Latest Central Michigan Chippewas football News

Central Michigan beats Washington State 24-21 in Sun Bowl

Dec. 31, 2021 19:52 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Central Michigan came to the desert southwest to play in one bowl game and ended up in another. The Chippewas still found a way to end their five-game bowl losing streak. Lew Nichols III ran for 130 yards and a touchdown, leading late...

Central Michigan ends wild trip west in Sun Bowl against WSU

Dec. 30, 2021 17:41 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Central Michigan's trip west has turned wild, and the Chippewas still have the goal of ending a five-game losing streak in bowl games. It'll just be in a different bowl. One thing didn't change: Central Michigan (8-4) is still in the desert...

Central Michigan switches to Sun Bowl, faces Washington St

Dec. 30, 2021 11:33 AM EST

Sun Bowl: Central Michigan (8-4) vs. Washington State (7-5), Dec. 31, noon Eastern (CBS). Line: Washington State by 7, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE Central Michigan's trip west has...

Donor replacing school football field, creating scholarships

Dec. 25, 2021 09:48 AM EST

ITHACA, Mich. (AP) — A family is giving more than $1 million for a new football field at a central Michigan high school and to create a college scholarship fund for students. Artificial turf would replace grass at the field used by Ithaca High School. The stadium would also be...

Central Michigan to play Boise State in Arizona Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 19:34 PM EST

Boise State (7-5, Mountain West) vs. Central Michigan (8-4, Mid-American), Dec. 31, 2 p.m. ET LOCATION: Tuscon, Arizona TOP PLAYERS Boise State: WR Khalil Shakir, 77 receptions, 1,117 yards receiving, seven touchdowns. ...

Lukes' 100-yard kickoff return highlights C. Michigan win

Nov. 26, 2021 16:13 PM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Daniel Richardson threw two touchdown passes to JaCorey Sullivan, Marion Lukes returned a second-half kickoff 100 yards and Central Michigan ended the season with a 31-10 defeat of rival Eastern Michigan on Saturday. The win gives the...

STAT WATCH: C Michigan's Lew Nichols takes over rushing lead

Nov. 22, 2021 02:39 AM EST

A new name appears at the top of the Football Bowl Subdivision rushing chart after Central Michigan's Lew Nichols III turned in his second straight 200-yard game and Michigan State's Kenneth Walker III had his least productive game of the season. Nichols' 1,516 yards and...

Nichols III, Richardson rally Central Michigan past Kent St

Nov. 11, 2021 00:21 AM EST

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Freshman Lew Nichols III ran for 215 yards and four touchdowns and Daniel Richardson threw four TD passes as Central Michigan spotted Kent State 14 points before rolling to a 54-30 victory on Wednesday night. Nichols has now rushed for 1,297...

Wisconsin wins fifth straight, beats Rutgers, bowl eligible

Nov. 06, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Not only has Wisconsin put its horrid 1-3 start behind it, everything is suddenly within reach for the Badgers. Graham Mertz threw a season-high three touchdown passes and Wisconsin won its fifth straight game and become bowl eligible for the...

Pimpleton's 2 punt return TDs spark CMU over WMU 42-30

Nov. 03, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

KALAMZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kalil Pimpleton scored three touchdowns in five minutes, two on long punt returns, to spark Central Michigan to a 42-30 win over Western Michigan on Wednesday night. Pimpleton, who had 104 yards receiving with an 11-yard touchdown sandwiched...