Thursday, April 06, 2006

Reporters' Notebooks

Shannon Shelton, Detroit Free Press: Michigan State quarterback Drew Stanton is a busy man, serving a semester-long internship with the school's sports information department.

Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland Plain Dealer: Ted Ginn will be a junior in the fall, but is this his last season as a member of the Ohio State Buckeyes?

Josh Kendall, Macon Telegraph: Georgia sophomore quarterback Blake Barnes is done for the spring after breaking the thumb on his throwing hand.

Glenn Reeves, San Mateo Times: Stanford is ready to begin spring drills, but not before coach Walt Harris announced the suspension of two starters.

Shreveport Times: The Louisiana State-Arkansas game, scheduled for Nov. 25 in Little Rock, has been moved to Nov. 24 at the request of CBS.

Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register: Iowa State receiver Jon Davis could miss part of the 2006 season after suffering an Achilles injury.

Howard Richman, Kansas City Star: Kansas State defensive back Justin McKinney was arrested on a warrant in relation to writing a bad check. Thanks to EDSBS for finding this gem.

Rodney McKissic, Buffalo News: Buffalo and new coach Turner Gill have scheduled games at Auburn, Boston College and Wisconsin in 2006 to help fund the athletic department.

Susan Field, Mt. Pleasant Morning Sun: Former Central Michigan safety Michael Thomas was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

Perry A. Farrell, Detroit Free Press: The best defensive end in 2006? It could be Daniel Bazuin of Central Michigan.

Matt Eagan, Hartford Courant: Connecticut running backs coach Terry Richardson, who was charged with second-degree assault, will have the charges dropped if he completes a family violence program.

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