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    NC Central: NCCU FOOTBALL SIGNS TRANSFER TO FILL NEED AT WIDE RECEIVER

    04-22-2014 08:50 AM


    DURHAM, N.C. – At the end of spring practice, NCCU first-year head football coach Jerry Mack said he was looking

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    Holy Cross: Mike Fess Named Crusader Of The Year

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    E. Illinois: Garoppolo Invited To NFL Draft In New York

    04-22-2014 03:46 PM


    Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is one of 30 prospects that have been officially accepted an invitation

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    Austin Peay: Govs enjoy time on Fort Campbell's Challenge Course

    04-22-2014 10:16 PM
    While the Govs have worked hard on the field and in the weight room, they've also worked on developing the bonds of

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    Morgan St: Blue-Orange Spring Game set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26

    04-21-2014 09:27 AM


    BALTIMORE, Md. – Morgan State fans should mark their calendars for Saturday, April 26 as the Bears will conclude

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    Portland St: Super Bowl Players To Host Legends Game At Hillsboro On May 18

    04-22-2014 07:25 AM


    The Portland State Football Spring Game and NFL Legends Game will be played May 18 at Hillsboro Stadium. The NFL Legends Game, featuring numerous

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    Wagner: Seahawk Profile: Max Wassel

    04-22-2014 08:45 AM


    Max Wassel Discusses Spring Practice

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    NC Central: NCCU FOOTBALL SIGNS TRANSFER TO FILL NEED AT WIDE RECEIVER

    04-22-2014 08:50 AM


    DURHAM, N.C. – At the end of spring practice, NCCU first-year head football coach Jerry Mack said he was looking

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    Penn: Swanstrom Introduced as New Quarterbacks Coach

    04-22-2014 11:21 AM
    Swanstrom spent last six years at Johns Hopkins.

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    Harvard: This Is Harvard Football

    04-21-2014 11:00 PM


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    Towson: Tigers Set For Tiger Bowl IV On April 26

    04-22-2014 12:14 PM
    Coming off a historic 2013 season, the Tiger football team will conclude their spring season when the Tigers host Tiger Bowl

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    Portland St: PSU Vanguard: The Unknown Success of Student Athletes

    04-22-2014 07:39 AM


    PSU Vanguard sports reporter Tobin Shields talks about the academic success of Portland State student athletes in a column published Monday.

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    E. Kentucky: Big Week of Events Scheduled for EKU Football

    04-22-2014 04:11 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – Three big events are on tap this week for the Eastern Kentucky University football team as the

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    Elon: Elon Football Spring Game Set for This Saturday

    04-22-2014 05:44 AM


    Under the direction of newly appointed head coach Rich Skrosky, the Elon University football team will hold its

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    N. Arizona: It’s Coming…The World’s Best Party at 7,000 Feet – NAU Football Blue-Gold Spring Game

    04-21-2014 11:00 PM
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona Athletics is throwing the world’s best party at 7,000 feet, and it’s happening this Saturday, April 26 #NAU42614

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    E. Kentucky: Big Week of Events Scheduled for EKU Football

    04-22-2014 04:11 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – Three big events are on tap this week for the Eastern Kentucky University football team as the

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    Norfolk St: Boyd, Trail Win Top Honors at NSU Athletics Award Ceremony

    04-22-2014 06:36 AM


    Senior softball player Morgan Boyd (Chesapeake, Va.) and junior football player Lynden Trail (Miami, Fla.) were

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    Morgan St: Blue-Orange Spring Game set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26

    04-21-2014 09:27 AM


    BALTIMORE, Md. – Morgan State fans should mark their calendars for Saturday, April 26 as the Bears will conclude

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    Harvard: Student-Athletes To Participate in March of Dimes' Boston March for Babies

    04-21-2014 11:00 PM
    Harvard student-athletes will be participating in the March of Dimes’ Boston March for Babies Saturday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m.,

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    Maine: Football's 24th Annual Bob Browne Memorial Golf Outing set for June 20

    04-21-2014 11:00 PM
    The 24th annual Maine Black Bears football and Bob Browne Memorial Golf Outing is scheduled for Friday, June 20 at Natanis Country

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  • 2012 FCS Preseason All-America Teams Announced

    100 student-athletes of the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) were honored today with inclusion on the 2012 FCS Preseason All-America Teams by College Sporting News. The FCS is the highest level of NCAA championship football. Founded in 2001, College Sporting News is the largest and oldest news service solely devoted to publishing original content and other information of the FCS.

