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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 8

Woody Thompson, in 1970s

By | August 20, 2014 7:30 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 8 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 8 That’s the number of touchdowns that Erie’s Woody Thompson scored to lead the University of Miami in 1973. After starring for the East High School football team,…

 

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Preseason all-ACC team is ridiculously good

By | August 19, 2014 10:02 am | 0 Comments

How good is the Atlantic Coast Conference’s preseason all-star team? Consider these facts: 1. The team features the returning Heisman Trophy winner in Florida State’s Jameis Winston and arguably the top returning defensive player in the country in Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley. 2. Pitt receiver Tyler Boyd had 85 receptions as a freshman in 2013 and…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 9

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By | August 19, 2014 7:30 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 9 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 9 The Clemson football team ranked 24th in scoring defense (22.2 yards per game) and 25th in total defense (356.7 yards per game), but the Tigers specialized…

 

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Prep grad Terry has another strong scrimmage for MSU

Damion Terry

By | August 18, 2014 7:41 pm | 0 Comments

Cathedral Prep graduate Damion Terry turned in his second consecutive strong performance in a scrimmage with Michigan State on Saturday. Terry, a redshirt freshman quarterback, completed 6-of-7 pass attempts for 105 yards and two touchdowns, but the Spartans’ defense beat the offense 33-28. Terry’s TD strikes covered 16 yards to Monty Madaris and 33 yards to Dylan…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 10

By | August 18, 2014 7:30 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 10 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 10 Eleven days ago, College Kickoff Countdown addressed the Navy football team’s remarkable discipline in 2013, noting that the Midshipmen averaged 21.69 penalty yards per game. Today, the…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 11

By | August 17, 2014 6:50 am | 0 Comments

 College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 11 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 11 That’s the jersey number that Cathedral Prep great Ed Hinkel wore in high school and at the University of Iowa. Hinkel had a brilliant career at…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 12

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By | August 16, 2014 2:00 pm | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 12 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 12 The jersey No. 12 has been worn by two Heisman Trophy winners, but the two men played different positions. Roger Staubach won the Heisman in 1963…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 13

CollegeBase

By | August 15, 2014 7:30 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 13 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 13 That’s the jersey number that Dan Marino wore with the University of Pittsburgh from a career spanning 1979-82. Marino, of course, went on to a record-setting 17-year…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 14

Walley Mahle, Syracuse

By | August 14, 2014 7:30 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 14 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 14 Today’s College Kickoff Countdown focuses on two of the all-time great quarterbacks from the Erie County League. How are they linked to the No. 14? Fort…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 15

By | August 13, 2014 8:00 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 15 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 15 During his brief NFL career, Tim Tebow was a polarizing figure who stirred debate about his skills, demeanor and outspoken nature on religion. During his college…

 

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