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The Chippewas enter the field to face undefeated NIU Saturday afternoon at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. (File Photo | Gregory Cornwell)

Spring Football: Defense working to make smooth transition from lost personnel

There are two notable pieces missing: Last year’s captains Avery Cunningham and Shamari Benton. Benton was second team All-MAC and 2013 CMU Defensive Player of the Year. Cunningham started 43 consecutive games at safety and was the third-leading tackler last season. […]
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Disconnect between reported attendance, NCAA requirements

Disconnect between reported attendance, NCAA requirements

While Central Michigan University is in compliance with NCAA Division I standards for football game attendance, a dwindling student base and declining attendance continues to plague the program. A large share of the compliance is due to the 5,500 season tickets […]
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Mariah Prowozniks Visual Director

Large group in spring camp gives Football team flexibility on both sides of the ball

Spring camp hasn’t been this crowded in a long time. Over 80 players have suited up for CMU during spring practice which is giving the coaches opportunities to assess the depth chart and giving the players more competition during drills. […]
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UMass football leaving MAC after 2015

UMass football leaving MAC after 2015

The Mid-American Conference and the University of Massachusetts jointly announced this week that the 2015 football season will be the final year for UMass as a member of the conference. “UMass has been a valued partner during its brief time […]
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Presnell (Photo by Steve Jessmore)

Football announces new staff position, homecoming date

Central Michigan University football coach Dan Enos named Ben Presnell the program’s coordinator of recruiting and player personnel this week. “We’ve had the opportunity to have Ben work with us over the past few years and we were impressed with […]
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BRIEF: Football Announces Spring Schedule

Central Michigan football announced its spring practices schedule Tuesday. Wednesday March 19 will mark the first of 15 spring practices, leading up to the spring football game on Saturday, April 19. For the fifth-straight year, the football program will host […]
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Fullback Adam Fenton runs the three-cone drill at the CMU Pro Day. He impressed scouts with a second-best bench press performance, putting up 225 pounds 30 times. (Andraya Croft/Staff Photographer)

Rebuilding bodies and dreams: Jake Olson and Zurlon Tipton show off skills at pro day

Running back Zurlon Tipton and offensive lineman Jake Olson are not just rebuilding their bodies, they are rebuilding their dreams. Measuring in at 6 feet 7 inches and weighing 301 pounds at Central Michigan’s pro day, Olson already has an […]
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Jerry Harris, Adam Fenton among 11 Chippewas at Pro Day

There’s no guarantee there will be a Chippewa selected on May 8 during the 2014 NFL Draft. Nine seniors and two former Chippewas tried to better their chances at Wednesday’s Pro Day. Scouts from 10 NFL teams were in attendance to […]
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Central Michigan 2014 football schedule announced

Central Michigan 2014 football schedule announced

The Mid-American Conference announced the football schedules of its member schools including Western Division member Central Michigan, Friday. The Chippewas will open the 2014 season at home against Tennessee-Chattanooga on Thursday, Aug. 28. A week later, CMU is scheduled to […]
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The 2013 Kelly/Shorts Stadium seating chart. In 2014, the student section will be moved to the east side of the stadium, as will the home football team's bench. (Courtesy Photo | Athletic Communications)

Kelly/Shorts Stadium student section, football benches move

Kelly/Shorts Stadium will have a new look in 2014 as Central Michigan rotates the student section and team benches. Students will now cheer from the east side of the stadium, behind the Chippewas bench. Previously located from section L to U, […]
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Sherrone Moore hired as CMU football tight ends coach

Louisville’s Sherrone Moore has been named the new tight end coach for Central Michigan. CMU Athletic Communications announced Friday the former Louisville tight ends coach will join the Central Michigan football staff under the same position. “I am honored and happy […]
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Schuitema

Reed Schuitema hired as CMU director of football operations

Football head coach Dan Enos announced Thursday the hiring of Reed Schuitema as CMU’s new director of football operations. “Reed will bring a lot of experience to this role,” Enos said. “When I spoke with the coaches he has worked for, each […]


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