    By Kent Schmidt
    College Sporting News

    CHICAGO -- Four teams had four individual performers placed on the 2012 CSN Preseason FCS All-American team to highlight this year’s squad. This is the 11th year that College Sporting News, the longest active news service that covers the FCS exclusively, has named preseason All-America teams.

    Sam Houston State leads this year’s preseason team with five members. Sam Houston State, who was the national runner’s up last year is represented by three first team performers in running back Timothy Flanders, defensive tackle J.T. Cleveland, and strong safety Darnell Taylor. The Bearkats also placed two on the second team in wide receiver Richard Sincere and cornerback Daxton Swanson.

    Three schools with four members on the team include three different conferences in the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s Indiana State, the Ohio Valley Conference’s Eastern Kentucky, and Big Sky Conference newcomer Southern Utah.

    Indiana State placed two on the first team and one each on the second and third team. The Sycamores first team members were running back Shakir Bell and defensive end Ben Obaseki. Linebacker Aaron Archie and offensive center LN Lutz were on the second and third teams respectively.

    Eastern Kentucky’s four members were first-team offensive tackle Aaron Adams, second-team members in running back Matt Denham and offensive tackle Patrick Ford, and third-team defensive back Justin Bell.

    Southern Utah is moving from the defunct Great West to the Big Sky Conference and will have four All-Americans to guide them in the expanded league. These four include offensive tackle Zach Brackus on the first team and quarterback Brad Sorensen, center Gavin Farr, and defensive tackle Cody Larsen on the second team.

    Defending national champion from the Missouri Valley Football Conference North Dakota State was among seven teams to land three members on the preseason honor team. The Bison finished 2011 with a 14-1 record and defeated previously undefeated Sam Houston State in the national title game.

    NDSU’s preseason honorees include first-team member Marcus Williams at cornerback, second-team member Colten Heagle at strong safety, and third-team member Billy Turner at offensive tackle.

    The other six schools with three-individuals on this year’s team included James Madison, Liberty, Montana State, Northern Iowa, Towson, Wofford, and Youngstown State.

    In total, 57 FCS schools are represented by this year's preseason squads, while all 13 FCS conferences are represented on the list.

    The Colonial Athletic Association and the Missouri Valley Football Conference topped all of the conferences with 16 selections each followed by the Big Sky Conference and the Southern Conference with 13 each, and the Southland Conference with 12.

    College Sporting News will release its 11th annual postseason All-America team in the week following the NCAA Division I Football Championship game, scheduled for January 5 in Frisco, TX.

    FCS 2012 Preseason All-America Teams

    FIRST TEAM

    OFFENSE

    QB DeNarius McGhee, Montana State, Jr
    RB Shakir Bell, Indiana State, Jr
    RB Timothy Flanders, Sam Houston State, Jr
    FB Eric Breitenstein, Wofford, Sr
    AP Jordan Brown, Bryant, Sr
    OT Aaron Adams, Eastern Kentucky, Sr
    OT Evan Conrad, SE Missouri State, Sr
    OG Malcolm Boyd, Liberty, Sr
    OG Zach Brackus, Southern Utah, Sr
    OC Mike Sellers, The Citadel, Jr
    TE Colin Anderson, Furman, Sr
    WR Aaron Mellette, Elon, Sr
    WR Nicholas Edwards, Eastern Washington, Sr
    WR Rodrick Rumble, Idaho State, Sr

    DEFENSE
    DE Ben Obaseki, Indiana State, Sr
    DE Blake Oliaro, San Diego, Jr
    DT J.T. Cleveland, Sam Houston State, Sr
    DT Brent Russell, Georgia Southern, Sr
    DL Willie Jefferson, Stephen F. Austin, Sr
    LB Matt Evans, New Hampshire, Sr
    LB Jeremy Kimbrough, Appalachian State, Sr
    LB Keith Pough, Howard, Sr
    LB Mike Niam, Wofford, Sr
    CB Marcus Williams, North Dakota State, Jr
    CB Demetrius McCray, Appalachian State, Sr
    SS Darnell Taylor, Sam Houston State, Sr
    FS Kejuan Riley, Alabama State, Sr
    DB Charles James, Charleston Southern, Sr

