Latest Central Michigan Chippewas football News

Huge rally lifts Central Michigan over Ball State 45-44

Nov. 16, 2019 7:55 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Jonathan Ward rushed for 105 yards and four touchdowns, Tommy Lazaro ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, the second coming from the 2-yard line with 61 seconds left in the game, and Central Michigan overcame a big deficit and beat Ball State 45-44 on Saturday. The Chippewas (7-4, 5-2...

Central Michigan bowl eligible a season after going 1-11

Nov. 3, 2019 3:21 PM EST

Central Michigan's quick turnaround reached another milepost: The Chippewas are bowl eligible. CMU beat Northern Illinois 48-10 on Saturday to improve to 6-4 this season under new coach Jim McElwain. The Chippewas went 1-11 last season. Elsewhere, Virginia Tech (5-3) still has work to do if the Hokies are going...

Central Michigan rolls past Northern Illinois, 48-10

Nov. 2, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Quinten Dormady threw for three touchdowns as Central Michigan built a big first-half lead and finished off Northern Illinois, 48-10 on Saturday afternoon. The Chippewas now are 4-2 in the Mid-America Conference West Division, a game behind Ball State, which plays Western...

Buffalo takes advantage of 5 turnovers in 43-20 victory

Oct. 26, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Vantrease threw two touchdown passes to Antonio Nunn in the second quarter and Buffalo rode a big first-half lead to a 43-20 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday. Nunn tossed scoring passes of 8 and 14 yards around a 15-yard TD run by Jaret Patterson. Kevin Marks added a...

Ward's 3 TDs send Central Michigan past Bowling Green 38-20

Oct. 19, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Jonathan Ward ran for three touchdowns as Central Michigan rolled to a 38-20 win over Bowling Green on Saturday. Ward had 130 yards on 21 carries for the Chippewas (5-3, 3-1 Mid-American Conference) who have won three straight. Quinten Dormady threw for 295 yards and a score....

Lewis carries Central Michigan past New Mexico State, 42-28

Oct. 12, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Kobe Lewis rushed for 161 yards and two touchdowns as Central Michigan cruised past winless New Mexico State, 42-28 in a nonconference game on Saturday. The Chippewas lost starting quarterback David Moore Tuesday to an NCAA suspension after he tested positive for a banned...

Central Michigan rolls over Eastern Michigan 42-16

Oct. 5, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — David Moore threw two scoring passes, Jonathan Ward caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Central Michigan set season highs in total yards and rushing yards in beating Eastern Michigan 42-16 in Saturday's Mid-American Conference matchup. The Chippewas (3-3, 2-1)...

Wassink, Bellamy lead W Michigan past C Michigan 31-15

Sep. 28, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jon Wassink threw for a touchdown and ran for another, LeVante Bellamy ran for 105 yards and a touchdown and Western Michigan defeated rival Central Michigan 31-15 on Saturday. Patrick Lupro stopped CMU's game-opening drive with an interception at midfield. Bellamy cashed in four...