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On Campus: College football cram session

   August 29, 2014 11:58 am    0

Meadville graduate Artrel Foster didn’t see the field when he redshirted with the Temple football team as a freshman in 2013. Foster won’t forget the first game of his college career any time soon. Temple, sparked by its defense, rolled to a 37-7 victory at Vanderbilt on Thursday night. The 6-foot, 170-pound reserve defensive back…

 

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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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College Kickoff Countdown: Opening day is here

CollegeBase

   August 28, 2014 6:30 am    0

Tonight is the opening night of major-college football, which will be highlighted by the Texas A&M at South Carolina game. Here’s the schedule (along with a link to the broadcast schedule on espn.go.com.): Texas A&M at South Carolina, 6 p.m. Chattanooga at Central Michigan, 7 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Howard at Akron, 7 p.m….

 

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Prep grad Greenawalt listed No. 1 on Colgate depth chart

   August 27, 2014 1:54 pm    0

It didn’t take long for Cathedral Prep graduate Alex Greenawalt to move up the depth chart for the Colgate football team. Greenawalt, a 6-foot 3-inch, 200-pound true freshman, is listed as the No. 1 receiver on the depth chart in the Raiders’ game notes going into the season opener at Ball State in Muncie, Ind., on Saturday…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 1

   August 27, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There is 1 day until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 1 The opening night of the major-college football season is one day away. A total of  14 games are scheduled, including Boise State-Ole Miss on ESPN and…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 2

CollegeBase

   August 26, 2014 3:30 am    0

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 2 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 2 That’s the number of starters from Erie that the Pitt had on its 1976 national championship team. McDowell graduate Jim Corbett and  Cathedral Prep grad John…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 3

   August 25, 2014 8:55 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 3 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 3 Former Cathedral Prep and Pitt standout Mark Stepnoski was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 3rd round of the 1989 NFL draft with the 57th overall pick….

 

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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 mlive.com 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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McDowell grad Conner gets notoriety for 2-way play at Pitt

James Conner

   August 24, 2014 6:58 am    0

  A week ago, the Erie Times-News published a story about the likelihood of McDowell graduate James Conner playing both ways at Pitt as a sophomore this season. He led Pitt with 799 rushing yards and eight rushing TDs as a freshman. Last week, the 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound running back/defensive end also received national attention from USA…

 

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