MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Zurlon Tipton ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns to lead Central Michigan to a 30-16 win over Miami of Ohio on Saturday.
Tipton carried 24 times and scored on runs of 12 and 1 yards to keep the bowl hopes alive for the Chippewas (5-6, 3-4 Mid-American). Central Michigan must defeat Massachusetts Friday in Foxboro, Mass., to be bowl eligible.
Ryan Radcliff threw for 202 yards and a TD for Central Michigan, which led 21-7 at halftime. After Miami got within 21-16, Saylor Lavallii's 10-yard touchdown run gave the Chippewas a 28-16 with 10:28 remaining.
Zac Dysert ran for a score and threw a 68-yard touchdown pass to Nick Harwell for the RedHawks (4-7, 3-4). Dysert finished with 343 yards on 26-of-43 passing, but was sacked five times. He was intercepted once.
Michigan players reenacted the most famous scene from "The Lion King" during training. It's amusing ... and a little weird.
Experience along the defensive line and talent in the secondary should help the Utes offset the questions among the linebackers and the offense.
Colorado's quarterback situation is unenviable, particularly for a team still trying to gain traction since moving to the Pac-12.
Sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson is critical to the Longhorns' success on defense.
NCAA's Division I Council implemented a rule that all bowl-eligible teams with 6-6 records must be chosen for a bowl game before any teams with a 5-7 mark can be considered.
Miami defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, who wants to implement a more aggressive defense, is one of several new Coastal assistants with work ahead.