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The NFL released the 2019 schedule for all 32 teams on April 18. The season will feature 256 regular season games beginning on Sep. 5. This will be the NFL’s 100 season, and the league has decided to mix things up in terms of scheduling games in celebration of the anniversary, scheduling teams together in honor of historical games. There are a plethora of exciting games on the schedule, ranging from revenge games to Super Bowl rematches. Here are the top five most exciting games on the schedule.
The Eastern Michigan football team had their annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 13. Team Fink and Team Hale faced off in Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, as Team Fink came out on top 14-7 behind a touchdown from Karmi Mackey and Preston Hutchinson.
The Eastern Michigan athletics program has seen some ups and downs in the last year, which includes a MAC Tournament title by the women’s volleyball team, an appearance in the Camellia Bowl for the football team, and a court ruling that forced EMU to reinstate the softball and women’s tennis teams.
Eastern Michigan held their 2019 Pro Day on March 22 in their indoor practice facility, showcasing their 12 draft-eligible players in front of pro scouts. Over a dozen teams from the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL) were in attendance for the Pro Day, including the Detroit Lions, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons and Saskatchewan Roughriders.
The 2019-20 football schedule has been released, and it includes five home games for Eastern Michigan.
Julian Edelman, who was named Super Bowl MVP earlier this month after his victory with the New England Patriots, helped take down Eastern Michigan more than 12 years ago in a game that featured little offensive production from either team. The game took place on Nov. 17, 2006 in Kent, Ohio.
National Signing Day was Wednesday, Feb. 7 for the college football world, and Eastern Michigan University signed nine new players to bring its freshmen class total to 28.
This Super Bowl Sunday, an experienced and battle-tested New England Patriots team will clash with a young, plucky Los Angeles Rams team.
James Patton was named the new offensive line coach for the Eastern Michigan football team by head coach Chris Creighton on Jan. 16, and that should have fans, myself included, very excited. Patton was the offensive quality control assistant for the University of Pittsburgh the past two seasons.
Eastern Michigan Football suffered their fourth straight loss on the season, this time to Western Michigan on October 6th by a final score of 27-24. The loss came following an intense overtime period. All four losses have been by seven points or less. At the halfway mark of the season, EMU sits at a 2-4 record while remaining winless in MAC play.
Eastern Michigan football suffers their second straight overtime defeat, this time to Northern Illinois University, dropping them to 0-2 in MAC play. The offense struggled as a whole, going a whole quarter without a first down and delivering an abysmal performance on third down throughout the game. The team converted only three of their 18 attempts on third down but still found themselves in a position to win late. After forcing a turnover in the second overtime period, Chad Ryland missed a game winning field goal that inevitably cost the Eagles the victory.
The Eastern Michigan football team lost a tight battle to San Diego State University in overtime by a final score of 23-20. Both Tyler Wiegers and Mike Glass III continued to split the reps at quarterback but the two-headed monster was not enough to slay the Aztecs.
For the second time in school history Eastern Michigan’s football team defeated a Big Ten opponent when they beat Purdue University 20-19 on September 8th in West Lafayette. Starting quarterback Tyler Wiegers delivered an efficient performance completing 20 of his 28 passing attempts for 312 yards and a touchdown on the way to a victory. Despite Wiegers performance, the hero of the game was kicker Chad Ryland who drilled two field goals, including a game winner as time expired to secure the victory for EMU.
Five interceptions from Brogan Roback -- including a pick six to seal the deal in the fourth quarter -- led to defeat for the Eastern Michigan University football team (3-7, 1-5) as they fell to the Chippewas from Central Michigan University (6-4, 4-2) 42-30 Wednesday Nov. 8 at Kelly-Shorts Stadium.
Central Michigan Safety Josh Cox returns an INT. The Eagles lost to Central Michigan 42-30 Nov. 8 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium
The Eastern Michigan University’s league office announced the women’s soccer team was awarded Mid-American Conference postseason honors, Thursday, Nov. 2.