Gilbert, a freshman running back, graduated from Arsenal Tech High School in December 2014 and began classes at Ball State in the spring 2015 semester. He is working with the team in spring practice to try and get a leg up in the team's starting tailback competition.
Five former Ball State football players worked out in front of NFL scouts on April 1 for the school's Pro Day at the Fisher Football Training Complex and Field Sports Building.
The insertion of a steel rod in his leg and about 6-8 moths of recovery will keep the Cardinals' most experienced running back out for the 2015-16 season and the rest of his career.
Indiana holds a 4-3 advantage in the series, winning the first four games beginning in 1997. The Cardinals earned their first win of the series in 2008 during their undefeated regular season, and ended Indiana's 20-game winning streak against Mid-American Conference schools.
The Ball State football team announced a new three-game series against the Indiana Hoosiers, which will take place between 2018-2020.
The Ball State football team has announced a home-and-home series with Georgia State beginning in 2015, rounding out the team's non-conference schedule.
Decisions were coming. His baby daughter was coming. And Willie Snead was convinced his window for growth at Ball State had slammed shut.
Ball State football's all-time rusher has accepted an invitation to the National Football League Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Ind. Jahwan Edwards, a senior for the Cardinals in 2014, will participate in the event from Feb. 17-23.
The Ball State football team officially inked several commitments on signing day. Here's what they're saying on Twitter. [View the story "Ball State football signees recognized on #NationalSigningDay " on Storify]
The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is continuing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated.