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Monday Jul 28 | Rant Sports

Jimmy Garoppolo Being Groomed as Tom Brady Heir Apparent With New England Patriots

At just 22 years old, Jimmy Garoppolo saw his life change on the evening of May 8. He was projected to be a second-round pick, and that is exactly where he was drafted.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Star Tribune

Souhan: Catching and impressing is this rookie's way

The school that gave the NFL Sean Payton, Brad Childress, Mike Shanahan and Tony Romo recently produced a record-setting duo.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Erik Lora, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Eastern Illinois Panthers NCAA Football, NCAA Football, New England Patriots, Danny Amendola, Tom Brady

Sat Jul 26, 2014

ESPN

QB Jimmy Garoppolo draws a crowd

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo walked up the steps and arrived on the field for the first practice of New England Patriots training camp earlier this week, it caught him a bit off guard.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Babers bringing lightning-quick offense to Bowling Green

Bowling Green head coach Dino Babers speaks at Mid-American Conference media day on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Ford Field in Detroit.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston Herald

Borges: Tom Brady's in no rush to give job to Jimmy Garoppolo

Yesterday Tom Brady told the man who has come to take his job to take away his sweat-stained shoulder pads.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Babers looks to speed it up at BG this season

Bowling Green coach Dino Babers feels the need for speed. The Falcons' first-year leader -- one of the hottest offensive innovators in college football -- is a movie buff, someone who likes to quote lines from cinematic gems such as "Top Gun" and "Star Wars."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

10 Under-the-Radar Players Whose NFL Draft Stock Will Skyrocket in 2014

Preseason draft rankings aren't just flawed; they're impossible. A final year of game film is the most important thing a prospect can post - more important than his size and his speed and his other scouting combine scores combined.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Ovc Media Day: Quotes from Utm and notes on leagueOVC Media Day:...

OVC MEDIA DAY: Quotes from UTM and notes on league Hear from two UT Martin seniors and the coach, and get a glance at the rest of the OVC Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/sports/2014/07/21/ovc-media-day-quotes-utm-notes-league/12976451/ a Charles Sweeton and Tony Bell represent UT Martin on the preseason ... (more)

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FOX16

In the FCS Huddle: Defenses must catch OVC offenses

As Jacksonville State defensive end Chris Landrum points out, defenses within what has come to be known as the Offensive Valley Conference have had plenty of experience getting up to the speed on a daily basis in practice.

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WLEX-TV Lexington

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Jacksonville State has been picked the preseason favorite in the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference football race in a vote of league head coaches and sports information directors.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hustle Belt

Ohio Bobcats vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers: A Way Too Early Nonconference Preview

Sheppard Little just might be one fo the best running backs in all of college football, and he's coming to Athens this fall.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Southtown Star

SouthtownStar Athletes on Campus: DJ Bland has big...

As he prepares for his final season of college football, Eastern Illinois cornerback DJ Bland is approaching everything with a heightened sense of purpose and urgency.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

BleacherReport

NFL Teams Enjoying the Best Offseasons so Far

Some made their roster upgrades through the draft, while others captured some of the top players in free agency.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

NFL

14 for '14: Top small-school prospects to watch

Included in that total was one FCS player selected in the second round, Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Huesman Named To Payton Award Watch List

Chattanooga Mocs junior quarterback Jacob Huesman was named to the 2014 Walter Payton Award Watch List.

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Hustle Belt

Bowling Green Falcons Quarterback Matt Johnson Named To 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List

It's July, and that means we're still about 50 days away from the start of football season, and desperately searching for any college football news in the desert of the offseason.

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FOX23

In the FCS Huddle: Payton Award has running start

South Dakota State senior running back Zach Zenner has set his sights on surpassing 2,000 rushing yards for the third straight season, which has never been done before on the FCS level.

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