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Eagles roll to 28-25 win

(10/02/16 6:27pm)

Eastern Michigan (4-1) defeated Bowling Green (1-4) on Saturday, as they pick up their first Mid-American Conference win of the year.The Eagles were led by a strong running game and a great performance by the defense as they picked off Quarterback James Morgan and only surrendered 25 points. The defense had a dominant first three quarters as they only surrendered 10 points.

Eagles fall at homecoming to the Rockets, 35-20

(10/08/16 11:37pm)

Eastern Michigan struggled to find a rhythm as they fell to Toledo, 35-20 at Rynearson Stadium on Saturday.Students came out to see the Eastern Michigan football team play during Homecoming week and they had the tenth largest turnout in Rynearson Stadium history as 21,412 tickets were sold. The Eagles were not able to pull of the win for their fans as they struggled to get back in the game after going down 28-13.

Roback leads EMU to 27-20 road win.

(10/15/16 9:20pm)

The Eastern Michigan football team pulled away in the fourth quarter, as it defeated the Ohio Bobcats 27-20 in Athens, Ohio on Saturday.After a slow start for both teams, the Eagles (5-2,2-1) put up 24 second-half points to pull off the 27-20 victory over the Bobcats (4-3,2-1). The Eagles were led by a career best performance from redshirt junior Brogan Roback who set a career high in passing yards as he threw for 347. This was the Eagles first win in Athens since 1994.

EMU falls to no. 20 Western Michigan in a 45-31 shootout

(10/22/16 10:33pm)

The Eastern Michigan football team gave its in-state rival, Western Michigan Broncos a run for its money at Kalamazoo on Saturday in the 45-31 loss.The Eagles (5-3, 2-2) held a 17-14 lead in the second quarter to give the Broncos (8-0, 4-0) its first home deficit of the season. 561 total yards by the Western Michigan offense allowed the Broncos to pull away from Eastern Michigan.

Eagles struggle against Miami in 28-15 loss

(10/30/16 2:32pm)

The Eastern Michigan football team struggled to run the ball as it failed to reach bowl eligibility for the second week in a row in a 28-15 loss to the Miami Redhawks.Bowl eligibility will have to wait another week as the Eagles ran the ball for as a team for 33 yards compared to Miami’s 230. The Eagles also surrendered five sacks to the Redhawks as the offensive line struggled to protect the quarterback.

EMU comes back from 21 down to become bowl eligible, 48-41

(11/10/16 11:42pm)

The Eastern Michigan football team had to come back from being down 21 points to defeat the Ball State Cardinals in Muncie, Indiana on election night on its way to becoming bowl eligible in a 48-41 victory.The comeback was tied for the largest in school history as the Eagles had to overcome an early 21-0 deficit in the first quarter after a pair of turnovers led to Ball State touchdowns. The Eagles are not bowl eligible for the first time since 1995 as this is the first midweek Mid-American Conference game for the year for the Eagles.

Eagles blow 21 point lead in heartbreaking overtime loss to NIU

(11/18/16 2:18am)

The Eastern Michigan football team blew a 21-0 halftime lead in an overtime loss to Northern Illinois at Rynearson Stadium on Wednesday night, 31-24.A week after Eastern Michigan (6-5, 3-4) came back down 21 points to Ball State (4-7, 4-3), the Eagles gave up there 21-0 halftime lead as the Huskies put up a 24 point second-half to send the game into overtime. The Huskies marched right down the field for a touchdown in overtime and the Eagles responded with four straight runs as they fell one yard short of a first down to fall to Northern Illinois, 31-24.“this year one of the things we’ve been able to do is to fight back when we are down,” said coach Chris Creighton. “But one situation we haven’t been in is to be up and for things to be seemingly going well.”

Game winning drive helps Eagles defeat Central Michigan on senior day, 26-21

(11/26/16 10:35pm)

A late touchdown from Brogan Roback leads to a win on senior day for the Eastern Michigan football team on Tuesday against the Central Michigan Chippewas at Rynearson Stadium.The Eagles (7-5, 4-4) picked up their seventh win of the season over their in-state rival Central Michigan (6-6, 3-4) to win the most games in a season since the 1989 season. Redshirt junior Brogan Roback led the Eagles down the field for a game winning drive with 2:34 to go in the game. Roback then threw a touchdown pass which junior Sergio Bailey caught over an opposing defender.“They (players) have set out a goal to go to and win a bowl game. We talked about how being bowl eligible wasn’t a guarantee. We just wanted to finish,” said third year coach Chris Creighton

Football team invited to go to the Bahamas for its first bowl game since 1987

(12/02/16 9:33pm)

The Eastern Michigan football team will be playing the Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl in Nassau, Bahamas on December 23 in its first bowl appearance since the 1987 season as the team will face Old Dominion University.The last time Eastern Michigan competed in a bowl game they were known as the Huron’s, when it defeated San Jose State in the California Bowl.

Western Michigan completes perfect season, wins MAC Championship

(12/05/16 12:38am)

The Western Michigan football team rowed its way to a 13-0 perfect season with a 29-23 win over Ohio University in the Mid-American Conference Championship at Ford Field on Friday night.The Broncos held off a late comeback attempt as junior Robert Spillane sealed the game with an interception with 51 seconds to go in the game.

Wrestling picks up win and a loss at dual home-opener

(12/12/16 1:48am)

The Eastern Michigan wrestling team defeated Cleveland State, 38-12, and then fell to Indiana, 25-12 as they kicked off their home schedule with a tri-dual on Saturday, Dec. 11.Redshirt freshman Noah Gonser dominated the day as he won both of his matches including a win over no. 17 ranked Elijah Oliver of Indiana. He forced a fall against Cleveland State and a 7-3 decision against Oliver.