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Bemidji State safety, outside linebacker positions up for grabs


BEMIDJI – The good news for the Bemidji State football team is that seven of the starters from the Beavers’ vaunted “Gang Green” defense return from a wildly successful 2011 season.

That’s the same defense that ranked No. 3 in the nation in scoring, giving up only 16 points per game. And with a bulk of those players returning, it’s not hyperbole to suspect more stingy defensive performances in 2012.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on Bemidji State but also covering area high schools. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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