Freshman safety Dedrick Cromartie and redshirt sophomore cornerback Tyree Holder react to interception being ruled at an incomplete pass during the game against Eastern Michigan on Nov. 22 at Scheumann Stadium. DN PHOTO BREANNA DAUGHERTY
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FOOTBALL: Possible redshirt turns into starter

During the offseason last summer, there was a possibility that Dedrick Cromartie would redshirt. As a true freshman free safety for the Ball State football team that was buried on the depth chart, he wasn’t sure what his role would be.



Redshirt sophomore quarterback Ozzie Mann hands the ball to redshirt junior running back Horactio Banks during the game against Eastern Michigan on Nov. 22 at Scheumann Stadium. DN PHOTO BREANNA DAUGHERTY
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FOOTBALL: Mann shines in return to starting role

For Ozzie Mann, sitting on the bench may have worked out in his favor. The redshirt sophomore on the Ball State football team spent five and a half games on the bench after losing the starting quarterback position to Jack Milas heading into the homecoming game against Western Michigan on Oct.




Head coach Pete Lembo talks to the football team after the spring game on April 19 at Scheumann Stadium. DN PHOTO BREANNA DAUGHERTY
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FOOTBALL: Lembo's Language

Lembo's Language is a weekly article, where chief football reporter David Polaski dissects statements made by Ball State head football coach Pete Lembo in his press conference.







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