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Option-based offense is BG’s challenge

MOBILE, Ala. — Bowling Green State University senior defensive lineman Taylor Royster openly admits he is a fan of the Georgia Southern football team’s option-based offense.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
December 23, 2015

Greene stepping out of the shadows

MOBILE, Ala. — Before this season, Bowling Green State University football fans knew Trenton Greene only as Travis Greene’s younger brother.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
December 21, 2015

BGSU DT arrested, suspended for allegedly spiking woman’s drink

Bowling Green junior defensive lineman Mike Minns is facing a rather serious charge following an incident at an off-campus restaurant, the Toledo Blade reported. Minns was arrested after police said the Falcon lineman “surreptitiously placed a controlled substance into [a female] victim’s beverage” on Nov. 22. Minns’ actions were reportedly caught on surveillance video, according...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

BG lineman Minns arrested

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green State University junior defensive lineman Mike Minns has been suspended indefinitely from the team after he was arrested Monday and charged with corrupting another with drugs.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
December 15, 2015

BGSU lineman Minns suspended indefinitely

BOWLING GREEN – Bowling Green State University defensive lineman Mike Minns has been suspended indefinitely, the school announced today.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
December 14, 2015

What Would SU Be Getting In Dino Babers? The Fizz Asked An Expert

John Wagner is a Bowling Green football beat writer for the Toledo Blade in Ohio. He has covered Dino Babers’ Bowling Green teams the last two seasons and answered our questions about SU’s next potential head coach. If Dino Babers does end up coaching Syracuse, what kind of coach is Syracuse getting? Syracuse would be getting a coach who took a talented team and helped it achieve...
Via Orange Fizz
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowling Green routs Northern Illinois 34-14 for MAC title

DETROIT (AP) Travis Greene ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns, and Matt Johnson threw two scoring passes to lift Bowling Green over Northern Illinois 34-14 in the Mid-American Conference title game Friday night. The Falcons (10-3) took back the league title in the third straight matchup between the teams in the championship game. Northern Illinois won 51-17 last year, after...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Travis Greene fools defender on 25 yd TD run in MAC Championship Game

The Bowling Green Falcons have jumped all over the NIU Huskies in the first half of the 2015 MAC Championship Game. This Travis Greene TD run made the score 21-0 in favor of the Falcons…. Travis Greene + nice juke = Bowling Green TD run. #MACtion https://t.co/yCiaXiQpvj — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) December 5, 2015 The post Watch: Travis Greene fools defender on 25 yd...
Via Bloguin Best
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Travis Greene fools defender on 25 yd TD run in MAC Championship Game

The Bowling Green Falcons have jumped all over the NIU Huskies in the first half of the 2015 MAC Championship Game. This Travis Greene TD run made the score 21-0 in favor of the Falcons…. Travis Greene + nice juke = Bowling Green TD run. #MACtion https://t.co/yCiaXiQpvj — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) December 5, 2015 The post Watch: Travis Greene fools defender on 25 yd...
Via The Student Section
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowling Green-N. Illinois Preview

DETROIT (AP) For Northern Illinois and Bowling Green, this is a rubber match of sorts. Unless they both make it back here next year, of course. The Mid-American Conference championship game Friday night will have a familiar feel, with the Huskies and Falcons squaring off for the third straight season. Bowling Green won 47-27 in 2013, and last year it was NIU taking the title...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NIU faces Bowling Green for MAC title for 3rd straight year

DETROIT (AP) For Northern Illinois and Bowling Green, this is a rubber match of sorts. Unless they both make it back here next year, of course. The Mid-American Conference championship game Friday night will have a familiar feel, with the Huskies and Falcons squaring off for the third straight season. Bowling Green won 47-27 in 2013, and last year it was NIU taking the title...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mid-American Conference Championship preview

Now that rivalry week is behind us, it's time to follow up with our second favorite week: conference championship week. This week SQ will be bringing you coverage of the numerous conference championships to be played out between Friday and Saturday. We start our coverage with the very first of the conference title bouts to fought this week; the MAC Championship, featuring Northern...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson's 3 TDs leads Bowling Green past Ball State 48-10

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Matt Johnson threw for 236 yards and had three total touchdowns, Travis Greene ran for 97 yards and two scores, and Bowling Green beat Ball State 48-10 on Tuesday night. Johnson opened the scoring with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Folkertsma. After Fred Coppet and Greene ran in short TDs, Johnson had a 4-yard sneak with 36 seconds left in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowling Green Falcons vs. Ball State Cardinals: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

