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COLUMN: Creighton is the real deal

(12/12/13 8:33pm)

I was following the Eastern Michigan University football coaching search very closely, leading up to Wednesday’s announcement of Chris Creighton’s hiring for the position. Until 8:30 Wednesday night, I was convinced the job would go to Eastern Illinois University coach Dino Babers, a man who turned his program around, going 7-5 and 12-1 in his first two seasons, when the team went 2-9 in each of the two years prior to his hiring. That said, I am really impressed by Creighton – not just on paper, but by hearing the man speak.

Packers sign Gillett

(01/07/14 10:09pm)

Former Eastern Michigan University starting quarterback and wide receiver Alex Gillett was one of eight players who signed with the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday. Gillett, a 6-1, 214-pound wide receiver signed with the Packers as a non-drafted free agent on May 22 and was with the team until he was released on Aug.

Grubb named EMU offensive line coach

(01/22/14 11:34pm)

Ryan Grubb, the offensive coordinator for the University of Sioux Falls has been named as an assistant football coach today. Head coach Chris Creighton said Grubb will serve as the team’s offensive line coach. Grubb was a part of for the University of Sioux Falls football staff for the past four seasons. "Coach Grubb is a perfect fit for our program," Creighton said on