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As the wheeling and dealing of bowl season begins, CMU remains optimistic

This week, after the conclusion of the regular season schedule, was a rollercoaster last season for head coach Dan Enos. His 6-6 Central Michigan football team was in a bowl game, he was told. Then they were out. Then they […]
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COLUMN: Pros and Cons of a CMU bowl game

After a disappointing first half to the football season, it managed to win the last three games to become bowl eligibility. But, will the Chippewas go bowling again? Let’s take a look at the team’s resume, much like the bowl […]
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Senior running back Zurlon Tipton heads for the endzone to score a touchdown during the Chippewas' 42-10 victory over EMU on Friday at Kelly Shorts Stadium.

Tipton provides play of the game, runs for season-high 216 yards

Eastern Michigan defender Donald Coleman was ready to tackle running back Zurlon Tipton at the 26-yard line. Tipton had two options: Go around the defender or go through the defender. The running back chose the latter, and Coleman paid the […]
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Central Michigan still out of the bowl picture, projections say

The Central Michigan football team did what it was supposed to do, winning three in a row to close the regular season bowl eligible. Now it waits. Like last year, the 6-6 Chippewas appear to be on the outside looking […]
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Senior defensive back Avery Cunningham, top, and Scottville senior and drum major Julie Cleveau sing the CMU fight song after the Chippewas’ 42-10 victory over EMU on Friday at Kelly Shorts Stadium. (Samantha Madar/Staff Photographer)

CMU beats EMU to become bowl eligible

Running back Zurlon Tipton was a force to be reckoned with Friday at Kelly/Shorts Stadium, tallying 216 rushing yards against Eastern Michigan. Central Michigan was the beneficiary, winning 42-10 over the Eagles to clinch the Michigan MAC Trophy and become […]
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EMU wants Michigan MAC trophy at the end of adverse season

There are few, if any, college football teams that have faced a more emotionally draining season than Eastern Michigan this year. Eagles’ interim head coach Stan Parrish said he would like nothing more than to at least cap it with […]
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Enos wants another turnover-free game against EMU

A video camera for ESPN captured head coach Dan Enos with a smile on his face in the second quarter of the football team’s game against Massachusetts on Saturday. The reaction came after quarterback Cooper Rush had thrown a pass […]
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Freshman quarterback Darrien Boone was arrested and charged with fraud after using a stolen credit card to purchase nearly $100 in gas and food, Nov. 1. (Courtesy/ CMU Athletic Communications)

Central Michigan QB Darrien Boone charged with stealing debit card to buy gas and fast food

Central Michigan quarterback Darrien Boone remains indefinitely suspended a day after he was arraigned in Isabella County District Court for using a stolen debit card to purchase nearly $90 in gas and food. Boone, 19, was charged Monday with one […]
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Annese leads stellar defensive performance

After allowing 44 points, 31 of those coming in the first half, the Chippewa defense was humiliated on Nov. 6 against Ball State. Two and a half weeks later, it might not have faced a more challenging test, but it […]
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Early bowl projections not looking favorable for Central Michigan

The Central Michigan football team remains one game away from bowl eligibility for a second straight season, but will they get to one? That remains up in the air, first with the Chippewas (5-6, 4-3 Mid-American Conference) needing a win […]
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Senior linemen Jeremy Gainer bull rushes UMass' Tight end Brandon Howard during the first half of Saturdays game at Kellyshorts stadium. (Daytona Niles | Staff Photographer )

CMU 37, UMass 0: Chips blow out Minutemen, move game closer to bowl eligibility

Needing a win Saturday to remain in contention for bowl eligibility, the Central Michigan football team got it, and did so emphatically, with a 37-0 rout of Massachusetts before an announced crowd of 8,763 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. CMU (5-6, 4-3 […]


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