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Former CMU offensive linemen Eric Fisher, right, performs position drills in the Indoor Atheltic Center Monday morning for CMU's pro day. Fisher who is projected as a top five pick in the upcoming NFL draft performed only in position drills. CMU has become a regular destination for NFL player personnel in recent years. Seven Chippewas have been selected in the NFL Draft since 2005. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Joe Staley shows up to CMU pro day to support Eric Fisher

Since the NFL draft began in 1936, there has only been one Central Michigan player drafted in the first round. That was offensive tackle Joe Staley who was selected 28th overall by the San Francisco 49ers in 2007. But come […]
Football / Sports
Senior offensive linemen Eric Fisher attempts to block Akron defensive linemen Alfonso Horner as senior quarterback Ryan Radcliff attempts a pass Oct. 27, 2012 against the Akron Zips.  The Chippewas won the game 35-14. (File Photo By Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Eric Fisher uses CMU pro day to impress NFL scouts again

Central Michigan head coach Dan Enos could not have put it any simpler when describing left tackle Eric Fisher at CMU pro day on Monday. “He’s pretty impressive,” Enos said with a smile, talking to reporters after the event. Fisher […]
Football

CMU’s Eric Fisher outduals Luke Joeckel at NFL combine

Former Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher only had one other scholarship offer coming out of high school. Saturday, he competed in the first day of the 2013 NFL combine, looking to prove why he deserves to be the first […]
University

CMU alum Chad Stefaniak to serve as chair of accounting in the fall

Chad Stefaniak said he vividly recalls being a student of some of the current faculty in the accounting school at Central Michigan University in 2002. In fall 2013, those same faculty members will become his colleagues, as Stefaniak will become […]
University

Ten CMU students to volunteer at Super Bowl in New Orleans

Some Central Michigan University Meeting Professionals International members will be the only students working from inside the Superdome Sunday for the Super Bowl. Ten MPI students are in New Orleans, La. today, Thursday and Friday volunteering at the NFL Experience, which […]
Sports

COLUMN: Big Fish in a big pond

How often do we hear people say hard work pays off? It is a redundancy I sometimes get tired of hearing, because I know there are times it doesn’t. But, in some cases, it is the pure truth. Left tackle […]
University

International business and sustainable development minors give CMU business students edge in workforce

Iron Mountain junior Krista Testolin was searching for a minor last year that would complement her environmental policy and biology majors. She saw a flier in the Engineering and Technology building about a new International Business and Sustainable Development minor […]
University

CMU athletics director: Calendar change would have ‘dramatic’ attendance ramifications for home-opening football games

The proposed academic calendar change that would start classes after Labor Day could have steep financial implications on the Central Michigan University athletics department. Provost Gary Shapiro composed a report Friday highlighting the effects the new calendar would have on […]
Football

COLUMN: Proven wrong

I’m not going to lie. I don’t think Central Michigan had any business being in a bowl game this year. I didn’t think so after its embarrassing loss on national television to Navy on Oct. 11, and I didn’t think […]
Football

Flory and Wilson step up to lead CMU to bowl win

Redshirt freshman wide receiver Andrew Flory has been forced to step into the spotlight a couple of times this season. First on Nov. 10 against Eastern Michigan when he caught nine passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns filling in […]
Football
Central Michigan's former kicker Andrew Aguila is lifted on the shoulders of his teammates after he kicked a game winning 37-yard field goal in overtime on January 6, 2010 at the GMAC Bowl in Mobile, Ala. (File Photo/Matthew Stephens)

CMU to play in 4th Detroit bowl game

Western Kentucky fans will have to travel 472 miles to travel to Ford Field, while Central Michigan is only a 154-mile trip from campus, a factor junior running back Zurlon Tipton believes will give the Chippewas home-field advantage in the Little […]
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CMU to play WKU in its first bowl game since 2010

Senior quarterback Dan LeFevour threw for 395 yards and Central Michigan defeated Troy 44-41 in double overtime in the 2010 GMAC Bowl. That was the last time the Chippewas were in a bowl game. This season, CMU will look to […]


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