Eastern Michigan University football program added 14 student-athletes on National Signing Day, bringing the total number of fresh faces to 44 for the 2024 season. The new additions encompass three linebackers, two defensive backs, two defensive linemen, two offensive linemen, two wide receivers, a kicker, a quarterback, and a running back. Of the 44 signees, 21 are already on campus and will participate in spring practice.

Why It Matters

The influx of new talent significantly bolsters the EMU football program for the upcoming season, underlining the team's commitment to recruitment and enhancing its competitiveness within the Mid-American Conference.

By the Numbers
  • 44 total student-athletes added for the 2024 season
  • 21 of the 44 signees are already on campus and will participate in spring practice
  • 13 transfers with a composite average of 84.75, ranking EMU's transfer class as the top in the Mid-American Conference
State of Play
  • EMU returns to spring practice in mid-March with a schedule of 15 practice dates
  • The team will host Buffalo, Central Michigan, Miami, and Toledo, and travel to Akron, Kent State, Ohio, and Western Michigan for the 2024 season
What's Next

The team's full 2024 schedule and ticket information will be released soon, with fans eagerly anticipating the upcoming season.

Bottom Line

The addition of 14 new student-athletes, joining a total of 44 for the 2024 season, marks a significant enhancement of EMU's football program, indicative of the team's commitment to building a competitive roster.