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Ravens running backs coach Thomas Hammock named Northern Illinois coach

Ravens running backs coach Thomas Hammock named Northern Illinois coach

Ravens running backs coach Thomas Hammock was named the Northern Illinois head coach Friday morning.

Hammock, 37, a former Huskies running back who served on his alma mater’s coaching staff from 2005-06, replaces Rod Carey, who accepted the same position at Temple.

"I can't describe it," Hammock said in a release. "It's an unbelievable feeling to have the opportunity to come home to a place that I love, to the school that has meant so much to me. I can't wait to get started with the players and have a chance to put a...

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