At Ball State football's Pro Day, scouts use 40-yard dash times to measure straight-line speed, three-cone drills to measure agility, vertical and broad jumps to measure explosion.All of the drills help quantify players' athleticism — and weigh heavily on prospects' draft stocks.
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Bishop transferred to Ball State from St. Joseph's College before being drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1993.
Head coach Mike Neu said he wants his tight ends to line up as receivers.
For the returning players, the first day of spring practice brought a chance to solidify their roles.
For the Record: TV host, former Ball State football player Jason Whitlock reflects on journalism career
People used to call Jason Whitlock "the locker room lawyer."The former Ball State offensive lineman, now the co-host of "Speak for Yourself" on Fox Sports 1, wouldn’t leave then-head football coach Paul Schudel alone — it was his job.
The Mid-American Conference released its schedule for 2017 football games on Wednesday afternoon.
David Elson, Ball State football’s new defensive coordinator, wasn’t hired to reinvent the wheel.Head coach Mike Neu said he was looking for someone who could work with the pieces Ball State already had, and Elson’s Western Illinois defense ran a familiar system.
David Elson held the same role at Western Illinois in 2016 and at Southern Illinois the season before.
One of the Cardinals newest recruits is — Nostradamus?
One day after National Signing Day, former Cardinals Keith Wenning and Jamill Smith worked out on the turf field at the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
Ball State's recruiting class features several athletes who played something other than football in high school.
One year ago, Mike Neu took over as the head coach for the Ball State football team, right at the tail-end of the recruiting season.But this season’s recruiting class was different.
247sports.com ranking the signing day haul second in the Mid-American Conference and Rivals.com ranked the class third.
For Ball State football, National Signing Day added 27 student-athletes the their 2017 class.
It’s about time.There have been plenty of start-up football leagues looking to tap into the popularity of a sport that features televised games almost every night of the week at the peak of the fall.
Former Ball State quarterback Keith Wenning found a new home on Tuesday when he was signed to the New York Giants practice squad. Wenning, who has been in the NFL since 2014, has had stints playing on the Baltimore Ravens practice squad along with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Former Ball State football player Robert Eddins was found dead in Detroit, Michigan, Tuesday night, according to reports from WXYZ 7 Action News.
Ball State benefits because teams that make it to any bowl game earn a payout that is put into a pool that its respective conference can disperse among full members. Just by playing No. 8 Wisconsin on Jan. 2, Western Michigan will earn $4 million for the MAC, according to the College Football Playoff revenue distribution projections.
Thanksgiving brought a much-needed break for most Ball State students, but several Cardinals teams were still playing over break.When many students were driving home Tuesday night, Ball State football was taking on Miami (Ohio), men's basketball was in Las Vegas and women's basketball was in Savannah, Georgia.A pair of former Ball State football players also had a memorable week, including a championship in Canada.
Mabon finished last week's 21-20, season-ending loss at Miami with 244 career catches, breaking the mark Dante Ridgeway set in 2004 for the most receptions in Ball State program history.