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Battle of Mutual Recruits

In the past the biggest recruiting battles for Western Michigan football were for in-state recruits against CMU, EMU and Toledo. Taken for granted were the MAC level recruits out of the Chicago area, but with the recent success of NIU and newly formed recruiting wars with the Huskies this weekends game will be as much of a rivalry game as any this season.

A quick glance at the WMU roster will reveal a number of players from the Chicago area and other parts of Illinois right in heart of Northern Illinois recruiting territory. "We recruit Chicago as a primary area for us," said WMU head coach Gary Darnell. Standing out are players like freshman starting safety Scooter McIntosh from McHenry, Ill just minutes from the NIU campus. Other players like...

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