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The Central Michigan Chippewas are a college football program in Division I FBS, representing Central Michigan University (CMU). CMU currently has the 27th greatest overall winning percentage of programs presently playing in NCAA Division I.
The Chippewas have actually played in five championship game in the last seven years, drawing 60,624 fans in the 2007 Motor City Bowl. CMU has actually played a total of 8 post-season games (championship game and championship game), winning six. All have happened in the past seven years. Current Chippewa All-Americans include Antonio Brown and Eric Fisher. For the 2009-10 season, CMU finished in the Top 25 in the country in the AP Poll and USA Today Coaches Poll.
The Central Michigan football program had two starters in the 2012 Pro Bowl, 5th most of any college football program in the country and 2 starters picked in the 2014 Pro Bowl.
CMU had the first overall draft choice in the 2013 NFL Draft; left tackle, Eric Fisher who was picked 1st by the Kansas City Chiefs, signing up with former CMU left tackle Joe Staley of the San Francisco 49ers as current Chippewa 1st round draft choices. Central Michigan had 4 former players play in Super Bowl XLV. Chippewa players on recent Super Bowl lineups consisted of Antonio Brown WR, Pittsburgh Steelers; Cullen Jenkins DE, Green Bay Packers; Josh Gordy CB, Green Bay Packers; Frank Zombo OLB, Green Bay Packers; Tory Humphrey TE, New Orleans Saints and Joe Staley OT, San Francisco 49ers.
Central Michigan has the largest on-campus stadium in the Mid-American Conference, seating 32,885 fans and has been playing home football games going back to 1896. The Sporting News has actually named Kelly/Shorts Stadium “the finest football facility in the Mid-American Conference” and “the best game day environment in the MAC”.
The East End of the stadium (since 2014) once again hosts the CMU Student section backing the football team. The Chippewa Marching Band, cheerleaders, and dance team contribute to the game day experience and has actually helped CMU turn into one of the nation’s winningest schools at home with a. 714 winning percentage all-time at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
CMU drew a capability crowd of 35,127 fans for the Central Michigan– Michigan State game telecasted on ESPNU and has actually hosted schools from the ACC, Big Ten, and Big 12 conferences. Future challengers in your home consist of schools from the Big Ten, ACC, Big 12, Pac-12 and Mountain West conferences.
In 2010, the CMU Board of Trustees developed and set course to construct a state of the art stadium expansion to incorporate a hotel, dining establishment, and conference center linked by a glass atrium to brand-new stadium suites on the east side. This addition will be customized into Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
More recent upgrades include a video scoreboard standing 6 stories and including 2 video replay boards– one dealing with into the arena and a second board facing outside the arena by tailgating locations. NFL-quality irreversible lighting has been set up for tv and future ESPN night games.