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    Savannah St: SSU Looking to Improve in Second Scrimmage

    04-04-2014 08:31 AM


    Savannah, Ga. -- The Savannah State University football team finished another solid week of preparation, which

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    Savannah St: Tigers’ Offense Impressive in Second Scrimmage

    04-07-2014 08:55 AM


    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The Savannah State University football program had a buzz about them when they exited their locker

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    Savannah St: Tigers To Play Spring Game

    04-11-2014 03:26 PM


    SAVANNAH, Ga.- The Savannah State football team will wrap up their spring drills with the annual Orange &

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    Savannah St: Tigers Roar in Orange & Blue Spring Game

    04-13-2014 07:12 AM


    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- "How bout those Tigers?" Which ones? Those orange and reflex blues ones of Savannah

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    Alcorn St: Alcorn State 2014 Bravefest Set for April 12th

    04-03-2014 01:48 AM


    Alcorn State 2014 Bravefest Set for April 12

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    Alcorn St: Alcorn State Football 2014 Season Tickets on Sale Now

    04-07-2014 02:07 AM


    ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY 2014 FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET PRICES

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    Alcorn St: Purple Defeats Gold in 2014 Spring Game, 21-16

    04-12-2014 04:03 PM


    LORMAN - It was a beautiful day on the "Reservation" as Head Coach Jay Hopson and his Alcorn State Braves

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    SE Louisiana: Former Lion Nathan Stanley Making Mark With AFL's San Jose SaberCats

    04-06-2014 09:33 AM


    HAMMOND – Former Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Nathan Stanley is currently thriving as a member of the Arena

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    SE Louisiana: Spring Game Highlights Super Lion Saturday

    04-11-2014 07:22 AM


    HAMMOND – The defending Southland Conference champion Southeastern Louisiana football team will close out spring

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    SE Louisiana: Southeastern Closes Spring With Impressive Spring Game Performance

    04-12-2014 11:42 AM


    HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana offense racked up 443 total yards, while the Lion defense was credited with

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Quarterbacks Shine in Final Spring Scrimmage

    04-12-2014 03:00 PM


    THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State University football team wrapped up its spring practice with its annual Spring

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    Nicholls St: Lardarius Webb Helps Support Nicholls Athletics

    04-16-2014 09:55 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – Former Colonel stand out and current Baltimore Raven Lardarius Webb has donated $25,000 to Nicholls

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Quarterbacks Throw Out First Pitch

    04-14-2014 09:00 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – Nicholls State University football quarterbacks Tuskani Figaro, Beaux Hebert and Kalen Henderson

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Football Holds Annual Pro Day

    04-17-2014 06:00 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State University football program hosted its annual Pro Day on April 10 at John

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Football Spring Wrap Up

    04-19-2014 06:13 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State University football team concluded its 2014 spring season earlier this week.

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    Morehead St: Football Closes Out Spring Practice With Exhibition Game

    04-19-2014 04:45 PM


    The Morehead State football team closed out spring practice with an exhibition game on Saturday afternoon at Jayne

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    Drake: Second-Half Rally Leads Defense In Drake Football Spring Game

    04-19-2014 07:03 PM
    The Drake University football team's defense used a 20-0 rally during the second half of the Bulldogs' annual

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    E. Kentucky: Spring Football Update: Scrimmage #1

    04-05-2014 11:26 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – On a crisp and breezy Saturday morning, the Eastern Kentucky University football team held its

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    E. Kentucky: Spring Football Update: Practice #10

    04-11-2014 09:15 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University football player Matt Lengel hasn't seen much time on the gridiron

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    E. Kentucky: Spring Football Update: Scrimmage #2

    04-12-2014 11:08 AM


    RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team held its second scrimmage of the spring season Saturday

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  • Strong Second Half Equals Second Trophy in a Row for Bison

    Saturday afternoon in Frisco, TX, North Dakota State showed how good teams make opponents pay for their mistakes.

    By Myron Hosea
    CSN So South Columnist
    College Sporting News

    The Bison turned three of Sam Houston State’s three interceptions into touchdowns and rolled to a 39-13 victory. With the win, North Dakota State becomes the first team since Appalachian State to successfully defend a title, having defeated the Bearkats in last year’s final.

    North Dakota State turned an even game into a route by outscoring Sam Houston State 29-3 in the second half. Two of the Bison’s second-half touchdowns came after interceptions. The Bearkats threw four interceptions on the day.

    Sam Houston State didn’t help itself on the penalty front, either. The Bearkats racked up 80 yards on seven infractions. In one key sequence in the second half, Tim Flanders (53 yards rushing on 19 carries) appeared to have given the Bearkats a lead on the first possession of the second half by sprinting for a long-distance touchdown. A holding penalty that appeared to have had little impact on the play negated the run, however, and North Dakota State’s Carlton Littlejohn picked off Brian Bell on the next play.

    The Bison went in for a touchdown on the ensuing possession and never looked back in collecting another item for the university trophy case.

    Saturday’s outcome in the championship game – the third in Frisco – maintained the geographic shift in the location of the FCS trophy. From 2003 through 2009, east coast teams won seven consecutive FCS championships. Specifically, four CAA teams (Delaware, James Madison, Richmond, and Villanova) and one SoCon team (Appalachian State) won those games.

    Since the title game moved west of the Mississippi River, the three titles have been won by teams from west of the river (Eastern Washington and North Dakota State). I’m sure there’s no correlation, but it is an interesting factoid.

    Now that the championship game is done, it’s time to start looking toward next year. Are there championship-caliber teams among the squads covered in this column – those of the Southern and Big South conferences? Time will tell. At this point, Georgia Southern seems the most likely to have a shot after reaching the semifinals three straight years. The Eagles will have more holes to fill than they have the past two seasons, but the other schools appear to be a bit too far away from challenging for a national title.