There was a lot to like about the Eagles' first scrimmage, coach Beau Baldwin said, but things got sloppy at the end. Here's my story from Monday's practice, along with a report from the school's web site. Also in today's paper, a look at some scheduling coups of late by Eastern... Meanwhile, Sam Houston State has canceled its final scrimmage. ... Still no football news out of Dillon, Mont., but here's the Montana Western web site. ... Ticket sales are brisk at Husky Stadium, where former running back Kendyl Taylor hopes to find playing time this year as a wide receiver. ... Sports Illustrated has a profile of new Husky coach Chris Petersen. ... A former walk-on is in the mix at receiver for Montana State. ... UC Davis' web site is running an interesting football blog - have a look. ... Highlights from Idaho State's scrimmage, plus an interview with Bengal coach Mike Kramer. ... One of Montana's kickers is coming back from adversity.
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