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WATCH: Central Michigan pulls off miracle play 75-yard play as time expires

David Whitlock For everyone that tuned out the inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl at halftime (with the score 42-14 in favor of Western Kentucky), shame on you.  The Central Michigan Chippewas came storming back, but were apparently going to come up short 49-42 after getting the ball back with just 1 second on their own 25-yard line.  So on Christmas Eve, they invoked Mary, Hailed...
Via Sports-Kings
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 pulls off ridiculous hail mary and laterals for score vs. WKU (VIDEO)

Western Kentucky defeated Central Michigan to win the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl (two things everyone loves), but the Chippewas managed to pull off one of the best hail marys we’ve seen this year. With Western leading 49-42 with 1 second left at their own 25-yard line, CMU quarterback Cooper Rush completed a pass near midfield that […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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 vs. Western Michigan: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Bahamas Bowl

Two 7-5 teams will face off against one another on Wednesday in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl. The Central Michigan Chippewas and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will face off against one another on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau. The Odds: Western Kentucky is a 4 point favorite against Central Michigan. The over/under for this game is...
Via Tireball.com
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Epic Bowl destination reveal makes Central Michigan football players go crazy

David Whitlock 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...
Via Sports-Kings
December 09, 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

MAC reprimands players over no handshake

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan trounces Eastern Michigan 38-7

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. Spalding...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 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 rallies past Chattanooga, 20-16

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...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 97 Central Michigan Chippewas season preview

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...
Via College Football Universe
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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