AUDIO: Bobby Wilder breaks the roster down ahead of Eastern Michigan


Bobby Wilder was back on the Nick Cattles show this afternoon, just five days before the 2015 opener at Eastern Michigan. Much of the talk is centered around Shuler Bentley (R-FR) who is about to be over-analyzed as he steps into the role previously held by Taylor Heinicke.  Wilder is confident in Bentley who performed well in the most recent scrimmage and has an experienced … [Read more...]

Ranking the positions

The 2015 opener at Eastern Michigan is less than six days away and there is still great uncertainty. We know this is the most talented roster Bobby Wilder has had but it is also the least experienced.  Even the coaches can't nail down what to expect during the first few weeks of the season. I'm going to try and rank the position groups, remember just one person's opinion, … [Read more...]

Heinicke flawless in win over Cowboys

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Taylor Heinicke was perfect, going 11/11 for 83 yards, in the Minnesota Vikings' 28-14 win at the Dallas Cowboys Saturday night. Heinicke entered in the second half with the Vikings trailing 14-13 and engineered two scoring drives, including a two point conversion (pass) the helped to keep the Vikings undefeated (4-0) and cement Heinicke as the third string QB. Mike … [Read more...]

EMU to be without star lineman against ODU

Pat O'Connor, Eastern Michigan's best player and sole team captain, is dealing with a lingering shoulder injury that will sideline him for the season according to coach Chris Creighton. O'Connor led the MAC last season with 7.5 sacks while also notching 64 tackles with 14 of those for a loss.  He is EMU's definitive threat at defensive end and terrorized the right side of … [Read more...]

Your updated football schedule

Here is how the Old Dominion 2015 football schedule looks after the recent changes regarding the opening game at Eastern Michigan. Every game with the exception of at FIU is on television with the majority of those on the American Sports Network. Check back with us regularly leading up to game day to find out exactly which station the Monarchs will be on.   … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Check out Bentley’s GoPro point of view

Shuler Bentley recently had a GoPro strapped to his helmet while he ran through his practice routine which included some reps. Two things I noticed...because I'm trained to spot these things The O-Line looked different-Darius Garcia was lined up at LT alongside Tyler Fisher, which I like and Nick Clarke was at center with Troy Butler kicked out to right tackle...This is … [Read more...]