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Published: Saturday, 8/23/2014 - Updated: 3 months ago

Local college football teams prepare for upcoming season

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Michigan will use highly touted freshman Jabrill Peppers on punt returns this season Michigan will use highly touted freshman Jabrill Peppers on punt returns this season
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Wolverines to unleash freshman Jabrill Peppers

Earlier this week, Michigan coach Brady Hoke announced the first of his projected starters for its season opener. On Friday, Hoke made another personnel announcement: Freshman Jabrill Peppers will take over as UM’s punt returner against Appalachian State.  READ MORE

 

 

 

The Rocket's Cameron Mattison takes down  Marcus Whitfield during the UT football team scrimmage on Carter Field. The Rocket's Cameron Mattison takes down Marcus Whitfield during the UT football team scrimmage on Carter Field.
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Rockets practice on grass, attempt to curb rash of sprains

In the 2012 season, the University of Toledo’s coaching staff felt like it needed to install a turnstile to keep track of all the team’s high ankle sprains. Matt Campbell, then in his first year as head coach, was frustrated with the amount of time his key players missed with sprains, so much so that he began looking for a cause.  READ MORE

 

Bowling Green has announced its two-deep depth chart with no big surprises. Bowling Green has announced its two-deep depth chart with no big surprises.
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No surprises on Bowling Green's depth chart

There were few, if any, surprises found on the Bowling Green State University football team’s two-deep announced on Friday. The Falcons’ depth chart for the opener Friday at Western Kentucky includes five returning starters on defense, five starters back on offense, and starting place kicker Tyler Tate.  READ MORE



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