Don’t tell me that bowl games aren’t important to college football players. While moaning and groaning goes on for elite teams who did make the new College Football playoff, or didn’t get a destination they wanted, some teams in smaller conferences are just glad to make it to a bowl game. Almost all of them aren’t going to the NFL, many won’t suit up...
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...
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.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) The Mid-American Conference has reprimanded four Central Michigan football players who refused to shake hands with Western Michigan players during the coin toss.
MAC Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says it was a violation of the conference's sportsmanship policy. He says a handshake may be a simple gesture but it symbolizes the ''ethics and traditions of...
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22 days ago
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Saylor Lavallii ran for two touchdowns, Devon Spalding ran for two more and Central Michigan trounced Eastern Michigan 38-7 on Saturday.
Lavallii scored on the Chippewas' third play, running untouched for a 41-yard touchdown. He later added a 1-yard TD run to give Central Michigan an early 14-0 lead. Lavallii finished with 105 yards on 24 carries.
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November 01, 2014
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...
MOUNT PLEASANT, MICH. (AP) Thomas Rawls ran for one touchdown, Cooper Rush passed for another and Central Michigan scored on its first two second-half drives in a 20-16 comeback victory over Tennessee-Chattanooga on Thursday night.
Rawls finished with 123 yards on 25 carries, and Rush completed 15 of 26 passes for 176 yards and two TDs for the Chippewas in the season opener for...
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August 28, 2014
Dan Enos took over the Central Michigan football program four years ago following an 11-2 season. Since then, Enos has put together a record of 19-30, but the Chippewas could be about to turn the corner in 2014. The 2014 season will begin with a quarterback controversy between senior Cody Kater and sophomore Cooper Rush. Kater started last year’s season opener against Michigan...