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2016 NFL Draft: Getting to Know Central Michigan’s Kavon Frazier

Central Michigan safety Kavon Frazier has embraced the value of hard work his entire life. But it was not until he got his official invite to the NFL combine late January that Frazier understood just how close he was to the chance at playing at the NFL. By: Cory Burrell “Sometimes you get the feeling you’re being overlooked,” Frazier said in an interview with Optimum Scouting...
Via Optimum Scouting
February 06, 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

College Football DFS: September 5, 2015 – Early Slate

Man, it is good to have football back. I got home from work on Thursday and devoured as much football as I could get my eyes on. I watched a game involving the Central Michigan Chippewas, which is something I would normally only do if the outcome would have an impact on ... This article is paid content! To access, you can pay TheFantasyFix.com with CoinTent. To use CoinTent...
Via The Fantasy Fix
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

John Bonamego’s emotional return to practice after chemo

On Friday, there was a very emotional moment at the Central Michigan Chippewas practice. Chippewas head coach John Bonamega made his return to the practice field following an eight-week cycle of chemotherapy and radiation treatments for tonsil cancer. Bonamega was diagnosed with cancer back in June, but his resilience led to that triumphant walk back on the practice field where...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

John Bonamego’s cancer spreads, but prognosis good

Central Michigan Chippewas head coach John Bonamego’s cancer has spread from his tonsil to a lymph node, but the overall prognosis is good. Jeff Seidel of the Detroit Free Press spoke to Bonamego, who offered updates on his condition. “It’s learning to manage discomfort early on,” Bonamego said. “And now, it’s learning to deal with pain.” “I’ve lived my life...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

After kidnapping charges, CMU dismisses Brandon Greer

Central Michigan Chippewas defensive back Brandon Greer has been dismissed from the team following his arrest on charges of assault, attempted unlawful imprisonment and assault with intent to commit sexual penetration. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported the development. CMU AD David Heeke offered a brief statement, in which the following was said. ‘We...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

CMU’s Brandon Greer jailed for attempted kidnapping

Central Michigan Chippewas defensive back Brandon Greer is currently being held without bail in the Isabella County (Michigan) Jail on charges of attempted kidnapping and assault. Rick Mills of the Mt. Pleasant Morning Sun reported Greer’s arrest. The woman targeted by Greer posted the allegations on her personal Facebook page and it isn’t pretty. “I was almost abducted,”...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan cornerback Nash, diagnosed with leukemia, dies

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Central Michigan cornerback Derrick Nash, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 when he was still in high school, has died. He was 20. Paradise Funeral Chapel says Nash died Monday. Nash was a freshman who signed with Central Michigan in February 2013. He was diagnosed with leukemia that May during his senior year at Carrollton High School in Saginaw. After...
Via Associated Press
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Regardless of the score, Central Michigan still won

Central Michigan came up just short against Western Kentucky in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl--but we all know it doesn't really matter. The post F*ck The Scoreboard: You Won, Central Michigan appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bahamas Bowl ends on insane Hail Mary play

Hardly anyone was in attendance on Wednesday at the Bahamas Bowl to witness what will easily go down as one of the best bowl games of the season. Central Michigan came within one point of a shocking victory over Western Kentucky after the Chippewas nearly erased a 38-point deficit in the fourth quarter. Their final touchdown came on one of the most insane plays you will ever see...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2014  |  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

Central Michigan-Western Kentucky Bahamas Bowl Wasn’t Too Popular (Photos)

People do all sorts of fun things for the holidays. It seems that watching a bowl game in the Bahamas is not one of them. The inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl between Central Michigan and Western Kentucky kicked off at Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau on Christmas Eve. The stadium plays host to soccer games, so it has the capacity to fit quite...
Via NESN.com
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan reveals Bahamas Bowl in Jeopardy-like fashion (VIDEO)

bahamasbowl.com The Central Michigan Chippewas finished their football season 7-5 and is headed to the Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl.  On Sunday prior to the bowl matchups being public knowledge, the CMU head coach Dan Enos and his staff played with their players’ emotions. They put together a video with the logos of six bowl games – the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the Raycom Media...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Awesome Video: Central Michigan Football Unveils Bahamas Bowl Bid With Jeopardy-Like Video

After posting a 7-5 record season, the Central Michigan Chippewas knew they’d most likely be receiving a bowl game invitation – the biggest question was where they’d be headed. The MAC has affiliations with seven different bowl games, so there were a number of possibilities. The team’s coaching staff decided to have a little bit of fun with the whole concept. Sunday, before...
Via College Spun
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Rawls Leads Central Michigan to Win, and More MAC Scouting Notes

The Central Michigan Offense has seen a boost in its offense this year, most recently in the past few weeks. While the return of receiver Titus Davis certainly has helped (playing at a very high level since back from his injury) the real catalyst to their offense has been a Senior Michigan transfer Running Back #34 Thomas Rawls.  By Matt Vahey He missed the Syracuse and Kansas games...
Via Optimum Scouting
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan rolls past E. Michigan 42-10

Zurlon Tipton ran for four touchdowns on Friday to lead Central Michigan in a 42-10 victory over Eastern Michigan and become bowl eligible in the Mid-American Conference for the second-straight season. Tipton ran for 216 yards and scored back-to-back-to-back touchdowns in the first half to jump the Chippewas (6-6, 5-3) to a 21-0 lead. His third touchdown was on an 86-yard run and...
Via Associated Press
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rush, Davis lead Central Michigan over UMass 37-0

Cooper Rush threw two touchdowns passes to Titus Davis to lead Central Michigan over Massachusetts 37-0 Saturday. Rush hit Davis with TD passes of 34 and 30 yards. The Central Michigan (5-6, 4-3 Mid-American) defense forced three A.J. Doyle interceptions and recovered one fumble while earning its first shutout of the season. Rush was 13 of 21 for 231 yards passing. Davis finished...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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