It was close until it wasn’t, as CMU lost composure on the road against a stout Penn State team.
The NIttany Lions dispatched the last MAC team they faced this season. How do they pair up against CMU?
Central Michigan Chippewas
Slow starts are becoming a major issue, as are special teams miscues. But a win is a win, and the Chips found a way to do it down the stretch.
The box score was a lot kinder to the Chippewas than the game summary, as the Chips struggled immensely in what was ultimately an expected victory.
To say this was an unexpected result is an understatement. Now down 0-2 to start the season, what can we take away from the season so far?
It was a nightmare game for the Chips, who were stifled in all three phases in front of their home crowd.
CMU gets set to dedicate a new field in their home opener by hosting the Jaguars, nine days removed from their wild game against Oklahoma State.
Early miscues put CMU at a disadvantage, but there’s plenty of potential in the roster which spells danger for opponents.
From Jack Salopek to DJ Taylor, here are the new starters in the conference that come with immediate All-MAC potential.
It was a tale of two halves for Central in a game which showed how much potential the team has when the lights are on— but a loss is still a loss.
It’s been six years since "The Untimed Down" entered college football lore. The teams who took part will meet up once again this week for the rubber match.
Those involved in the game discuss the Hail Mary on the untimed down, the hook-and-ladder, and all the rulebook controversy in detail.
The Chippewas had one of the most aggressive lines in the MAC in 2021, and despite a handful of losses, should be
The interior line will be one of the most experienced in the MAC, but replacing two high draft picks at the tackles will be a tough task.
The Chippewas lost a lot on the outsides, but still possess a backfield core which should sustain them to success in the MAC West in 2022.
CMU’s ace pitcher goes off the board at 80th overall in the second round, as the last pick from the first day of selections.
Central Michigan’s pitching was great as usual, but the offense struggled, picking up only hit one extra base hit, dooming the Chips to an early exit in Gainesville.
An emergent talent in the 2019 and 2020 seasons, Lewis missed all of 2021 with injury and will seek a chance to start on another roster.
Central Michigan,overcame a deficit in every game they won en route to securing the MAC tournament title, with 33 combined runs on Saturday and Sunday to take it home.
The conference tournament is all set, as Ball State wins the regular season MAC title and will host CMU, Toledo and Ohio in the postseason tourney.
Central Michigan takes a half game lead for the regular season championship into the last weekend. Ball State is lurking and ready to take advantage of any mistakes.
The Chippewas sweep the Eagles in EMU’s last home games of the season.
Ohio sweeps Akron and creates a gap with the teams chasing them for the last spot in the MAC Tournament. Eastern Michigan splits with NIU fall back.
The Ball State Cardinals made their mark on the conference standings this weekend, sweeping Central Michigan. Hosting the MAC tournament is theirs to lose.
Pimpleton will continue his professional journey just over two hours away from Mt. Pleasant, signing a UDFA contract with the homestate Lions.
Raimann will shore up the Colts line in 2022 after a four-year journey which saw him make the transition from tight end to tackle during the height of the COVID pandemic.
Goedeke, a technician in the trenches, will look to compete right away with the Bucs as they seek to rebuild their interior line.
Toledo sweeps Eastern Michigan to create a gap between themselves and the mess of teams competing for fourth in a vital clash over the week of #MACBats.
The versatile Central Michigan standout paved a hard road to get to the threshold of his professional football dreams. With his hand on the door, Pimpleton reflects on what got him this far.
CMU remains one of the MAC’s better pro prospect factories, with three starters selected over the last five drafts.
Ball State has the smallest slip-up while Central Michigan uses it to create a gap. Ohio and Toledo take three of four from their opponents and put themselves in playoff positions.
Ball State wins a game against a top 25 ranked Oregon team, and CMU keeps rolling. They swept Northern Illinois. The rest of the conference is a soup, but it will settle into layers soon enough.