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Ex-Oregon St. interim head coach Cory Hall now DBs coach for Central Michigan

From serving as head coach of a Pac-12 team to coaching the secondary at a MAC school, Cory Hall is in for a big change.Hall, 41, has landed a gig as the secondary coach at Central Michigan, the Portland Tribune reported on Thursday. Hall was looking for a new job after new Oregon State head coach Jonathan Smith took over the job and brought in his preferred assistants.Hall played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Michigan to wear stickers in honor of Dick Enberg

The Central Michigan Chippewas are playing against Wyoming Friday in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. As a way to honor the late, great Dick Enberg, a Central Michigan alumnus, the Chippewas will wear stickers on their helmets that say, “Oh My!” which was of course Enberg’s famous catch phrase.Enberg, a world famous sports broadcaster, was found dead in his home Thursday night after...
Via Sportsnaut
December 22, 2017  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jake Olson, Blind Since Age 12, Gets a Snap for USC

Jake Olson had done this before, just not in this particular situation.Saturday, USC took on Western Michigan in their college football season opener. It was just like any other college football Sunday, except that it wasn’t. This time, there was Jake Olson—a long-snapper who has been blind since the age of 12 after being born with retinoblastoma. At 10 months, Olson would be without...
Via The Sports Post
September 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State football team rings refuse to acknowledge controversial loss

When the Oklahoma State football team defeated Colorado in the Alamo Bowl, it wrapped up a 10-3 season for the Cowboys. Just don’t tell anyone from the team.Based on the rings from the Alamo Bowl, Oklahoma State is still unwilling to accept a loss that, to say the least, was controversial. To be fair, the Cowboys’ Week 2 loss to Central Michigan wasn’t simply aided by a bad call...
Via Sportsnaut
April 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Miami Beach Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main events around New Year's.High-scoring football on tap for a Monday afternoon...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Gundy issues statement about officials botching ending

Mike Gundy issued a statement on Sunday about the officials messing up the ending of Oklahoma State’s game on Saturday against Central Michigan, which essentially cost the Cowboys a win. Here’s the statement by Gundy: “I’m disappointed in myself that I called a play that could have been interpreted as intentional grounding. That play has been in our playbook for 12 years now and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Big 12 says Oklahoma State game is final, cannot be overturned

The Big 12 has issued a statement regarding the controversial ending to the Oklahoma State-Central Michigan game on Saturday, and it doesn’t spell good news for the Cowboys. In the statement, Big 12 head of officiating Walt Anderson cited a rule saying the outcome of the game is final and cannot be overturned. Aaaaand the statement from the Big 12 on the end of Central Michigan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Michigan RB Romello Ross out for 2016

The Central Michigan Chippewas made their way to the Quick Lane Bowl against the Minnesota Golden Gophers last season and they are looking to begin competing in the MAC again this year. However, they will be without a pretty big part of their offense going into the 2016 season in running back Romello Ross. It was reported late Saturday evening that Ross would be out the entire 2016...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 21, 2016  |  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 he...
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 with two principles...
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 take...
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,” the victim...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 10, 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

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 Camellia...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Michigan Chippewas get crazy throwback uniforms

The Central Michigan Chippewas unveiled these crazy throwback uniforms that they will wear for this Saturday’s game against the Toledo Rockets.  These uniforms are based off of their 1942 uniforms and I think they’re pretty sweet. Close up of the traditions helmet and gloves! @adiderf1 @cmualumni @CMUAthletics @russ_oehmen @Uniformswag #fireup pic.twitter.com/5YhS2AUiRs — Josh Reasoner...
Via Diehardsport
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Central Michigan football upgrades their football uniforms

Courtesy of CMU Following back-to-back three-win seasons, the Central Michigan Chippewas aren’t exactly hoarding  big-time recruits.  And with Kelly/Shorts Stadium not exactly being a crown jewel, the coaching staff and athletic department needed a ploy to get high schoolers interested in CMU football again.  They needed a gimick.  The most popular gimick in today’s college football...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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