By Bay Area News Group | PUBLISHED: December 3, 2018 at 10:21 am | UPDATED: December 3, 2018 at 10:28 am Saturday, Dec. 15 New Mexico Bowl, Albuquerque: North Texas vs. Utah State, 11 a.m. Pacific, ESPN AutoNation Cure Bowl, Orlando: Tulane vs. Louisiana, 11:30 a.m. Pacific, CBSSN Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl, Las Vegas: Fresno State vs. Arizona State, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, ABC Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama: Georgia Southern vs. Eastern Michigan, 2:30 p.m. Pacific, ESPN R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, New Orleans: Middle Tennessee vs Appalachian State, 6 p.m. Pacific, Tuesday, Dec. 18 Wednesday, Dec. 19 Thursday, Dec. 20Friday, Dec. 21 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Boise, Idaho: Western Michigan vs. Brigham Young, 1 p.m. Pacific, ESPN Saturday, Dec. 22 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, Fort Worth, Texas: Houston vs. Army, 12:30 p.m. Pacific, ESPN Dollar General Bowl, Mobile, Alabama: Buffalo vs. Troy, 4 p.m. … [Read more...] about Bowl game schedule: Times and TV, including College National Championship
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Tony Paul The Detroit News Published 5:05 PM EST Nov 23, 2018 It's a bit of a math equation. Ferris State football coach Tony Annese and men's basketball coach Andy Bronkema sit down each week to discuss how they're going to divide the 20 hours DeShaun Thrower gets to focus on athletics. These days, with the football team entering Saturday's second-round playoff game and the basketball team in the early portion of its schedule, it's about 16 hours for football, and four for basketball. But the only math equation that matters to Thrower is this: One plus one equals two. The Muskegon native played a big role in the basketball team winning the Division II national championship in the spring, and now he's gunning for a football ring to match. "Oh man, that'd be incredible," Bronkema said. "I couldn't be pulling any more for it." Only one school in Division I has ever won basketball and football national championships in the same season: Florida, in 2009. It's never been done in … [Read more...] about Ferris State’s DeShaun Thrower seeks second national title, in second sport
Angelique S. Chengelis The Detroit News Published 3:06 PM EST Nov 11, 2018 Piscataway, N.J. – With two regular-season games remaining and plenty still at stake, in the aftermath of Michigan’s 42-7 walloping of Rutgers, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was asked about the composition of his team and whether it has a chance to do something great. With the addition of quarterback Shea Patterson, an overhaul of the offensive staff, the addition of strength coach Ben Herbert, and a consistently top-ranked defense engineered by coordinator Don Brown, are all the pieces in place for a championship-level run? “Oh, yeah. Good chance? Sure. Good one,” Harbaugh said after the win at Rutgers. “Just keep preparing, keep focusing, keep taking it one game at a time and see how good we can get.” Michigan is No. 4 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and at 9-1 overall and 7-0 Big Ten, is atop the East Division. The Wolverines face Indiana on … [Read more...] about Is Michigan football a championship-level\u00a0team? ‘Oh, yeah’
Detroit Free Press staff Published 9:59 p.m. UTC Aug 27, 2018 Who will play in the Big Ten Championship game? Will anyone from the conference had to the College Football Playoff? Who will win the national title? The Free Press' Nick Baumgardner, Jeff Seidel, Chris Solari and Shawn Windsor give their predictions for who will be the big winners this year in college football: Nick Baumgardner Big Ten East: Ohio State. Big Ten West: Wisconsin. Big Ten Championship game: Ohio State over Wisconsin. College Football Playoff: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma. National champion: Alabama. The Crimson Tide have two quarterbacks capable of winning a national title and a slew of everything else everywhere. Nick Saban does his best to temper all this every year, but this is still the most complete team in college football. More: Big Ten East predictions: Will Michigan or MSU play for title? Jeff Seidel Big Ten East: Ohio State. Big Ten … [Read more...] about College football predictions: Who wins Big Ten, national championship?
Angelique S. Chengelis The Detroit News Published 9:57 p.m. UTC Jun 10, 2018 Ann Arbor — Rashan Gary smiled as he looked around before revealing his secret. He took a Sharpie and wrote inside his locker a permanent reminder — "Best defensive line in the country." Gary participated in Michigan’s football camp Saturday at Glick Field House and was a feisty, demanding instructor during drills, frequently getting on the ground and showing the high school athletes ideal defensive end form. Later, he didn’t hold back about the defensive line goals for the season. More: What?!? Michigan QB Shea Patterson drafted by baseball's Rangers More: Au revoir: Complete coverage of UM football's trip to France More: Michigan's Jim Harbaugh: Ohio State game is 'emphasized' “To be the best in the country. That’s it,” Gary said “We come out here every day and push each other. We want to be the best in the country, that’s it.” Certainly, … [Read more...] about Michigan’s Rashan Gary: ‘I need a national championship’