Mid-American RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kent State strength coach in charge during player death defends himself

    CBS Sports "Former Kent State football head strength and conditioning coach Ross Bowsher said Wednesday that his firing this week by the school unfairly suggested he "somehow contributed" to a former player's death. Bowsher was fired by Kent State on Monday after the school said he falsified his..." August 17

  • Kent State fires strength coach in charge during death for falsifying certification

    CBS Sports "Kent State has fired head football strength and conditioning coach Ross Bowsher after determining that he provided the school with false information about certification necessary to hold his position. This was uncovered by the university as part of a review following a CBS Sports investigation..." August 15

  • Kent State cannot produce certification for strength coach in charge during death

    CBS Sports "Kent State cannot produce any professional certification required by the NCAA for the head football strength coach who oversaw conditioning drills the day freshman Tyler Heintz died of complications from an abnormally high body temperature, CBS Sports has learned. In fact, Golden Flashes..." August 08

  • Grad transfer Valdez picks Syracuse over LSU, Oklahoma State

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse football added another graduate transfer for the 2017 season, according to a report by CuseNation.com. Former Bowling Green linebacker Austin Valdez will finish out his career this fall at Syracuse, he told the outlet. Valdez, 6-foot-1, 236 pounds, played under coach Dino Babers and..." July 02

  • Eastern Michigan head football coach Chris Creighton signs 4-year extension

    Michigan Live "Eastern Michigan head football coach Chris Creighton is set to be an eagle for a long time. Creighton, who led the Eagles to a bowl game last season for the first time since 1987, was given a four-year contract extension Tuesday, keeping him in the fold until 2022. The EMU Board of Regents..." June 27