The Bengals also . . .
Western offensive lineman Michigan’s Chukwuma Okafor was the first of five Mid-American Conference players to be drafted in the 2018 NFL draft. He went to Pittsburgh in the third round, while teammate Darius Phillips (fifth round) takes his defensive back and kick return skills to Cincinnati.
The Bengals also . . .
DeKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University Huskies closed out its 2018 spring practices with a 75-minute practice Saturday at Huskie Stadium. The event included individual drills, special teams, as well as several periods of 11-on-11 work in front of a crowd of approximately 1,000 fans.
Following the practice, which used a . . .
By MIKE SMITH
When the head coach and veteran quarterback both leave spring practice with smiles on their faces, it’s likely a good sign for a college football program.
Miami head coach Chuck Martin and quarterback Gus Ragland were in a smiling mood after Saturday’s Spring Showcase, which wrapped up the RedHawks spring practice schedule. It was the entirety of spring activities, however, which boosted the good vibes.
Martin went so far as . . .
AKRON, Ohio – The defending Mid-American Conference East Division champion Akron Zips concluded spring drills on Saturday with the annual Spring Game at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field as the Blue squad defeated its White counterpart, 17-6.
Senior Tom O’Leary put . . .
ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Bobcats held their final spring practice of 2018 by hosting their annual spring game Saturday at Peden Stadium.
The Bobcats held individual workouts followed . . .
OXFORD, Ohio – Miami University basketball coach Jack Owens has announced that Aleks Abrams will be transferring into the program for the 2018-19 season. Abrams comes to the RedHawks from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and will have one year of eligibility remaining as a graduate transfer.
Abrams played . . .
By MIKE SMITH
Have you noticed that winter just won’t go away this year? I’m sure many athletes and coaches know it all too well.
Collegiate sports like . . .
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Bowling Green defense flashed its potential despite a strong showing from sophomore quarterback Jarret Doege Saturday during the BGSU Football team's annual Spring Game. That event was moved indoors to Perry Field House due to inclement weather.
The game was played with four 10-minute running clock quarters and the defense forced three-and-outs or turnovers on seven of the 10 offensive series. BGSU's offense scored touchdowns on the other three possessions.
The offense . . .
KENT, Ohio – Kent State football provided a glimpse of the FlashFAST era Saturday during the 2018 spring game at Dix Stadium. With a unique scoring system set up by the coaching staff, the Golden Flashes' defense topped the offense.
"I'm very proud of their attitude and . . .
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Bowling Green State University men's basketball team and head coach Michael Huger have announced the signing of two future student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. Caleb Fields (Middle Township, New Jersey / Wildwood Catholic) and Michael Laster (Manhattan, New York / Institute of Collaborative Education / Central Georgia Tech) will join the program for the 2018-19 season.
Both players are . . .
Mike Smith saw his first MAC football action as a nine-year-old while hanging onto the flagpole of a nearby baseball stadium. The view got better after he discovered he could get in free at halftime.
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