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Conner’s big half leads area major-college football players

   August 31, 2014 10:17 am    0

As he did all last season, McDowell graduate James Conner led a group of District 10 graduates at the Football Bowl Subdivision level this weekend. Conner, a 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound sophomore rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns during the first half of Pitt’s 62-0 victory over Delaware. Conner was expected to see time at defensive…


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Penn State set for morning game in Ireland

   August 30, 2014 8:13 am    0

The coach, kickoff time and stadium are all new to the Penn State football players as they prepare to play their opener against Central Florida. Coach James Franklin will make his Penn State debut as the Nittany Lions face Central Florida at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, today at 8:30 a.m. The game will be televised…


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Prep grads Terry, Williams enter season No. 3 at MSU positions

   August 29, 2014 7:09 am    1

Michigan State has high expectations as it opens the season tonight with a home game against Jacksonville State. Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are coming off a 13-1 season in which they won the Big Ten championship and claimed a victory in the Rose Bowl. MSU returns many of its key offensive players, including quarterback Connor Cook and…


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Ten former District 10 players at FBS programs

   August 28, 2014 7:44 am    0

Ten former District 10 football players are on rosters for major-college programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season. Check out the list, which includes two players at Penn State, Notre Dame and Michigan State, one at Pitt and three at other schools. The group is headlined by Pitt sophomore James Conner, who will play running…


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Penn State switches Girard’s Dudas to linebacker

   August 26, 2014 8:22 pm    0

Girard graduate Jordan Dudas has switched positions for the Penn State football team. Dudas, who transferred from Bucknell to PSU before the 2013 season, had worked out with the Nittany Lions as a safety last season, during spring practice and early during the current training camp. However, the game notes that Penn State released this week…


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Columnist: ‘No telling’ what MSU will do with Terry this season

Damion Terry

   August 24, 2014 9:29 am    0

When Mike Griffith of made 10 predictions for the Michigan State football season, he intentionally did not make a prediction about the role of Cathedral Prep graduate Damion Terry, a redshirt freshman quarterback. Some have speculated that MSU coach Mark Dantonio will have his staff create an offensive package for Terry to utilize his…


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Prep grad Terry passes for 288 yards, 4 TDs in MSU scrimmage

   August 9, 2014 9:49 pm    1

Cathedral Prep grad Damion Terry turned in a strong performance in Michigan State’s first preseason scrimmage today. Terry, a redshirt freshman quarterback, completed 13-of-18 pass attempts for 288 yards and four touchdowns as the offense beat the defense 47-30. Terry threw touchdown passes of 57 yards to Matt Macksood, 42 yards to Andre Sims Jr.,…


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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 20

   August 8, 2014 7:15 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 20 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 20 That’s the jersey number of Penn State safety Jordan Dudas, a Girard graduate. Dudas, a 6-foot, 214-pounder, is one of three strong safeties who are battling for playing time behind…


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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 24


   August 4, 2014 6:41 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 24 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 24 That’s the number of career head coaching wins that James Franklin had before Penn State hired him Jan. 11. 15 record in three seasons at Vanderbilt before…


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Coaches’ Top 25 no surprise

   August 2, 2014 1:01 am    0

It’s no surprise that defending national champion Florida State was an overwhelming choice as the No. 1 team in the Amway/USA Today preseason college football coaches’ poll. The poll, released Thursday, had the Seminoles on top with 56 of 62 first-place votes. FSU went 14-0 en route to the BCS national championship last season. The…


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