Saturday, December 22, 2012
Here's where to find all of the collegiate bowl games leading up to the Jan. 7 BCS Championship.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for college football fans: Bowl season! The 2012 Division I Football Bowl Subdivision bowl game schedule has been under way since Dec. 15, when Arizona edged Nevada in the New Mexico Bowl and Utah State routed Toledo in the Potato Bowl. Thirty-three games remain on tap through the Jan. 7 National Championship between Notre Dame and Alabama. The gridiron action resumes tonight, however, when San Diego State faces Brigham Young University at 8 p.m. on ESPN. Michigan schools are well-represented in this year's bowl game schedule, too. Here's what to look for: Little Caesars Pizza Bowl (Detroit): Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (Tempe, AZ): Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL):
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Jeremy Byers and Jon Jarvie have committed to play football at Grand Valley and Wayne State universities, respectively.
Dakota High School athletes Jeremy Byers and Jon Jarvie will continue their football careers at the college level next year. Byers, a tight end for the Cougars, has committed to play college ball for the Lakers at Grand Valley State University. "We’re looking forward to seeing what he can do," said GVSU coach Matt Mitchell, of Byers. "He possesses everything we’re looking for in a tight end. He’s got very soft hands and can be utilized in our vertical passing game. (He has a) tremendous amount of passion for the game ... (and is) willing to do anything to help his team win." In January, Byers was also named to play for the East Team in this year's Michigan High School Football Coaches Association All-Star Game at Central Michigan …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Michigan capped a sweet season with a win over Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night. Let us know what you thought of the game by leaving a comment below.
The Michigan Wolverines capped their college football season with a sweet, 23-20 victory over Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on Tuesday night. With the victory, U-M finished the 2011-12 campaign with an 11-2 record. This year’s Wolverines became the fifth team in school history to record an 11-win season. Michael Rosenberg of the Detroit Free Press said that this was a special U-M team. Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News said the Sugar Bowl triumph was a fitting end to the Wolverines’ season, and Kyle Meinke of annarbor.com wrote that the players got a kick out of the Sugar Bowl. While Michigan achieved much in the first season under Brady Hoke, Bill Bender of the Sporting News said that now Hoke must maintain those high …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
If you are going to watch from home, you can order a Little Caesars Hot 'N' Ready pizza and get free crazy bread.
If you are eager for some live college football action, there are tickets available for the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl game between Western Michigan and Purdue this afternoon at Ford Field, prices $30 to $60. You can take your chances down at Ford Field, or order online through Ticketmaster (and pay a little extra for the convenience). Game time is 4:30 p.m.; if you don't make it downtown, you can catch the game on ESPN. Does the name of the bowl give you a taste for pizza? Little Caesars is offering a deal for free crazy bread with any Hot 'N' Ready pizza at area Little Caesars locations; you'll get an online coupon if you put in your email.