Mid-American RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ex-Kent State Player Sues NCAA Over CTE

    TMZ "A former Kent State running back says he's suffering from long-term brain injuries due to his college football career ... and he's pointing the finger at the NCAA.  The man behind the lawsuit is Jerry Flowers -- a former high school superstar in Georgia who played for..." January 22

  • Antonio Brown donates heated benches to Central Michigan

    wnem.com "Chippewa great and NFL all-pro Antonio Brown gifted the Central Michigan Football department with six new heated benches. Brown donated six Dragon Seats heated benches, the only manufacture of heated football benches used by the National Football League. The gift is valued..." January 19

  • Northern Illinois taps alum from Ravens staff Thomas Hammock as next coach

    Chicago Tribune "Thomas Hammock is coming home to Northern Illinois. The former star running back for the Huskies was announced Friday morning as the 23rd head football coach — and first African-American — in the program’s history. Hammock, 37, spent the last five seasons in the NFL..." January 18

  • Temple hires Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey to replace short-tenured Manny Diaz

    Philly.com "First there was the Groundhog Day joke from Temple athletic director Patrick Kraft. Yes, Temple has been in this situation, it seems a lot lately, but in the theme to introduce new football coach Rod Carey, one thing clearly stood out: There might not be another coaching news..." January 12

  • Buffalo WR K.J. Osborn tweets transfer to Miami (Fla.)

    Buffalo News "University at Buffalo wide receiver K.J. Osborn announced Thursday night that he will join the Miami (Fla.) football team as a graduate transfer. Osborn was UB's second-leading receiver in 2018, behind Anthony Johnson. He had 892 yards and seven touchdowns on 53 catches in 14..." January 11

  • UB quarterback Tyree Jackson declares for the NFL draft

    Buffalo News "Tyree Jackson will prepare for a career in the NFL. The University at Buffalo quarterback announced Sunday that he will forgo his final year of college eligibility and will enter the NFL Draft. "Since I was 5 years old, it has always been a lifelong dream of mine to..." January 06

  • Former Ohio State co-DC Alex Grinch joins Oklahoma coaching staff as defensive coordinator

    The Oklahoman "Before the 2007 season, then-Texas Tech coach Mike Leach felt like it was time for a young graduate assistant on his staff to be elevated to a full-time coaching role. Eight years later, while at Washington State, Leach brought in a candidate for an open job on his staff and got a..." January 05

  • Toledo WR Diontae Johnson declaring for draft

    Yahoo! Sports "University of Toledo receiver Diontae Johnson announced he is leaving school and heading to the NFL. “It has been my lifelong dream to play in the NFL and therefore [I] have decided to enter the 2019 NFL draft,” Johnson wrote on social media Thursday. " December 27

  • Star Buffalo QB Tyree Jackson looking to transfer

    Sportsnaut "Buffalo Bulls quarterback Tyree Jackson could have very well decided to enter the 2019 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-7 signal caller is coming off a tremendous 2018 season and is seen as a dynamic project heading into his senior season. It now looks like Jackson will remain in school. Though,..." December 26