has Two

Bowling Green is the second school to offer Bloom Township linebacker Kyle Pugh, he talks about his visit and general recruitment inside.
Via recruiting.scout.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

James White: Going on NFL visits

I've been pretty much laying low right now. I am doing visits with NFL teams and things of that nature, but not too many. I visited the Titans, Falcons and have a workout with the Dolphins on Saturday, too. It's a pretty long day. You're with the coaching staff, meet with the running backs coach, watch film and talk about life in general. They're just trying to get...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kay HR helps Cards take down WKU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Junior infielder Grant Kay delivered the decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning while junior righty Nick Burdi became the Cardinals’ career saves leader in the No. 10 Louisville baseball team’s 5-3 win at Western Kentucky on Wednesday.
Via louisville.scout.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowling Green hires Shockers assistant as coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Bowling Green State University has hired Wichita State assistant Chris Jans as its new head coach, replacing the fired Louis Orr.
Via FOXSports.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowling Green fires head coach Louis Orr

Bowling Green has fired head coach Louis Orr, the school announced Tuesday afternoon. Orr's contract was up after seven seasons, and the Falcons decided not to renew it. "We want to thank Coach Orr for his dedication to BGSU and his leadership in developing men of character in the Falcon basketball program," athletic director D. Christopher Kingston said in a statement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Orr’s contract with Bowling Green won’t be renewed

Bowling Green will not be renewing the contract of head coach Louis Orr, the school announced on Tuesday. Orr had coached the Falcons for seven seasons, finishing with a 101-121 record and just one season with a .500 record or better. BGSU was 12-20 this past season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Orr out following 7 seasons at Bowling Green

Bowling Green has parted ways with coach Louis Orr after seven seasons, the school announced Tuesday.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith enjoys Louisville visit

Bowling Green (Ky.) Warren Central linebacker Emmitt Smith visited the Cardinals program on Sunday. Cardinal Authority spoke with the four-star prospect and has this report.
Via louisville.scout.com
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowling Green edges Ball State 66-64

Spencer Parker scored 22 points, and Richaun Holmes had 17 with 11 rebounds and Bowling Green overtook Ball State in the final minute winning 66-64 on Saturday. Bowling Green (11-14, 5-7 Mid-American Conference) led all the way until Ball State (4-9, 1-11) took over at 48-47 with 11 minutes remaining in the second half. Ball State pulled ahead by as many as five points down the...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashes rally from double-digit deficit twice, beat Falcons

Kent State was down and out more than once against Bowling Green on Wednesday night. The Golden Flashes trailed 13-0 to open the game and were behind another 13 points (40-27) not long into the second half. But twice Kent State fought back, and a team desperate for a win finally downed Bowling Green thanks to ­Devareaux ­Manley, who buried a fall-away 3-pointer from the corner...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bowling Green Commit Flips To Louisville

TCPalm.com On Monday evening, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino picked up his fifth commitment within a 48-hour period. Javonte Bagley, a 6-foot-3 wide receiver from Vero Beach, FL., has given Louisville a verbal pledge and intends to sign a national letter of intent with the school on Wednesday’s national signing day. Louisville defensive backs coach Terrell Buckley played...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowling Green tops Buffalo 74-68

Spencer Parker scored 23 points Sunday as Bowling Green rallied to beat Buffalo 74-68. Richaun Holmes scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jehvon Clarke added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Bowling Green (10-11, 4-4 Mid-American Conference) outshot Buffalo 42.1 percent to 38.2 percent. Bowling Green scored two quick baskets, but Buffalo's Will Regan hit three consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephens committed to Bowling Green

Dwyer standout Clint Stephens has committed to Bowling Green.
Via recruiting.scout.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Babers' 1st BGSU staff has an EIU flavor

New Bowling Green coach Dino Babers has retained secondary coach Nick Monroe from the 2013 Mid-American Conference championship team while bringing the remainder of his staff with him from Eastern Illinois. Babers has appointed co-offensive coordinators in Sterlin Gilbert and Matt Mattox. Gilbert spent two seasons as offensive coordinator at EIU while Mattox was the line coach there...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Season Rewind: Lynch soars over the MAC but the Falcons fly higher

