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Jordan Lynch in Nike Jordan Training Video.

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Jordan Lynch appearing in a new Nike Jordan Training video. His supporting cast was made up of: Dez Bryant, Earl Thomas, Andre Johnson, Michael Crabtree, LaMarr Woodley, Hakeem Nicks, Dwight Freeney & Charles Woodson.

1 Day Until MACtion Is Back

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The dark days of summer are almost over. Tomorrow marks the return of MACtion. (photo courtesy of @MACSports).

Ranking College Football Coaches By Playing Career

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Over at CBS Sports Tony Moss hasn't quite gotten out of the off-season filler content. Today he released a random rankings post, but while it may be meaningless, it's one of the more interesting rankings I've seen in awhile: He ranked all 128 FBS head football coaches by their playing careers.

There is an issue with this: He unfairly weights attending an FBS program (and in some cases barely seeing any action) over stand-out All-American careers at FCS or lower programs. But still, it's about the only way we'll ever see two MAC coaches ranked among the Top 10 in the nation.

P.J. Fleck, No. 8, and Frank Solich, No. 7, lead the MAC in these rankings having had standout performances at NIU and Nebraska respectively.

Who was the lowest ranked coach on this list? Pete Lembo who played four seasons at Division III Georgetown (see what I mean about Moss' knock against players from smaller programs?).

It's Time To Close The Gap

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This is a promotional video created by an EMU fan. Really cool stuff, honestly.

Muskets: Fired

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Somewhere, Sam is smiling.

UMass Releases Two Deep

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The Minutemen released their two deep yesterday. I think the only big surprise here is Jamal Wilson getting the starting nod at running back, with Lorenzo Woodley as the backup. It's encouraging to see Woodley here, though, as he's battled with injuries during summer camp. For more on my running back thoughts, see this.

Bring your #27 jerseys out, CMU fans...

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Antonio Brown, former Central Michigan Chippewa and current Pittsburgh Steeler, hinted via Twitter that he could be back in Mt. Pleasant for the Battle of the Victory Cannon against hated rival Western Michigan. If he does drop by the pleasant mount of Mount Pleasant, expect a wild and wacky Western Weekend to get even more hectic.

Akron's Zippy Is In the 2014 Capital One MAscot Challenge

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Zippy, Akron's lovely kangaroo mascot, is in the 2014 Capital One Mascot challenge this fall. Zippy won the challenge in 2008, going an unprecedented 13-0

Now she's back to reclaim her title as America's favorite college mascot. In Week 1 she's going head to head with Arizona's Wilma T. Wildcat, and holds 90 percent of the votes at the time of the writing.

You just don't mess with the Roo.

Former Chippewas Shamari Benton and Darren Keyton Are Still Detroit Lions After Scheduled Roster Cuts

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The dream is still alive for both LB Shamari Benton and OG Darren Keyton, as the Detroit Lions preempt the Tuesday deadline to reduce their roster numbers to 75 players. Both players went undrafted in their respective drafts, with Benton signing in Detroit just last week and Keyton having gone through Lions training camp once before last year. The final round of cuts to 53 players will occur on August 30th at 4 p.m. Eastern.

@HustleBelt Named One of the 100 Twitter Accounts CFB Fans Should Follow

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Athlon Sports' yearly college football Twitter guide is out and once again we've made this list as a must-follow for all college football fans. So what the hell are you waiting for?

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