Bonamego announced in June that he had cancer in his left tonsil, but that it was discovered early and was treatable.
Central Michigan coach Jon Bonamego made a surprise appearance Wednesday at the Mid-American Conference’s media day, showing up a few hours after receiving a chemotherapy treatment.
Central Michigan football coach John Bonamego said Thursday that he has cancer and plans to continue working during treatment.
Marciano had previously worked as special teams coordinator for the Houston Texans from 2002 to 2013.
Like so many schools in the Mid-American Conference, Central Michigan faces a real challenge maintaining continuity in its football program.
Bonamego was the special teams coordinator for the Detroit Lions for the past two seasons, and he objected to the idea that there will be an adjustment coaching college athletes instead of pro players.
John Bonamego is leaving the NFL and returning to Central Michigan, going back to the school where he was once a player to take over as the Chippewas’ new coach.
It looks like the Detroit Lions will lose a coordinator this offseason after all.
Sheldon White, the vice president of pro personnel for the Detroit Lions, has an easier job now than he did a few years ago.