EASTERN MICHIGAN RUMORS

Eastern Michigan’s Glenn Bryant Rips Fans for Lack of Support

Eastern Michigan advanced in the CIT Tournament after beating Norfolk State, 58-54. After the game, the senior took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the program and the less than 400 people who showed up to the Convocation Center to watch EMU earn its first postseason victory in 18 years. We FORSURE got the top 5 worst support in the NCAA, it's almost 30,000 students...
Via Diehardsport
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan player rips fans for lack of support

Eastern Michigan beat Norfolk State in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, which is a step below the NIT … and the CBI. The Eagles did so despite less than 400 fans turning up for the Tuesday night game (announced attendance was 373). Afterward, senior Glenn Bryant went off: We FORSURE got the top 5 worst support in the NCAA, it's almost 30,000 students go...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan signs football recruit named 'Lion King'

The Eastern Michigan Eagles football program saved their best signing on National Signing Day for last. This is because the program scored a letter of intent from 6-foot-4 defensive end Lion King Conaway.But it gets better. According to the EMU athletic department, the 18-year-old has taken the necessary steps to legally change his name to simply Lion King. Fantastic.Here is a look...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: EMU’s Glenn Bryant makes SportsCenter with highlight dunk against Western Michigan

It’s not every night that Eastern Michigan makes SportsCenter but last night was the exception. During Easter Michigan’s MAC match up with Western Michigan Tuesday night, EMU F Glenn Bryant drove the lane early in the first half for a nice one handed dunk over the head of Broncos G Tucker Haymond. The dunk seemed to help set the tone for the rest of the night too as the Eagles...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan handles Rochester (Mich) 92-54

Karrington Ward scored 14 points to lead a balanced attack for Eastern Michigan, as the Eagles pounded Rochester (Mich.) 92-54 on Saturday. Eastern Michigan (7-5) got 12 points from Darell Combs, 11 points from Ray Lee and 10 points apiece from Glenn Bryant and Daylen Harrison. Da'Shonte Riley pulled down 14 rebounds. The Eagles shot 60 percent from the floor but were just 3...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Two suspects in custody in fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan football player

Two suspects are in custody in connection with the shooting of an Eastern Michigan University football player found dead in October at his off-campus apartment building, the university reported Monday.According to a statement made by Eastern Michigan, “the Ypsilanti Police Department has identified two individuals in connection with the murder of Demarius Reed. Both are in custody...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan's Ron English fired for 'inappropriate comments'

Ron English failed to turn the Eastern Michigan Eagles into a competitive football team in the Mid American Conference. More than likely he probably would've been fired but the ax came down earlier than expected for English after an audio tape surfaced of English using 'inappropriate language' to his players during a tirade. Explained Heather Lyke, the school...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan fires coach English

Eastern Michigan fired football coach Ron English on Friday with three games left in a losing season marred by tragedy. The Eagles are 1-8 entering Saturday's game against Western Michigan. English went 11-46 at the Mid-American Conference school, but more than half those victories came in the 2011 season and he was unable to build on that success. ''At this time, I...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

EMU receiver Reed found slain

Eastern Michigan wide receiver Demarius Reed was shot and killed outside his off-campus apartment early Friday. According to a university statement, the junior was found around 7:15 a.m. in the 700 block of West Clark Road. Ypsilanti police told the Ann Arbor News that Reed was discovered in the hallway by his roommate, and that a homicide investigation has been launched. Reed...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan player slain

Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed was found shot to death early Friday and authorities have launched an off-campus homicide investigation. Ypsilanti Police Sgt. Thomas Eberts tells the Ann Arbor News that a man's body was found in the hallway of an apartment complex about 7:15 a.m. by his roommate. The victim appeared to have been shot to death. The...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan Receiver Demarius Reed Found Dead, Police Investigating Death as Homicide

An Eastern Michigan University wide receiver was found dead in an off-campus apartment building Friday morning. Details have not been released, but police are investigating the death of Demarius Reed, a junior, as a homicide, according to a statement released by the school just before noon on Friday. “Eastern Michigan University has confirmed with the Ypsilanti Police Department...
Via NESN.com
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

EMU coach to skydive for bathrooms

The Eastern Michigan Eagles need new bathrooms, and coach Ron English is ready to jump out of a plane to get them. English has pledged to skydive if EMU can raise at least $60,000 through its golf outing June 8 and other donations. Those who donate $5,000 will get to spend a day with English and staff members and skydive with him. That money will go toward retiling the bathrooms...
Via Fox Sports
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

EMU coach to skydive for money to fix bathrooms

The Eastern Michigan Eagles need new bathrooms, and coach Ron English is ready to jump out of a plane to get them. English has pledged to skydive if EMU can raise at least $60,000 through its golf outing June 8 and other donations. Those who donate $5,000 will get to spend a day with English and staff members and skydive with him. That money will go toward retiling the bathrooms...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan thumbs nose at NCAA?

A friend of mine pinged me on twitter with this story and I was busy this weekend with other things and I wonder if this is push back by Eastern Michigan University against the NCAA. You have to wonder if EMU is basically saying we don’t care what kind of repercussions will come from the NCAA for violating their policy on nicknames and logos that the NCAA deems hostile and abusive...
Via Goon's World
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan gets new snazzy Adidas football uniforms for 2012

Eastern Michigan’s football program has a new tagline: Eastern Michigan University, the Oregon of the midwest.  Somehow some way, someone at Adidas thought it would be a nifty idea to spruce up Ypsilanti, Michigan this fall.  The results: the EMU Eagles will have the opportunity to sport 12 different uniforms for the upcoming 2012 season. A habitual Mid-American Conference doormat...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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