    SPECIAL TEAMS
    KR Kevin Fogg, Liberty, Sr
    PR Darius Drummond, South Carolina State, Jr
    K Zach Brown, Portland State, Sr
    P Jonathan Plisco, Old Dominion, Sr
    LS Richard Wright, Liberty, Jr

    SECOND TEAM

    OFFENSE

    QB Brad Sorensen, Southern Utah, Sr
    RB Terrance West, Towson, So
    RB Matt Denham, Eastern Kentucky, Sr
    FB Kendall Gaskins, Richmond, Sr
    AP Gralyn Crawford, Stephen F. Austin, Sr
    OT Blake Matthews, Norfolk State, Sr
    OT Patrick Ford, Eastern Kentucky, Sr
    OG Earl Watford, James Madison, Sr
    OG Danny Kistler, Montana, Jr
    OC Gavin Farr, Southern Utah, Jr
    TE Justin Perillo, Maine, Jr
    WR Richard Sincere, Sam Houston State, Jr
    WR Ryan Spadola, Lehigh, Sr
    WR Norman White, Villanova, Sr

    DEFENSE
    DE Frank Beltre, Towson , Sr
    DE Joseph LeBeau, Jackson State, Sr
    DT Zach Minter, Montana State, Sr
    DT Cody Larsen, Southern Utah, Sr
    DL Marquis Jackson, Portland State, Sr
    LB Blake Peiffer, SE Missouri State, Sr
    LB Aaron Archie, Indiana State, Sr
    LB Wes Dothard, Chattanooga, Jr
    LB Jody Owens, Montana State, Sr
    CB Daxton Swanson, Sam Houston State , Jr
    CB B.W. Webb, William & Mary, Sr
    SS Colten Heagle, North Dakota State, Jr
    FS Malcolm Bronson, McNeese State, Sr
    DB Serge Kona, Duquesne, Sr

    SPECIAL TEAMS
    KR Fabian Truss, Samford, Jr
    PR Terrence Lewis, Alcorn State, Sr
    K Tyler Sievertsen, Northern Iowa, Jr
    P Patrick Murray, Fordham, Sr
    LS Mike Chocholousek, Charleston Southern, Sr

    THIRD TEAM

    OFFENSE

    QB Kurt Hess, Youngstown State, Jr
    RB Jamaine Cook, Youngstown State, Sr
    RB Andrew Pierce, Delaware, Jr
    FB Brian Barlow, James Madison, Sr
    AP Zach Bauman, Northern Arizona, Jr
    OT Billy Turner, North Dakota State, Jr
    OT Kadeem Williams, Albany, Jr
    OG Chris Howley, Maine, Sr
    OG Ricky Archer, New Hampshire, Jr
    OC FN Lutz, Indiana State, Sr
    TE Kyle Juszczyk, Harvard, Sr
    WR Cordell Roberson, Stephen F. Austin, Sr
    WR Tyrone Walker, Illinois State, Sr
    WR Lanny Funsten, Davidson, Sr

    DEFENSE
    DE Joshua Williams, Chattanooga, Sr
    DE Tyler Starr, South Dakota, Jr
    DT Chris Burnette, Old Dominion, Sr
    DT Caraun Reid, Princeton, Sr
    DL Marcus Edwards, Tennessee Tech, Sr
    LB Evan Fierson, Illinois State, Sr
    LB Stephon Robertons, James Madison, Jr
    LB Alvin Scioneaux, Wofford, Jr
    LB Jawara Dudley, Stony Brook, Jr
    CB Varmah Sonie, Northern Iowa, Sr
    CB Jeremy Moore, Georgetown , Sr
    SS Jestin Love, Central Arkansas, Jr
    FS Jordan Dangerfield, Towson, Sr
    DB Justin Bell, Eastern Kentucky, Sr

    SPECIAL TEAMS
    KR Jordan Wells, SE Louisiana, So
    PR Darius Carey, McNeese State, Sr
    K Kevin Robb, South Dakota, Jr
    P Cass Couey, The Citadel, Sr
    LS John Hubbard, Northern Iowa, Sr