EMU Football http://wemu.org en Gray Turf Coming To EMU's Rynearson Stadium http://wemu.org/post/gray-turf-coming-emus-rynearson-stadium <p>Eastern Michigan University is taking a page out of Boise State's playbook and will play its home football games on a field featuring a unique color scheme.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A state-of-the-art&nbsp; gray-colored FieldTurf playing surface will be ready for the Eagle's season-opening home game against Morgan State.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:37:41 +0000 Bob Eccles 47586 at http://wemu.org Gray Turf Coming To EMU's Rynearson Stadium 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 Announces 2014 Football Recruiting Class http://wemu.org/post/emu-announces-2014-football-recruiting-class <p>Eastern Michigan University's 2014 recruiting class features 17 student athletes, including nine from the state of Michigan. &nbsp;</p><p>Head football coach Chris Creighton says the class is full of talented players, but he's "even more excited about their quality of character." &nbsp;</p><p>The class includes a wide receiver, two running backs, four defensive backs, three linebackers and a number of offensive and defensive linemen. &nbsp;</p><p>As for players from nearby communities, Jeremiah Harris is a 6'5", 235 pound defensive lineman who comes to EMU from Monroe county's Bedford High School.&nbsp;</p><p>Eastern Michigan University is hosting a National Signing Day Celebration to welcome the recruits and introduce the new football coaching staff. The event begins at 6p.m. Wednesday in the Convocation Center Atrium, with Eagles fans treated to food and beverages.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Follow the link below for the complete release, including biographies of each student athlete:</span></p><p><a href="http://emueagles.com/news/2014/2/5/FB_0205144311.aspx">http://emueagles.com/news/2014/2/5/FB_0205144311.aspx</a></p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:56:58 +0000 Bob Eccles 41134 at http://wemu.org EMU President Calls Football Player's Death Senseless http://wemu.org/post/emu-president-calls-football-players-death-senseless <p>The Eastern Michigan University community came together this afternoon for an update on the death of football player Demarius Reed.&nbsp; Reed's body was found this morning in the hallway of an off-campus apartment complex and law enforcement say it's an apparent homicide.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 23:12:59 +0000 Andrew Cluley 36530 at http://wemu.org Police Treating EMU Football Player's Death as Homicide http://wemu.org/post/police-treating-emu-football-players-death-homicide <p>Ypsilanti police say Eastern Michigan University student and football player Demarius Reed suffered multiple gunshot wounds.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p>The 20 year-old was found dead in and apartment complex and LeForge and Clark Roads this morning.&nbsp;</p><p>Investigators believe Reed may have been the victim of a robbery, although no-one is in custody at this time.&nbsp;</p><p>An autopsy has been performed, but results won't be known for some time.&nbsp;</p><p>The junior from Chicago was a Communication, Media and Theater Arts major, and a wide receiver on the football team.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:49:55 +0000 Bob Eccles 36513 at http://wemu.org Police Treating EMU Football Player's Death as Homicide EMU's Punter Is An Australian Import http://wemu.org/post/emus-punter-australian-import <p></p><p></p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 23:12:57 +0000 Robert Eccles 22317 at http://wemu.org EMU's Punter Is An Australian Import