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Indiana St. made Sager feel at home

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Stephen McKay

Sidney's Jake Sager, No. 54, leads the way for running back Chance Anglin. Sager will play for Indian State in the fall.

It was merely by chance that Indiana State University defensive line coach Jeff Mills heard about Jake Sager. But the more he got to know the Sidney High School senior, the more he wanted him to play football for the Sycamores.

After a process that lasted less than a month, Sager signed last Thursday to play football and study at Indiana State in Terre Haute. Sager is expected to compete at either defensive end or tackle.

"It was a pretty exciting process," said Jake's father Ken Sager, who played tight end at Western Washington University. "Coach Mills was under Don James at the University...

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