BGSU to pay to settle concussion lawsuit

A former redshirt freshman at Bowling Green State University who suffered three concussions during football practices is to receive a $712,500 settlement from the university.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
15 hours ago

NFL Notes: Falcons, Jaguars, Rams & Ravens

Falcons Alex Marvez is hearin that that Kevin Simon is leaving the Cowboys’ personnel department to become the Falcons assistant pro scouting director. Jaguars Jaguars GM David Caldwell told Pro Football Talk on Thursday that he’s confident second-round LB Myles Jack won’t need microfracture surgery. In fact, Caldwell said he’d be a “full go” if they were already...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 hours ago  |  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 Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

BGSU, ex-player settle head injuries case

BOWLING GREEN — A former football player at Bowling Green State University who said he suffered permanent brain injury following repeated concussions is to receive a $712,500 settlement from the university.

Falcons’ Johnson, 4 others sign NFL deals

BOWLING GREEN — For Matt Johnson, the waiting is over.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
3 days ago

Rockets, Falcons sign as free agents

The NFL draft came and went without a University of Toledo player being selected, but a number of former Rockets found new homes as undrafted free agents.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
4 days ago

Huger inspired by MAC tourney run

BOWLING GREEN — The Bowling Green State University men’s basketball team has not played a game in almost two months.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
4 days ago

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
20 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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

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 — Rachel Lenzi (@RLenziBlade) March 22, 2016 Jones, a Westland (MI) native and...
Via Diehardsport
March 22, 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 Associated Press
March 10, 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 Associated Press
March 07, 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

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 Associated Press
March 04, 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

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. — Gehrig Dieter4⃣ (@gehrigd4) February 13, 2016 With Calvin Ridley emerging...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Gehrig Dieter to transfer from Bowling Green to Alabama

Gehrig Dieter posted this yesterday… — 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

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

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

Bowling Green WR Roger Lewis to enter NFL Draft

After a season that saw him make 85 catches for 1544 yards and 16 touchdowns, Bowling Green red shirt sophomore wide receiver Roger Lewis is planning on entering the 2016 NFL Draft. The news comes via Lewis himself in an announcement on Twitter. I'd like to thank BGSU for giving me the opportunity, you will forever be in my heart. #TalonsUp #MacChamps
Via Campus Sports Net
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ga. Southern wins GoDaddy Bowl in blowout vs. Bowling Green

MOBILE, Ala. -- Favian Upshaw ran for 199 yards and four touchdowns to help Georgia Southern beat Bowling Green 58-27 in the GoDaddy Bowl on Wednesday night.Georgia Southern (9-4) won the first bowl game in school history in the first year it was eligible to go to the postseason. The program transitioned to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2014.The Eagles won thanks to their trademark...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Favian Upshaw rips off 80 yard QB sneak

Favian Upshaw showed Bowling Green the definition of the word “speed” in this play as he hits the hole and he’s gone…. Fabian Upshaw rips off an 80 yd TD run in #GoDaddyBowl — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ) December 24, 2015 The post Watch: Favian Upshaw rips off 80 yard QB sneak appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Bowling Green Vs. Georgia Southern GoDaddy Bowl Online (Live Stream)

Bowling Green aims to hit the 11-win mark when it takes on Georgia Southern in the 2015 GoDaddy Bowl on Saturday night. The Falcons find themselves in this bowl after winning the MAC Championship Game over Northern Illinois. A victory against Georgia Southern would give Bowling Green bowl wins in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 2004. Here’s how to watch Bowling Green...
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowl Season Odds: Bowling Green, SD State Favored as Conference Champs

College football bettors will have four bowl games to wager on in the two days leading up to Christmas. For full betting previews for every bowl game in December and January head to Poinsettia Bowl: Boise State (8-4) vs Northern Illinois (8-5) Two teams that have struggled against the spread in the month of December will meet in San Diego when the Boise State Broncos...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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