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Jessie’s Jottings

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Rookies, injuries and tweets
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Watching ESPN these days you would think that the National Football League season was well under way. Fans soak up every play, statistics and news story that glides at the bottom of their screens on the ticker tape. The threat of not having an NFL season made us all aware of just how fleeting our new favorite pastime can truly be.
Preseason monotony still plagues hungry fans that want to see the regular season, but for the time being, it will have to appease fan’s appetites.

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Isham ready for college ‘baptism’

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True freshman to guide Bulldogs in season opener Saturday
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Nick Isham is ready for the big crowd this weekend.
Forget that the most fans he ever played in front of as a star quarterback in the California high school ranks was an estimated 10,000.
That was then and this is now and Isham is up for the challenge.

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GSU vs. Alcorn: A ‘family affair’

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GRAMBLING — It will undoubtedly be a family affair wen Grambling State and Alcorn State square off Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Port City Classic in Shreveport.
Freshman quarterback D.J. Williams will make his first start for Grambling under the auspices of his father and head coach Doug Williams, but the family ties go deeper than that.
Alcorn State head coach Melvin Spears is Doug Williams’ first cousin and former offensive coordinator, and that’s been the focus of much pregame talk over the summer, with Doug Williams taking over for his second stint as head coach at Grambling while Spears is in his first year as head coach at Alcorn State, his alma mater.

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SWAC championship could be a Tiger hunt

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Everybody could be chasing the Tigers in the Southwestern Athletic Conference during the 2011 football season.
Two different Tigers, in fact.
One is from Louisiana.
That’s Grambling State University.
One is in Misssippi.
That’s Jackson State University.

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Sealed bids will be received for the State of Louisiana by Louisiana Tech University, Office of Purchasing, Room 408, Keeny Hall, Post
Office Box 3157, Ruston, Louisiana 71272 until 2:00 P.M., Monday, September 19, 2011.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY OF THE TYPE(S)
OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: Tech Pointe – First Floor Buildout
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana

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