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Jon Steinbrecher, commissioner of the Mid-American Conference, addressed conference-wide media outlets Wednesday at MAC Media Day at Detroit's Ford Field.

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

MAC Media Day: Commissioner talks cross-conference student attendance

DETROIT – Jon Steinbrecher, the Mid-American Conference’s top official, weighed in Wednesday on the league’s most foreboding issue during MAC Football Media Day at Ford Field: Student attendance at home games. For Central Michigan University, the topic has been a […]
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Head coach Dan Enos addressed conference-wide sports media on Wednesday at the Mid-American Conference Media Day at Detroit's Ford Field.

(Kaileigh Brammer | Staff Photographer)

Enos confirms QB starter heading into August training camp

DETROIT – Under the lights of Ford Field, Central Michigan University head coach Dan Enos named sophomore quarterback Cooper Rush as the starter heading into the team’s training camp on Aug. 1. The news came at the Mid-American Conference Media […]
Football / Sports

Four CMU football players named to preseason watch lists, designations

Four Central Michigan University football players were named to various preseason college football watch lists with the season little more than a month away. Here are some Chippewas to keep an eye on this fall: Titus Davis, a senior wide receiver […]
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CMU football’s Flory due back in court next week

Andrew Flory, the Central Michigan University wide receiver who was arrested after attempting to steal more than $500 worth of DVDs and snacks from WalMart last month, has a trial conference in Isabella County Trial Court scheduled for July 16. […]
Football / Isabella County / Police/Courts / Sports
Central Michigan University football players Ryan Oruche, 21, and Andrew Flory, 21, were each charged with two counts of second-degree retail fraud on June 7. Flory was also charged with one count of possession of marijuana. Oruche was charged with one count of unarmed robbery.

(Photo Illustration | Taryn Wattles)

Two CMU football players arrested for retail fraud, unarmed robbery

Flory also charged with one count of marijuana possession Two Central Michigan University football players were arrested June 7 after they attempted to steal $500 worth of DVDs and snacks from Walmart. Junior wide receiver Andrew Flory, 21, was charged […]
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Freshman wide receiver Titus Davis breaks away from Eastern's Marlon Pollard during Saturday's Homecoming game at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. (Sean Proctor/File Photo)

Four CMU football players named to preseason All-MAC team

The Central Michigan University football team will have a significant presence on the Athlon Sports Preseason All-Mid-American Conference football team. Wide receiver Titus Davis and guard Andy Phillips were named to the First Team Offense. Leterrius Walton and linebacker Justin […]
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Seniors from CMU's Football program present a check for $1,131.30 to the Community Compassion Network outside of the red food barn Wed. May 28. The money was gathered by teammates and then matched by their coach.  "This will help feed about 200 families," says CCN Interim Director Faye Schaeffer.  

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

CMU football team donates more than $1,000 to Community Compassion Network

Nearly 200 families in need will be able to feed their loved ones thanks to a sizable donation from the Central Michigan University football team Wednesday. Head coach Dan Enos accompanied 16 players as the Chippewas presented the Community Compassion […]
Football / Metro / Mount Pleasant / Sports
Monroe resident Diane Gilertson, 63, left, dances with Central Michigan University football tight end Deon Butler to the oldies hit "Shout!" during a victory dance following the 2013 Special Olympics Michigan State Summer Games closing ceremonies Friday night at the Student Activity Center.

(Victoria Zegler/File Photo)

Special Olympics Michigan: Supporting the home team, CMU football players inspired while volunteering

Special Olympics Michigan impacts the lives of many young athletes, but it’s the athletes who aren’t participating who might be most affected during the summer games. In 2010, Central Michigan University tight end Deon Butler didn’t know volunteering for three days […]
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Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Eric Fisher (72) blocks Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger (99) in fourth quarter NFL action, Sunday, October 27, 2013, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs won 23-17. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT)

Different paths to the NFL lead to same result for Eric Fisher, Jahleel Addae

On Dec. 29, 2013, two men’s paths crossed in the backfield of Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. “Come to the trenches with the big boys,” said a towering 6-foot-7 Eric Fisher. “I’m never scared bro,” said hard-hitting safety Jahleel Addae. […]
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Freshman quarterback Cooper Rush makes a pass during the CMU homecoming game October 19, 2013. (File Photo | Gregory Cornwell)

Cooper can carry the Chippewas

Sophomore quarterback Cooper Rush probably isn’t the next Dan LeFevour. But we won’t know unless head coach Dan Enos gives him another shot to show us what he’s got. Rush needs to be the guy under center come fall. Some […]
Football / Sports
CMU football alum Maddux’s journey to professional football

CMU football alum Maddux’s journey to professional football

Dealing with a lockout, an injury and a team that collapsed around him, Jeff Maddux never gave up. The 2010 Central Michigan alumni has had a roller coaster journey in his professional football career. From the Detroit Lions to the Arena Football League, […]
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COLUMN: Take your pick, Rush or Kater

COLUMN: Take your pick, Rush or Kater

Competition is natural. Ford is in competition with Toyota. Tom Brady is in competition with Peyton Manning. Starbucks is trying to beat-out Dunkin Donuts. After Saturday’s CMU spring football game, sophomore quarterback Cooper Rush is in competition with senior Cody […]


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