Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Reporters' Notebooks

Ed Graney, San Diego Union-Tribune: It's clear where coach Chuck Long is going with San Diego State's offense. He wants more power and less pizzazz.

Marcus R. Fuller, St. Paul Pioneer Press: Minnesota's new tailback? It's none other than Brylee Callender. Also, the Golden Gophers will wear throwback jerseys in an Oct. 21 game (registration).

Terry Hutchens, Indianapolis Star: Indiana has found another receiver in Andrew Means, who also happens to play right field on the baseball team.

Joe Rexrode, Lansing State Journal: So is Michigan State's defensive line that good, or is the offensive line that bad?

Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register: Iowa State linebacker Matt Robertson was dismissed from the team after testing positive for a banned substance.

Andrew J. Beckner, Charleston Daily Mail: West Virginia coach Rich Rodriguez said his team lacked intensity this spring and must change its attitude to live up to expectations.

Kyle Tucker, Virginian-Pilot: Virginia Tech's search for a replacement for quarterback Marcus Vick will continue into the fall.

Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: NFL scouts continue to marvel at Georgia's ability to crank out top-flight players (registration).

Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: The Pacific 10 has reached an agreement to send its No. 6 team this season to the Hawaii Bowl.

Bruce Adams, San Francisco Chronicle: Nate Longshore is penciled in as California's starting quarterback, but Joe Ayoob is mounting a serious challenge.

Aaron Fentress, Oregonian: Oregon has serious problems on the offensive line, with leaks springing everywhere.

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