Bowling Green Rumors & News

  • Bowling Green hires Texas Tech assistant Mike Jinks as head coach

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Three years ago, Mike Jinks was the head coach at Cibolo Steele High School in Cibolo, Texas. Now he’s a Division I head coach. Bowling Green announced Tuesday night that it has hired Jinks to be its next head coach. Jinks will succeed Dino Babers, who left Bowling Green last week to take the..." December 09

  • Syracuse to hire Bowling Green's Dino Babers as coach

    CBS Sports "Less than 24 hours after Dino Babers was coaching Bowling Green to a 34-14 victory over Northern Illinois in the MAC Championship Game, it appears he is on the verge of accepting a new job. Syracuse is planning to announce Babers as its new head coach, and the announcement could come as early..." December 05

  • Report: Bowling Green's Babers top candidate for Syracuse job after Ash withdraws

    The Score "Ohio State defensive coordinator Chris Ash has removed his name as a candidate for the Syracuse head coaching position, according to Dan Wolken of USA TODAY. The Orange were reportedly deciding between Ash and Bowling Green head coach Dino Babers to replace Scott Shafer." December 03

  • Rich Rod leads list of 6 candidates to replace Beamer at Virginia Tech

    CBS Sports "When Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer stepped down Sunday effective at the end of the season, a trend continued. College football is increasingly becoming a young man's game. In a span of 19 days, college football has lost four of its five oldest coaches. For various reasons, Steve Spurrier..." November 02

  • Bowling Green the landing spot for ex-Kentucky LB Dorian Hendrix

    College Football Talk "Dorian Hendrix played his high school football in the state of Ohio and, after a brief detour to the south, he’s back in his home state. Bowling Green announced in a press release that Hendrix has been added to Dino Babers‘ football program. Because of NCAA transfer rules, the linebacker will..." August 31

  • Judge denies summary judgment for Bowling Green in concussion case

    CBS Sports "The Ohio Court of Claims has reversed course and denied a motion for summary judgment by Bowling Green in a concussion lawsuit brought by a former football player. The pending case is worth watching given that the judge now is allowing lawyers to call into question a release form designed to..." June 03

  • BGSU's Bryan Thomas suspended indefinitely

    Toledo Blade "Bowling Green State University football coach Dino Babers announced today that Bryan Thomas has been indefinitely suspended from the Falcons football team. BG gave no reason for the suspension of Thomas, a defensive end who in the spring was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA...." June 02

  • Bowling Green adds Notre Dame transfer Eilar Hardy

    College Football Talk "After four years in Indiana, Eilar Hardy has decided to move one state over for his final season. In a press release Thursday, Bowling Green announced that Hardy has decided to transfer into Dino Babers‘ football program and play his final season of college ball with the Falcons. Hardy comes..." May 28

  • BGSU cornerback arrested for allegedly assaulting woman on campus

    Toledo Blade "Nick Johnson, who last season played for the Bowling Green State University football team, was arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman on campus earlier this month. The university announced today that Johnson, a cornerback who last season earned All-Mid-American Conference second team..." April 16

  • 2014 Illini signee Matt Domer ends up at Bowling Green

    College Football Talk "Seven months after being denied entry at a Big Ten school, Matt Domer has moved on to the MAC. Earlier this week, Bowling Green announced that Domer as been added to the football program’s roster. Domer began spring semester classes this week. He will be eligible to play immediately in 2014,..." January 15

  • Falcons QB Matt Johnson charged in prank gone too far

    Toledo Blade "Injured Bowling Green State University quarterback Matt Johnson has been charged with obstructing official business, a misdemeanor, after admitting he took money from a teammate that had been reported stolen. According to a police report, Johnson’s roommate, Ryan Burbrink, had $1,500 stolen...." December 16

  • BGSU loses starting QB to season-ending hip injury

    College Football Talk "As it turns out, Bowling Green lost something more important than just a single football game this past weekend. During the loss to Western Kentucky Saturday, Matt Johnson suffered an injury to his hip that didn’t knock him out of the game. The injury was severe enough, though, that, according..." September 03

  • BGSU running back accused of attempted rape suspended for 2 years

    Toledo Blade "William Houston, a Bowling Green State University football player who is accused of attempted rape, has been suspended by the university for two years. Mr. Houston, 19, of Dublin, Ohio, was indicted in August in Wood County Common Pleas Court, after he was accused of attempted rape on July..." September 03

  • 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

  • Bowling Green State University football player accused of attempted rape

    Toledo Blade "Bond for a Bowling Green State University football player who is accused of attempted rape has been set at $25,000. William Houston, 19, of Dublin, Ohio, remains in the Wood County jail. He was arraigned today by video in Bowling Green Municipal Court. Bowling Green police Lt. Brad Biller..." July 22

  • Texas Tech QB Clayton Nicholas transfers to BGSU

    CBS Sports "The most easily overlooked member of Texas Tech 's quarterbacking exodus has landed in an offense that might change that status come 2015. Red Raider redshirt freshman Clayton Nicholas will transfer to Bowling Green to play for first-year head coach Dino Babers, the Toledo Blade reported..." January 24

  • Predicting Destinations for Top 25 Uncommitted 2014 College Football Recruits

    Bleacher Report "Top uncommitted recruits are without a doubt the hottest commodities on the recruiting trail right now. At this point, many of the nation's best prospects have a decision on where they are going to college. Yet some recruits are still mulling their options. That means college coaches are..." January 20

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