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12 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

BYU football: Cougars to play No. Illinois in 2018, 2020

Provo a BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe made a football scheduling announcement on Wednesday, but it was not the one many Cougar fans were hoping for.

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16 hrs ago | Hustle Belt

Top MAC Football Players of 2014: No. 26 Marlon Moore, Northern Illinois Safety

Marlon Moore , a 5-foot-9 junior defensive back, had been overshadowed by ex-Huskie Jimmie Ward for the past two seasons.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hustle Belt

2015 Northern Illinois Football Recruiting: RB Marcus Jones Commits To Huskies

When it comes to the 2015 recruiting classes, no MAC class is as eclectic as NIU's is so far.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rant Sports

First Round Draft Pick Jimmie Ward Is Natural Ballhawk For San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers drafted strong safety Jimmie Ward out of Northern Illinois University this past May. However, Ward most likely won't be playing safety this season for the 49ers.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hustle Belt

Top Mac Football Players Of 2014: No. 30 Da'Ron Brown, Northern Illinois WR

In football, speed kills. Last year, Da'Ron Brown proved lethal. The Northern Illinois Huskies junior led the team in receiving yards , touchdowns , and average yards per catch *.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

SFGate

49ers' 1st-rounder Jimmie Ward impresses in early practices

San Francisco 49ers' Jimmie Ward works on coverage during an NFL football training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif.

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ESPN

Schedule analysis: Northwestern

Opening weekend in college football is just five weeks away. Yay. We're we're peeking ahead and breaking down every Big Ten team's 2014 schedule to get you even more geeked up.

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Hustle Belt

Top MAC Football Players Of 2014: No. 31 Cameron Stingily

That is a question that many people have been asking themselves lately with the graduation of the Huskies' best quarterback in their history.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Herald

Cutler knows he can trust O-line

No position group values continuity more than the offensive line, where the goal is for five players to function in sync.

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Inside Bay Area

49ers rookie Jimmie Ward gets a pick on first day of practice

Rookie defensive back Jimmie Ward had a day to remember on his first training camp practice with the 49ers, though he admitted he still has plenty to learn.

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BleacherReport

Projecting College Football QBs Who'll Make a Name for Themselves This Fall

At this time last year, Bryce Petty was barely known outside of Waco, Texas, and two years before that, we didn't know the first thing about a redshirt freshman named Johnny Manziel.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Schiller gets another NFL shot in St. Louis

Pat Schiller tabled some of the accelerated football jargon on reserve in his brain upon joining his alma mater as an assistant coach last season.

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The Advocate

Babers looks to speed it up at BG this season

Bowling Green coach Dino Babers feels the need for speed. The Falcons' first-year leader -- one of the hottest offensive innovators in college football -- is a movie buff, someone who likes to quote lines from cinematic gems such as "Top Gun" and "Star Wars."

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USA Today

Babers brings speed-oriented offense to MAC favorite Bowling Green

Babers brings speed-oriented offense to MAC favorite Bowling Green Bowling Green coach Dino Babers feels the need for speed.

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ESPN

Rams tweak roster before camp

The St. Louis Rams don't officially begin training camp until Friday, but they took care of a little housekeeping before the veterans join the rookies and they get down to business.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

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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The Post-Standard

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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

NIU still unsure who will replace QB Jordan Lynch

The biggest question heading into the season for Northern Illinois is so obvious that coach Rod Carey didn't even wait to be asked Monday at the Huskies' media day in Chicago.

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Daily Chronicle

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.

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Hustle Belt

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.

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