He's still Joey in his hometown. On the football field, he's a co-captain for Central Michigan and the last person a quarterback wants to see in the backfield. On campus, he's Joe Ostman, a quiet student with a 3.68 GPA majoring in general management.

Smack dab in the middle of preparation for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the Central Michigan football program shifted gears on Wednesday and looked to the future.

The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl matchup is just the start of a renewed relationship for Central Michigan and Wyoming's football teams. The Chippewas and Cowboys will play a home-and-home series in 2026 and 2027.

The San Jose State football team is coming to Kelly/Shorts Stadium in 2020 as part of a two-game agreement.

Three games in to the season, Central Michigan men's basketball coach Keno Davis has seen enough from his team to believe that the Chippewas have the potential to be very good.