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  • 4 Corners: Best pre-Christmas bowl game to watch?

    New Mexico Bowl David Teel Daily Press Absent a connection to either team or a need for immediate counseling, no pre-Christmas bowl merits your attention. But if desperate to avoid the mall Saturday, settle in for Nevada and Arizona in the New...
  • Is NIU's BCS bowl bid a flaw in the system?

    Happy for the MAC Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun I have no idea whether Northern Illinois playing in the Orange Bowl is a strength or weakness of the BCS system, but I'm glad to see a Mid-American Conference school in a BCS bowl. Seven MAC schools are going...
  • Freshman QB Keenan Reynolds ready to start for Mids on Friday

    Freshman QB Keenan Reynolds ready to start for Mids on Friday
    Keenan Reynolds started his first game as a freshman in high school outside Nashville, Tenn., so the news that he was going to become the first freshman to start at quarterback for Navy in more than two decades doesn't seem like that big a deal to him....
  • The Next Level: Edwards helps key Arkansas State's turnaround

    The Next Level: Edwards helps key Arkansas State's turnaround
    The Next Level is a weekly Recruiting Report feature that focuses on natives of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County and Howard County who appear on NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision rosters....
  • Their signature victory

    Oklahoma State got its statement win. Critics of the Cowboys had questioned whether they were worthy of playing for the national championship. Their 44-10 win over Oklahoma proved they are ready for the big time. LSU's defense is really, really good....
  • NIU has a tough act to surpass

    Weekends don't turn out much better than this past one for first-year Northern Illinois football coach Dave Doeren. His Huskies (10-3, 7-1 MAC) captured their first Mid-American Conference championship in 28 years Friday night in Detroit with a frantic...
  • No question, these 20 are the best

    The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious. Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays. 20. Holiday Bowl,...
  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    28. Passes intercepted by Tolono Unity’s Jason Henry from 1996-97, a state record. Henry is the only player in IHSA history to pick off at least 12 passes in two different seasons. He was named second-team All-State by the Tribune in 1997. (19)29....
  • NIU adds San Diego State to 2016 and '17 schedules

    NIU adds San Diego State to 2016 and '17 schedules
    Northern Illinois will host San Diego State in a 2016 football game in DeKalb, and travel to San Diego to face the Aztecs in 2017, Huskies athletic director Sean Frazier announced Tuesday. "Going forward, the College Football Playoff Committee will be...
  • Brother Rice's Marcus Jones picks NIU; Providence's Nate Vejvoda chooses Iowa

    Brother Rice's Marcus Jones picks NIU; Providence's Nate Vejvoda chooses Iowa
    In the 4.38 seconds it took Marcus Jones to run the 40-yard dash at the Illinois camp in June, the Brother Rice running back found himself on the radar of high-major Division I programs. “I got a call from Michigan State and Wisconsin,” Jones...
  • Minnesota looking to make strides

    Minnesota looking to make strides
    After an eight-win season that included a four-game win streak, it would seem Minnesota would feel satiated with last season's success. Not so, said Gophers coach Jerry Kill. "When we came back from our (Texas) Bowl game and we had a team meeting, I...
  • Quarterback is No. 1 question for Northern Illinois

     Quarterback is No. 1 question for Northern Illinois
    Rod Carey is not one to procrastinate. But the starting quarterback issue continues to linger over the Northern Illinois coach as the Huskies prepare for preseason practice to begin next month. And the mere idea of looking ahead to the second game on...