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Batavia football braces to face one less stellar RB

Batavia anticipated hosting – and defending – a pair of premier running backs in the first two weeks of the 2013 football season.

With Tommy Mister's recent transfer from Week 2 opponent Richards to St. Rita, that total has been thrown for a loss.

Mister, who has scholarship offers from Illinois, Indiana and Notre Dame, would likely have loomed large on the Bulldogs' game plan one week after Batavia renewed acquaintances with heavily-coveted Justin Jackson of Glenbard North.

In the 2012 season opener, Bulldogs senior safety Chris Moran stopped Jackson – whose eight collegiate offers include Boston College, Northwestern and Purdue – on a two-point conversion attempt with 1:02 remaining. Batavia held on for a 42-41 road victory, handing Glenbard North its lone loss until the 8A state championship game against Mount Carmel.

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