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Chicago Tribune | Lynch excited for NIU, MAC and himself   Read the Story
Up for the Heisman Trophy against five players from BCS teams, including last season's Heisman winner and another who will play for the national championship, Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch has become the de facto spokesman for the non-BCS player.

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SB Nation | The limitless upside of Kansas' Joel Embiid  Read the Story
Embiid only started playing basketball three years ago, but has already done enough in his freshman season to grab the attention of basketball insiders.

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ESPN | How Fisher built FSU with a SEC template   Read the Story
When this year’s matchup was set, the question for the Seminoles wasn’t simply whether they could match up with the Auburn, but whether they possessed the magic formula to finally snap that league’s stranglehold on the trophy so many SEC fans now view as a birthright.