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Northern Colorado trio named to Big Sky All-Conference football team

A trio of Northern Colorado Bears were named to the 2016 Big Sky preseason all-conference football team on Monday. Return specialist Ellis Onic II, defensive tackle Chuntony Johnson and special teams player Hakeem Deggs were selected to the team by a group comprised of media members and sports information directors. Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp was named the preseason...
Via The Denver Post
July 18, 2016

NFL believes fans aren't educated when it comes to rules

The NFL, after painstakingly studying the grey area known as the catch rule, concluded that there isn’t any room for improvement in the rules themselves and that the lack of understanding comes from just that; the fans lack of understanding for the intricacies of the rule. But do the written rules supersede what the eyes see? That’s what the NFL is trying to tell its fans, and...
Via The Comeback
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Looking at the Packers' deep wide receiver corps

Going into the 2016 NFL Draft and season, the Green Bay Packers are saddled with an issue most teams would consider a blessing. With the impeding return of Jordy Nelson, the Packers are beyond deep at the wide receiver position, meaning they will probably have to decrease the number of talented receivers they currently possess. This will task them with the exciting but crucial duty...
Via isportsweb.com
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Forte's jersey outselling Aaron Rodgers’ in Wisconsin

The Chicago Bears host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, and there is the overwhelming possibility that some fans who travel to Chicago will be wearing Matt Forte’s No. 22 jersey. Why might this be? According to a report released by Dick’s Sporting Goods, Forte’s jersey is the top-selling jersey in the state of Wisconsin. And, from this we can conclude that more folks are...
Via Sportsnaut
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Colorado rolls by Northern Arizona 74-59

Tate Unruh scored 24 points and Derrick Barden added 21 as hot-shooting Northern Colorado rolled by Northern Arizona 74-59 Thursday. Northern Colorado (16-8, 10-5 Big Sky) shot 61.7 percent from the field, including 11 of 18 from long range. The Bears opened the game on a 15-2 run, including two 3-pointers from Unruh during the spurt. The Bears took a 38-28 lead to halftime, led...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU can't keep up with Northern Colorado

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Northern Arizona struggled early and couldn't catch up to Northern Colorado on Thursday in a 74-59 loss. Tate Unruh led the Bears in scoring with 24 points, and Derrick Barden added 21. The Lumberjacks were led by freshman Kris Yanku, who had 22 points. "Credit Northern Colorado -- they were focused and they came in and made some tough shots," said NAU coach Jack...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting N Colorado tops N Arizona, 87-72

Tate Unruh drilled three 3-pointers during a 14-2 first-half run that sparked Northern Colorado to a comfortable, 87-72 win over Northern Arizona Thursday night. The Bears are unbeaten at home (10-0), and stayed that way by shooting a blistering 59.3 percent from the field, hitting 11 of 16 shots from long range. Unruh was 5 of 7 from the field, all from behind the 3-point line...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Colorado rolls by Weber State 70-51

Derrick Barden scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Northern Colorado rolled to a 70-51 win over Weber State in a Big Sky Conference matchup on Thursday night. Barden had nine points during a 13-4 Northern Colorado run to finish the first half as the Bears took a 35-26 halftime lead. Northern Colorado (9-3, 3-0) led by as many as 22 in the second half, shooting 48.3 percent...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Colorado overwhelms Southern Utah 91-55

Tim Huskisson scored 16 points, hitting 3 of 4 3-point attempts, to lead Northern Colorado to a dominating 91-55 victory over Southern Utah in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday night. Jordan Wilson contributed 10 points for Northern Colorado (8-3, 2-0). The Bears have now won seven consecutive games at home. Huskisson, who has now scored in double figures in six games this year...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Colorado dominates Colorado College 96-57

Anthony Johnson, with 15 points, led five players in double figures as Northern Colorado dominated Division III Colorado College 96-57 Tuesday night. Tim Huskisson had 14 points, Derrick Barden 13, Dominique Lee 12 and Jordan Wilson contributed 11 for Northern Colorado (5-2). The Bears hit 59.1 percent of their shots from the field, making 9 of 16 3-pointers. They also controlled...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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