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NCF Nation: Colorad State Rams

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• The Tulsa World wrapped up its fantastic quarterback previews today with a piece on G.J. Kinne and his father, who as a high school football coach was shot by a disgruntled parent.

• UAB is finally starting to build up its scholarships after enduring scholarships losses because of APR.

• Colorado State looks to close the gap between it and the traditional powers in the Mountain West. But it'll have to answer some questions at key positions.

• UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe thinks the Knights can make strides on offense this year.

• Hawaii coach Greg McMackin has a lot of confidence that his team can turn the corner this year.

• Marshall is hoping to anchor its team behind its strong defense.

• Miami (Ohio) is hoping to restore its winning ways after a subpar 2008 season.

• The Fresno Bee throws down 10 storylines to watch for the Bulldogs heading into fall camp.

• The Las Vegas Sun has five predictions for the Rebels.

• Like most teams, Louisiana has several concerns heading into camp this week.

• With a new stadium comes new expectations for Akron and coach J.D. Brookhart.

• Boise State also has some things on its to-do list before opening the season against Oregon on Sept. 3.