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ACC doesn’t think it’s too early to mention Conner in Heisman race

James Conner

   September 2, 2014 3:50 pm    0

It’s just one game, and he faced a Football Championship Subdivision team, but already the ACC website is mentioning Pitt’s James Conner as a possible Heisman Trophy candidate. Conner, a 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound sophomore running back from McDowell, rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns in about one half of the Panthers’ opening 62-0 win…

 

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Several area players on Mercyhurst’s two-deep depth chart

Jake Green 2

   September 2, 2014 8:40 am    2

  The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at some of the former District 10 players who are on the Mercyhurst two-deep depth chart. (Depth chart subject to change before game day.) Led by…

 

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Eastern Michigan players use sledgehammers to smash wall

   September 1, 2014 7:15 pm    0

The Eastern Michigan football team used a unique stunt to fire up its players and fans before the Eagles’ season opener against Morgan State. Several Eastern Michigan players used sledgehammers to knock down a cinder-block wall before their teammates ran out of the tunnel Saturday at Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Mich. Knocking down the wall took a…

 

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Gannon features area players on two-deep depth chart

Alex Davis, Gannon senior OL

   September 1, 2014 8:56 am    1

The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at former District 10 players who are on the Gannon two-deep depth chart. (Depth chart might change by game day): Former Strong Vincent standout Alex Davis…

 

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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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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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Check out Edinboro, Gannon, Mercyhurst photo galleries

   August 28, 2014 9:30 am    0

The Edinboro football team opens the local Division II season a week from today when the Fighting Scots visit Carson-Newman in Jefferson City, Tenn. Gannon and Mercyhurst will follow with openers Sept. 6, as the Golden Knights host  Southern Connecticut State and the Lakers visit Bentley in Waltham, Mass. With the openers approaching, here’s a look at photo…

 

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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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