Zurlon Tipton

Central Michigan Chippewas #34 - Running Back

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 219

2009: The last time CMU played in the MAC title game


It’s been ten years since the Chippewas were last in Detroit to fight for a MAC Championship crown.

Jonathan Ward: Hustle Belt Player of the Week, Week 6


Ward tore apart the EMU defense en route to a banner day.

Game Recap: Central Michigan sprints past Eastern Michigan, 42-16


Defensive pressure and execution on offense was the difference in this rivalry game.

Miami Hurricanes announce hires of RB coach Eric Hickson and OL coach Butch Barry


2 more members of Manny Diaz’s staff have been announced

Domata Peko makes jab at Bengals for shortcoming he was significant part of


Peko has been part of the problem more than the solution for most of his NFL career with the Bengals, so he has no room to talk about his former team’s playoff drought.

The Western-Central rivalry under P.J. Fleck

Four years ago, Kelly-Shorts stadium hosted the last WMU win for Bill Cubit before his firing two weeks later. Now, with the rivalry heating up, we revisit that game, and the rivalry since Cubit’s...

2016 Hustle Belt Preseason preview: CMU Chippewas


The Chippewas have a real chance at the MAC West crown for the first time since 2009. But can they survive the gauntlet?

Zurlon Tipton passes away at 26


The running back affectionately known as Big Z was instrumental in CMU's 2012 bowl season.

CMU has a stable of capable running backs

Last week's blowout victory over the Buffalo Bulls shows why Central Michigan fans have reason to believe in the running back position.

CMU and WMU do battle for the 86th time

Central Michigan heads to Kalamazoo to take on Western Michigan, and James and Justin have plenty to say about it. Spoiler: they don't agree.

2015 NFL Draft: Will teams pass or pick Thomas Rawls?

The Michigan transfer from Flint lit up opposing defenses when healthy or available for the Chippewas, but multiple red flags could make NFL teams wary of the talented running back.

Previewing Paradise: The Bahamas Bowl


Second-ever meeting between these two teams, but they could not be more different from their 2012 versions.