Eastern Michigan University Football http://wemu.org en EMU Football Coach marks 100 Days in New Job http://wemu.org/post/emu-football-coach-marks-100-days-new-job <p><strong>YPSILANTI, Mich. (EMUEagles.com) —</strong> First-year Head Football Coach <strong><dfn><span class="Object" id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT225_com_zimbra_url"><a href="http://emueagles.com/coaches.aspx?rc=750" id="sidearmAd1" rel="smarttag" rev="750" target="_blank">Chris Creighton</a></span></dfn></strong> came into Eastern Michigan University with the goal to "close the gap," and has been doing so in his first 100 days coaching the Eagles.&nbsp; Creighton, along with the rest of his staff, has already set high standards for the Green and White going into the 2014 campaign.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:59:00 +0000 Bob Eccles 43212 at http://wemu.org EMU Football Coach marks 100 Days in New Job EMU Football Players Help Promote Literacy http://wemu.org/post/emu-football-players-help-promote-literacy <p>Eastern Michigan University football players scored a touchdown with kids at Adams STEM Academy Friday.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The athletes visited the school as part of a joint effort between EMU and the 2nd &amp; Seven Foundation to promote literacy among young children.</p><p>EMU Assistant Athletic Director for Academics Erin Burdis says the kids get a lot out of these visits, and learn about the importance of reading and being a good citizen.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:50:21 +0000 Bob Eccles 43211 at http://wemu.org EMU Football Players Help Promote Literacy EMU Welcomes New Football Coach Chris Creighton [photos] http://wemu.org/post/emu-welcomes-new-football-coach-chris-creighton-photos <p>Eastern Michigan University's new football coach says he's excited to be here and passionate to work with the players. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 04:30:22 +0000 Andrew Cluley 38944 at http://wemu.org EMU Welcomes New Football Coach Chris Creighton [photos] EMU Football Coach Ron English Fired http://wemu.org/post/emu-football-coach-ron-english-fired <p>Eastern Michigan University has relieved head football coach Ron English of his duties.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>"At this time, I have decided that a change in the leadership of our football team is necessary", EMU Athletic Director Heather Lyke said in a statement.</p></blockquote><p>English's record in 57 games at the helm of the Eagles football program was 11-46.&nbsp; The team is 1-8 this season.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:59:01 +0000 Bob Eccles 37485 at http://wemu.org EMU Football Coach Ron English Fired EMU Holds Second Community Forum on Football Player Death and Other Violence http://wemu.org/post/emu-holds-second-community-forum-football-player-death-and-other-violence <p>Eastern Michigan University has held a second community forum to discuss the death of wide receiver Demarius Reed and other violence against Eastern students.&nbsp;<br /> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 01:16:29 +0000 Andrew Cluley 36687 at http://wemu.org