Central Michigan Rumors & News

  • CMU RB Derrick Nash dies after leukemia battle

    Detroit Free Press "Central Michigan athletics announced tonight that football player Derrick Nash, 20, died after a second bout with leukemia. Nash was a standout running back at Carrolton High and signed a national letter of intent with CMU in February 2013. He was first diagnosed with leukemia three months..." June 23

  • CMU football coach John Bonamego diagnosed with cancer in left tonsil; he says it's 'very treatable'

    Midland Daily News "New Central Michigan University head football coach John Bonamego has been diagnosed with cancer in his left tonsil, according to a press release sent by the university this morning. "As I told our team, I will beat this," Bonamego said in the press release. "It was discovered early and is very..." June 18

  • Central Michigan football player Derrick Nash battling cancer is 'hanging in there'

    Michigan Live "Derrick Nash has displayed a brave and unyielding resolve in his fight to beat cancer, inspiring countless people in the process. He needs their support now more than ever. Nash has been at the University of Michigan Health System hospital in Ann Arbor for three weeks, according to his..." June 15

  • Already down a head coach, Central Michigan reportedly loses defensive coordinator

    College Football Talk "We touched on this a bit earlier, but what the Central Michigan coaching staff pulled off today was a small slice of amazing. Without a head coach, without any sort of certainty to recruit to, the Chippewas signed 18 recruits on Wednesday. Following the surprise defection of head coach Dan..." February 05

  • Dan Enos leaves Central Michigan to be Arkansas offensive coordinator

    SI - College Football "Central Michigan head coach Dan Enos has resigned to take the offensive coordinator job at Arkansas, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. Enos informed his team of the move at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. Enos went 26-36 in five years at Central Michigan, reaching bowl games..." January 22

  • Central Michigan running back Thomas Rawls reinstated to team after felony larceny plea

    Michigan Live "Central Michigan University running back Thomas Rawls was reinstated to the football team Tuesday, Sept. 23, the same day he accepted a felony larceny plea agreement. Rawls appeared in Isabella County District Court on Tuesday morning and pleaded guilty to larceny from a building, court..." September 24

  • CMU running backs accused of stealing purse, credit cards

    The Morning Sun "Senior running back Thomas Tyrell Rawls, who was a no-show for Central Michigan University’s football game against Syracuse on Saturday, was arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing a purse and several credit cards at the Soaring Eagle Casino last April. Rawls, 21, of Flint, was arrested by..." September 15

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • CMU football players arrested for retail fraud, robbery and marijuana

    The Morning Sun "Central Michigan University wide receiver Andrew Flory has been offered a plea deal if he agrees to testify against a teammate in a related criminal case stemming from the theft of DVDs at Walmart last month, according to court records. Flory was offered the deal Tuesday if he pleads to..." July 02

  • Explosive running back Jerrod Davis anchors class

    Detroit News "Jerrod Davis made the most of his short time with Portage Central’s football program, helping the Mustangs reach the Division 2 state semifinals. Davis, a 6-foot, 190-pound running back, set school records for rushing yards (1,700), TDs (31) and points (190) in his lone season at the school..." February 07