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  1. On 50th anniversary of last MAC title, Ohio a threat againRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Review

    Frank Solich is closing in on his 100th victory at Ohio. In a league where coaches come and go, he has built a consistently successful program and stuck with it for a while.

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  2. Correction: MAC Preview storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsOK.com

    In a story Aug. 17 about Mid-American Conference football, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Eastern Michigan opens its MAC schedule against Northern Illinois. Eastern Michigan opens its MAC schedule against Buffalo.

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  3. 2018 MAC football preview: Ohio a threat again Frank Solich is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WXYZ

    Frank Solich is closing in on his 100th victory at Ohio. In a league where coaches come and go, he has built a consistently successful program and stuck with it for a while.

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  4. Optimistic Iowa hoping to overcome Wisconsin in Big Ten WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | The Daily Record

    Entering 2018, Iowa looks like it usually does in August: a decent team with a chance to be a special one. Iowa, which went 8-5 last year, won't get to ease into the season even though they won't leave home until October.

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  5. Utah preview: Game-by-game predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Hotline look a load of heat last year from Utah's true believers after having the gall to predict a substandard season. The areas of concern last year - the revamped offensive line, questions at quarterback and a new playcaller - have turned to advantages for the Utes in 2018: Four starters return up front; Tyler Huntley has experience; and the scheme is unchanged due to the return of offensive coordinator Troy Taylor.

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  6. Check out NFL training-camp fight involving Jimmie WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Alabama Live

    San Francisco 49ers defensive back Jimmie Ward and Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Allen Hurns battle for the football during an NFL preseason game on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Santa Clara, Calif. ( The San Francisco 49ers are in Houston this week, practicing and scrimmaging with the Texans before the NFL teams square off in a preseason game on Saturday night.

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  7. 2018 Way Too Early Predictions: Toledo RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Hustle Belt

    "I couldn't be more proud of what they've accomplished," Toledo football head coach Jason Candle told media during post-game availability at last season's Dollar General Bowl. "They took a knee at the 50-yard line in the Glass Bowl this summer and said they wanted to hang a number up on the face of the press box, and they did that."

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  8. Preseason Opponent Preview: Northern Illinois OffenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Block U

    It's hard to believe that only five seasons ago, quarterback Jordan Lynch was leading the Huskies of Northern Illinois to an undefeated regular season and was contending for a Heisman trophy as one of the most dynamic college athletes in the nation. Fast forward to 2018 and the Huskies aren't setting the world on fire the same way they were in 2012 and 2013, but that's no excuse for Utah to overlook this Husky offense.

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  9. Myers has Niu XC on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | The Daily Gazette

    DeKALB – After decades of figuratively running in mud, the Northern Illinois University women's cross country team is on the fast track to success thanks to Adrian Myers. A 2003 Oregon High School graduate and a decorated runner in his prep days, Myers came to NIU in 2015 after spending 2 years as director of operations for the men's and women's cross country and track & field programs at Purdue University.

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  10. Ranking Best College Football Conferences Entering 2018 SeasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 7 | BleacherReport

    One year after producing both the national champion and the runner-up, the SEC remains the conference to beat heading into the 2018 college football season. That doesn't mean the SEC has the most qualified candidates for a spot in the College Football Playoff, though.

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  11. 5 games to watch for Toledo football in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Toledo Blade

    University of Miami Hurricanes quarterback, Malik Rosier, left, performs short pass drills as fellow quarterbacks - Jarren Williams N'Kosi Perry and Cade Weldon look on during practice Monday. The University of Toledo has a challenging nonconference schedule this season before the Rockets enter the Mid-American Conference portion of the schedule.

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  12. 'Out with the old, in with the new': Jordan Lynch rules in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Mount Carmel coach Jordan Lynch instructs his players during the first official day of football practice on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Mount Carmel coach Jordan Lynch instructs his players during the first official day of football practice on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.

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  13. Fly the flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Daily Chronicle

    Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Lineman, former running back Smith getting even more accoldaes Last season, Sutton Smith became only Northern Illinois' second consensus All-American.

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  14. Toledo faces new challenges in quest for repeat MAC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Toledo Blade

    Last year, Toledo won its first MAC title since 2004. Now the Rockets look to conquer the challenge of going back-to-back.

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  15. Huskies hope to see improvements on offense in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Daily Chronicle

    With the season opener less than two months away, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey is well aware of the challenge ahead. The Huskies' 2018 schedule is loaded.

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  16. Michigan State SpartansNorthern Illinois, Green Bay among MSU's 2018 non-conference opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | MLive.com

    Michigan State will be facing two mid-major opponents from across Lake Michigan in the December portion of its non-conference schedule. Northern Illinois and Wisconsin-Green Bay are both scheduled to play men's basketball games at Michigan State this upcoming season, according to contracts obtained by MLive via a records request.

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  17. Melvin Excited by What He Sees From RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Former Colts cornerback Rashaan Melvin likes what he sees from his new Raiders teammates and coaches. When the Raiders open the 2018 season, they'll have some new faces on defense.

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  18. 90-in-90: DB Jimmie WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Niners Nation

    Coming out of Northern Illinois he was considered a natural center fielder but Ward's first assignment was nickel corner. After a move to the outside in his third season, the 49ers new Cover 3 defense was supposed to see Ward flourish in a marriage of scheme and position fit.

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  19. Iowa Hawkeyes Football Schedule Lookahead: Northern Illinois HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Black Heart Gold Pants

    The sports calendar has officially turned to dead. In our attempts to revive it, we'll look ahead to each of the Iowa Hawkeyes ' opponents this fall to see what might be in store.

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  20. UCF launches Hawaiian-themed Heisman campaign for QB McKenzie MiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | MSNBC

    On Thursday the school got the jump on several candidates in a crowded field by unveiling a multimedia blitz centered around their star quarterback, McKenzie Milton. In addition to a new website, www.MiltonForHIsman.KZ , the Knights also played up the fact that the signal-caller hails from Kapolei, Hawaii by using a clever hashtag on social media and released a video featuring highlights from last season with notable statistics.

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