Ball State defeated Buffalo (4-8, 2-6 MAC) 20-3 Nov. 23. The victory marks the second consecutive season Ball State is bowl eligible, as the Cardinals won five of their last eight games to get to six wins.
Todd said his roots are important to him, but he credits his family as his biggest motivators in the sport.
The Cardinals converted 4-of-14 on third downs and gained four first downs in the second half. Head Coach Mike Neu attributed the failures to lack of execution and aggressiveness from the Chippewas.
Even if Marsch was taunting his opponents, who cares? Showboating, celebrating, trash-talking and taunting all have their place in sport and it only breads better competition — just ask the likes of Muhammad Ali, Connor McGregor or the NFL's Hall of Fame trash talkers Shannon Sharpe and Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson.
Fans need to realize athletes go through everyday struggles and mental blocks just like everyone else. They are allowed to express their feelings and speak up. Almost every time an athlete sidelines themselves, there are ‘fans’ who call them soft, which I think is unacceptable.
The loss officially eliminated the Cardinals from the MAC Championship, but they're still in the hunt for bowl eligibility. They must win at least one of their next two games to earn a bowl berth.
After losing to Miami-Ohio 10 days ago after a defensive turnover on its final drive, Ball State (5-4, 3-2 MAC) defeated Akron (2-7, 1-4 MAC) 31-25 Nov. 2, but this time forced the turnover.
With freshman running back Nolan Carpenter injured, rushing duties for Delta fell upon Abram Stitt, who totaled 30 carries for 205 yards and two touchdowns. Bond completed 7-of-12 passing for 134 yards and a touchdown and interception.
Martin played sparingly against the Redhawks, but the linebacker said he understood the plan implemented from defensive coordinator Tyler Stockton.
Ball State fell 24-17 against Miami-Ohio Saturday afternoon in the Red Bird Rivalry game.
As a Ball State community, the least we can do is provide more support by attending these smaller sporting events on campus, providing them with the same energy we give at basketball, football and volleyball games.
Ball State defeated Eastern Michigan 38-31 Saturday afternoon for its third consecutive win. The Cardinals have won eight of their last nine against the Eagles at Rynearson Stadium.
After dropping three consecutive games, the Cardinals ended Army’s undefeated season with a 28-16 win Oct. 2. Ball State followed up with a trip to Western Michigan Oct. 9, where prior to its 45-20 win, they hadn’t defeated the Broncos on their home turf since 2013.
Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden resigned Oct. 11 after he was discovered to be using homophobic, racist and misogynistic slurs casually as recently as 2018. Gruden is a symptom of a larger illness — one that has plagued the NFL for decades.
After five weeks of action, these four teams, who looked like playoff caliber teams a few years ago, now have a division leader one game above .500. This might be the new future for the AFC South.
Ball State defeated Western Michigan 45-20 Saturday. It was the first win for the Cardinals in Kalamazoo, Michigan since 2013. Redshirt fifth-year quarterback Drew Plitt completed 15-of-25 pass attempts for 310 passing yards and four touchdowns, both season-highs.
Ball State defeated Army 28-16 Saturday evening. On the opening kickoff, redshirt fifth-year wide receiver Justin Hall took the kickoff back for a 99-yard touchdown return.
Ball State head coach Mike Neu recognized the sense of pressure his team is facing after losing its third consecutive game in front of 14,902 fans at Scheumann Stadium.
Ball State could not overcome its injuries along the offensive line in its 22-12 loss against Toledo Saturday afternoon. In their first Mid-American Conference game of the season, the Cardinals allowed four sacks to the Rockets.