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  • Toledo ranked No, 53, Rockets return strong offensive unit

    Toledo ranked No, 53, Rockets return strong offensive unit
      The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • 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...
  • NIU player recognized

     NIU player recognized
    Former Hinsdale South star Ashley Kopp, a softball player at Northern Illinois University, was named honorable mention for the All Mid-American Conference Academic team. Kopp hit .209 in 56 games with two homers and 15 RBIs. As a junior in 2013, she...
  • MAC Preview: 5 key college football games to watch in 2014

    MAC Preview: 5 key college football games to watch in 2014
      Bowling Green used a stout defense and dynamic passing attack to capture the Mid-American Conference title last season. Despite an offseason of change – including a new coach – another conference title is in the mix for the Falcons. With...
  • Georgia pulls away from North Texas; Ohio State, Louisville win big

    Georgia pulls away from North Texas; Ohio State, Louisville win big
    ATHENS, Ga. -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. 9 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over pesky North Texas on Saturday. Murray overcame an early interception in the end zone, hooking up with freshman...
  • Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings

    Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings
    Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?

    USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?
    Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit? Paul Hovsepian Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
  • Friday's college multi-sport and local roundup: ODU to join Big 12 ... in women's rowing

    Colleges: Women’s rowing: In one of the more intriguing new conference affiliations to be found, Old Dominion is moving its women’s rowing program from Conference USA to the Big 12, starting for the next school year. Since the...
  • Northern Illinois inks five in South Florida as MAC shows presence

    FORT LAUDERDALE It’s no secret that the Mid-American Conference thrives on the talent and speed from South Florida, but on National Signing Day that couldn’t have been more apparent for one school. Northern Illinois signed five players from...