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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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Tight end Ben McCord looking to make an impact this season

Tight end Ben McCord looking to make an impact this season

The football went up into the sunlight as two players fought for position under it near the goal line. Both players reached up and caught it simultaneously, continuing the fight for the ball. Tight end Ben McCord broke away with possession and reached the […]
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Central Michigan quarterbacks Cooper Rush and Cody Kater meet with quarterback coach Morris Watts after the finish of the 2014 CMU spring game. (Staff Photographer | Kyle Wilson)

Kater, Rush impress at annual Central Michigan spring football game

Central Michigan’s starting quarterback position is no closer to being filled after the 2014 Maroon vs. Gold scrimmage than it was before it. Senior quarterback Cody Kater, who missed almost all of last season with a collarbone injury, finished 16-of-23 passing […]
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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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