FILE – In this Dec. 6, 2013, file photo, Bowling Green quarterback Matt Johnson throws during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Northern Illinois at the Mid-American Conference championship in Detroit. For the second straight year, Tennessee is beginning its season by facing a veteran quarterback coming back from injury. The 25th-ranked Volunteers hope...
Via Tireball.com
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: The competition is over, Bowling Green WR with the catch of the year

How did Dieter catch this pass? Mitch Stringer USA TODAY SportsBowling Green is fourth in the nation in scoring offense, with an average of 45.4 points put up per contest after 10 games. Despite all the points the Falcons have put on the scoreboard, its most impressive touchdown of the season came Tuesday night against Toledo. Watch not only the concentration that junior receiver...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowling Green Falcons vs. Western Michigan Broncos: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

FILE – In this Dec. 6, 2013, file photo, Bowling Green quarterback Matt Johnson throws during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Northern Illinois at the Mid-American Conference championship in Detroit. For the second straight year, Tennessee is beginning its season by facing a veteran quarterback coming back from injury. The 25th-ranked Volunteers hope...
Via Tireball.com
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

BG on alert for blitzing Broncos’ D

BOWLING GREEN — Alex Huettel said late last week that he did not remember much of the Bowling Green State University football team’s game against Western Michigan last season.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
November 11, 2015

Official accidentally defends BGSU receiver perfectly

The Bowling Green Falcons took on their MAC rival Ohio Bobcats last night and won 62-24, but the game was not without some excellent defense…from an official. ESPN managed to capture one particular play, when a referee got in the way of receiver Ronnie Moore potentially pulling off a big gain. Ronnie Moore absolutely wrecked that referee https://t.co/jh9J4RCwYX  -via ESPN https...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio Bobcats vs. Bowling Green Falcons: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

FILE – In this Dec. 6, 2013, file photo, Bowling Green quarterback Matt Johnson throws during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Northern Illinois at the Mid-American Conference championship in Detroit. For the second straight year, Tennessee is beginning its season by facing a veteran quarterback coming back from injury. The 25th-ranked Volunteers hope...
Via Tireball.com
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowling Green wins 6th straight, national leader throws for 4 TDs

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Matt Johnson threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns, Travis Greene ran for a career-high three scores, and Bowling Green beat Ohio 62-24 on Wednesday night for the Falcons' sixth straight victory. Johnson leads the nation with 33 touchdown passes. Gehrig Dieter had 136 yards receiving and two touchdowns, and Roger Lewis added 102 yards and one score for Bowling...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson, Bowling Green win 6th straight; beat Ohio 62-24

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Matt Johnson threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns, Travis Greene ran for a career-high three scores, and Bowling Green beat Ohio 62-24 on Wednesday night for the Falcons' sixth straight victory. Johnson leads the nation with 33 touchdown passes. Gehrig Dieter had 136 yards receiving and two touchdowns, and Roger Lewis added 102 yards and one score for...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson passes Bowling Green to 48-0 win over Kent State

KENT, Ohio (AP) Matt Johnson passed for five touchdowns for the third consecutive game, and Bowling Green shut out Kent State 48-0 on Saturday. Bowling Green (6-2, 4-0), the Mid-American Conference's top offensive team, dominated the Golden Flashes (3-5, 2-2), who came in as the conference's total defense leader, rolling up 602 yards and 31 first downs. Johnson, who also ran for...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack of official review clouds missed field goal by Falcons

BOWLING GREEN — The official record from Saturday will show that Tyler Tate kicked one field goal in the Bowling Green State University football team’s 59-10 win against Akron.
Via The Blade - Bowling Green
October 20, 2015

Johnson throws 5 TD passes; Bowling Green beats Akron 59-10

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Matt Johnson threw five touchdown passes, and Bowling Green remained undefeated in the Mid-American Conference with a 59-10 victory over Akron on Saturday. Johnson, coming in as the nation's leading passer for total yards and yards per game, completed 25 of 30 for 357 yards. Two of Johnson's TD passes went to Roger Lewis, who began the day as the nation...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson sparks Bowling Green's 62-38 win over UMass

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Matt Johnson completed 33 of 39 passes for 450 yards and five touchdowns to lead Bowling Green to a 62-38 win over UMass on Saturday. Travis Greene rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries and was one of five different players with a receiving touchdown for the Falcons (4-2, 2-0 Mid-American Conference). Roger Lewis had eight catches for 142 yards...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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