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BIG 12 NEWS: Iowa state opens season against Northern Iowa

The Iowa State Cyclones will play their season opener against a solid FCS program, Northern Iowa.

100th high school football season begins in Gilmer

Thursday was the opening night of high school football in Northeast Texas, as the perennial powerhouse — the Gilmer High School Buckeyes — opened their 100th season on the gridiron in a contest at home against the Atlanta High Schoo

Pine Tree turns to Manns to fill quarterback spot

When quarterback Caleb Chumley went down with a toe injury in early August, Pine Tree already knew the man for the job.

BIG 12 NEWS: Houston transfer to start for WVU

The University of Houston will have to do without their star running back this year.

Longview-Lufkin game to be part of Great American Rivalry Series

Longview athletic director/head coach John King announced Wednesday that the Lobos’ Sept. 20 meeting with rival Lufkin will be a part of the Great American Rivalry Series, one of 80 premiere rivalries across the nation.

Gilmer opens season tonight at Buckeye Stadium against Atlanta

Atlanta vs. Gilmer 7:30 tonight, Buckeye Stadium, Gilmer Coaches Atlanta: Matt McClure Gilmer: Jeff Traylor

BIG 12 NEWS: Defending BIG 12 champions take on ND State in season opener

The defending BIG 12 champion Kansas State Wildcats will take on the North Dakota State Bisons, Friday night, in their season opener.

BIG 12 NEWS: TCU to open season against LSU

In a clash of two top 25 teams, the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs will take on the Louisiana State University Tigers in their season opener, Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s season opener against Rice.

Report: Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s opener against Rice, according to TexAgs.com owner Billy Liucci. Read more at Chron.com