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Key camp question: Will rookie be ready for big role?
Last year, the 49ers drafted a defensive back in the first round and hoped he could immediately fill the sizable void left by the departure of a proven veteran.
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College football look ahead: Nos. 51-55 (Maryland's B1G...
Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown, who led the Terrapins to a 7-5 record last season, is again expected to start this season as the school plays its first year in the Big Ten.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Frazier: Big scheduling announcement on the horizon
At NIU's annual Chicago Media Day on Monday, Huskies athletic director Sean Frazier said those announcements will include having BCS conference teams visit Huskie Stadium "We'll be rolling something out in the next couple weeks on specific home and home contests with major conferences.
Durante looks to step up in Ward's absence
Jordan Lynch is now a running back with the Chicago Bears, while Jimmie Ward was a first-round pick of the San Francisco 49ers back in May. Both leave very big voids for a Huskies team which looks to win its fifth straight MAC West title.
Mac To the Future: Traveling Through Time To Find a Mac National Champion
Through the help of a football time machine I've determined that the just about any MAC Champion from the past 17 years could have sent Les Miles and his 2007 LSU Tigers to the woodshed.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Mid-American Conference West Division in need of quarterbacks: MAC Football 2014
Former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch is one of many familiar names now gone from the Mid-American Conference quarterback ranks.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Northern Illinois ranked No. 38, Huskies aim to build on strong four-year run
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season.
2014 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
Jason Hurst joins the Eyewitness Sports Team as Sports Director after spending the last 4 and half years covering sports in Jackson, MS.
What role will Bass play this year?
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses what role defensive end David Bass could play this season, the training camp schedule and the possibility of Jordan Lynch playing safety.
49ers rookies: Best case/worst case for Jimmie Ward
The San Francisco 49ers invested a first round pick in Northern Illinois defensive back Jimmie Ward.
Three Mid-American Conference Players Named To 2014 Doak Walker Award Watch List
While the Mid- American Conference is mostly known for its quarterbacks and coaches, it has been able to produce some dynamic running backs.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Painful MAC Memories: Jordan Lynch Leaves Northern Illinois Hanging in Orange Bowl
The Northern Illinois Huskies crashed the 2012 Orange Bowl on the shoulders of Jordan Lynch.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Four MAC Receivers On Biletnikoff Award Watch List
The Fred Biletnikoff Award is given to the most outstanding wide receiver in the nation by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
New Bears on the Block: Jordan Lynch
NOVEMBER 26: Quarterback Jordan Lynch #6 of the Northern Illinois Huskies carries the ball during the second quarter against the Western Michigan Broncos at Huskie Stadium on November 26, 2013 in DeKalb, Illinois.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
3 Must Watch Football Games for Ball State Fans
This year's schedule features some tough non-conference opponents, and some always exciting rivalry games.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Utah State football 2014: QB Chuckie Keeton is back, on a few award watch lists
Utah State Aggies Football quarterback Chuckie Keeton probably doesn't want to talk about what happened last season.
N.C. State football countdown to 2014 ACC season: (Wolfpack's...
N.C. State tailback Shadrach Thornton rushed for 768 yards and four touchdowns last season and is one of the Wolfpack's top returning players entering his junior year.
Three Mid-American Conference Tight Ends Named To 2014 Mackey Award Watch List
The MAC has had its fair share of multi-tooled tight ends in recent years. Now the conference has three of its athletes on the preseason watch list aimed at selecting the best the NCAA has to offer.
Harvesting Alabama recruits: How Minnesota overcomes weather and geography to land...
This is the second in a series of stories about out-of-state programs that recruit successfully in Alabama.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Presbyterian Blue Hose: A Way Too Early Non-Conference Preview
The Huskies, who have been on fire at home, will try to stop the Blue Hose from dousing their hopes in the season opener.