Rawls won Mid-American Conference West Division offensive player of the week honors after rushing 31 times for a career-high 155 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-17 upset of Purdue.
Central Michigan says N.C. State is buying out the finale of a three-game football series between the schools, meaning next year’s game in Mount Pleasant won’t be happening.
Entering Saturday’s game, much was unknown about the Michigan offensive line.
Gardner’s first game as the bonafide starter – last year he started games at the end of the season, but only because Denard Robinson was injured – yielded mixed results.
Despite a 59-9 final score, Brady Hoke seemed less than thrilled about Michigan’s performance Saturday.
Devin Gardner ran for two touchdowns and threw for another in the first half as No. 17 Michigan went on to beat Central Michigan 59-9 in college football.
In the last year, the Mid-American Conference has had a team in the Orange Bowl and a player picked No. 1 in the NFL draft.
The Mid-American Conference will have a hard time topping the last 12 months, when Northern Illinois made it to the Orange Bowl and Central Michigan’s Eric Fisher was the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.
Rumors of the Lions possibly being interested in Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly came out within minutes of Bill Ford Jr’s less than rousing endorsement of coach Jim Schwartz.
Central Michigan football coach Dan Enos watched his phone explode when offensive lineman Eric Fisher was selected first in the NFL Draft last week by the Kansas City Chiefs.