For the first time since 1992, Bowling Green hoisted the MAC Championship Trophy; Photo: USA Today Sports The MAC is known for it's early week wild shootouts. After putting a team in a BCS game in 2012, the conference hoped to build it's reputation into more than just an early week highlight show for hardcore football fans. With Ball State, Bowling Green, NIU, Ohio and...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowling Green slips past Western Michigan 69-64

Anthony Henderson scored a career-high 27 points, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Bowling Green to a 69-64 comeback win over Western Michigan on Sunday. Trailing 39-27 at the break, Bowling Green (8-9, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) narrowed the gap midway through the second half and then retook the lead on a Jehvon Clarke 3-pointer that made it 65-64 with 1:33 to play and held...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowling Green takes care of Central Michigan 67-57

Richaun Holmes scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had four blocks to lead Bowling Green to a 67-57 victory over Central Michigan on Wednesday. Spencer Parker also had 20 points and Anthony Henderson added 13 for Bowling Green (7-9, 1-2 MAC). Holmes and Parker combined to make 14 of 19 shots from the field. Jehvon Clarke was just 3 of 12 for nine points but handed out seven...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A closer look at Fahn Cooper

Fahn Cooper first caught OM's eye while they were watching his film when he played for Bowling Green as a freshman. He went up against Florida as a true freshman and more than held his own. To catch the left tackle's highlights from this season, watch below.
Via recruiting.scout.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

IPFW holds off Bowling Green 65-60

Steve Forbes scored 15 points to lift Indiana Purdue Fort Worth to a 65-60 win over Bowling Green on Thursday. After taking a 34-21 advantage into the break, the Mastadons (11-5) had to hold off two strong second half challenges. Bowling Green (6-7) drew to within a point on a Josh Gomez jumper to make it 44-43 with 10:43 left but couldn't take the lead, then again closed in...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brawling Green: How was there no ejection on this TD?

How about some punch with your pizza? While Bowling Green's BooBoo Gates returned the second-half kickoff 94 yards for a game-tying touchdown Thursday at the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, special teams teammate D.J. Lynch threw a flurry of punches at Pittsburgh tight end Manasseh Garner -- and somehow did not get ejected or negate the TD. Officials ruled that the touchdown stood...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowling Green Tries to Play Hot Potato on Fourth and 40 at End of Pizza Bowl

The Little Caesars Bowl is one of those that folks wonder why it is even played since the teams involved are hardly marquee teams. Yes, it will attract fans of the two schools in the game, but not too many otherwise. What folks fail to remember is that these bowl games are often the more competitive ones.Thursday night's game between the Pitt Panthers and Bowling Green Falcons...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowling Green’s D.J. Lynch Punches Opposing Player in Little Caesars Bowl, Doesn’t Get Ejected (GIF)

Bowling Green returned the second half kickoff for a touchdown to tie the Little Caesars Bowl at 17-17, but an incident during the play received most of the attention. While kick returner BooBoo Gates was nearing the endzone, special teams teammate D.J. Lynch threw multiple punches at Pittsburgh tight end Manasseh Garner. Lynch’s actions surprisingly did not result in an ejection...
Via NESN.com
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale Knocked Pitt, Says Teams That Finish 6-6 Shouldn’t Make Bowls

The Little Caesars Bowl between Bowling Green and Pittsburgh went right down to the wire tonight, but at least one person was excited at all by the game: Dick Vitale. The fan favorite analyst doesn’t think that 6-6 teams should qualify for bowls, so of course, Pitt didn’t belong on the field: Can u really get excited watching bowl games with teams like Pitt @ 6-6 ? A team should...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bowling Green's Boo Boo Gates Opens Second Half With Kick Return for TD While Teammate Pummels Opponent

The bowl season continued on Thursday with the Little Caesars Bowl between Bowling Green and Pittsburgh. Going into the fourth quarter it was a tie game, 20-20. The biggest play of the game came on the opening kick of the second half when Boo Boo Gates returned it 94-yards for a touchdown.However, as he heads for the pile on you can see one of his teammates throwing some serious...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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