Redshirt sophmore quarterback Kiael Kelly runs the ball in a game against Toledo Oct 14 at Sceumann Stadium. Kelly threw 38 yards and rushed for 98 in the game. Andrew Berger, DN

“Every week is a championship”: Ball State football is forced to win out to be bowl eligible, but it all starts with Central Michigan on homecoming.

As far as what Central Michigan brings, Neu is focused on preparing for the defensive effort, accrediting their depth and experience in the defensive line and linebackers. On the flip side of the ball, Neu said it is going to be a challenge to stop the Central Michigan redshirt sophomore quarterback Jase Bauer who is a dual-threat quarterback. 

 Ball State football puts food into bags Aug. 3 at Second Helpings in Indianapolis. Ball State Athletics, photo provided

Perspective and Passion; Ball State athletes value service

Borrow is just one of many Ball State student-athletes who have tirelessly served in the local area as difference-makers in the community. Many Cardinals athletic programs have already completed service projects early in the 2023-2024 school year, extending a long legacy of student-athlete volunteer contributions.