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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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McDowell grad Kimball claims preseason honors with Mercyhurst

   August 26, 2014 4:39 pm    0

Mercyhurst University defensive back  Colin Kimball is getting plenty of preseason recognition. Today, the senior out of McDowell was named as a second-team preseason Division II All-American by D2Football.com. Earlier, the Sporting News National College Football Preseason Magazine and Lindy’s College Football 2014 National Edition Preview selected him as a preseason first-team All-American. The 5-foot 11-inch,…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 2

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   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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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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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 4

CollegeBase

   August 24, 2014 6:15 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 4 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 4 That’s the number of teams that will qualify for the first College Football Playoff in January. After decades of pleading by fans and years of Bowl…

 

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Former District 10 players on Division II, III football rosters

   August 23, 2014 9:45 am    0

Here’s a list of former District 10 football players who are currently on rosters for college teams in Division II, Division III and the NAIA. (Bradford and DuBois are included because both teams play District 10 schedules.) The list will be printed in the Erie Times-News next week, and the sports department is seeking readers’ help. …

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 5

Art Baker, at Academy in 1957

   August 23, 2014 7:30 am    0

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 5 days remaining until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 5 That’s the number of yards per carry that Erie great Art Baker averaged for the Syracuse football team during the 1959 national championship season. Actually,…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 6

Mike McCoy in 2013

   August 22, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 6 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 6 Erie’s Mike McCoy placed 6th in the 1969 Heisman Trophy race as a senior at Notre Dame despite playing on the defensive line. McCoy, a hulking 6-foot…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 7

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   August 21, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 7 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 7 That’s the number of touchdown receptions that Erie native and former Purdue great Bernie Flowers scored with the Boilermakers during the 1952 season. He was a…

 

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