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Year two of the Matt Walker era is just around the corner as the UW-River Falls football team prepares to kick off the 2012 season Saturday, Sept. 2. The Falcons finished the 2011 campaign on a strong note and look to build on that progress as they return some key components from last fall.


The Falcons defense started to click at the end of last year, allowing just over 20 points per game during the final three Saturdays along with collecting 11 of their 20 sacks.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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