Thursday, April 20, 2006

Reporters' Notebooks

George Schroeder, Oklahoman: Oklahoma officials say no NCAA rules were violated by running back Adrian Peterson, who aborted the purchase of a late-model Lexus from Norman dealer Big Red, which also employs football players in the off-season (registration).

Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska coach Bill Callahan has booted receiver Grant Mulkey off the team. Mulkey was the team's fourth-leading receiver the past two seasons.

Kevin Haskin, Topeka Capital-Journal: Kansas coach Mark Mangino has listed quarterback Kerry Meier as his starter leaving spring drills. Meier is the only freshman listed on the two-deep roster.

Barry Jackson, Miami Herald: To sum up spring drills at Miami, it appears the Hurricanes have two trouble spots: receivers and offensive line (registration).

Joseph Person, Columbia State: Former South Carolina linebacker Marco Hutchinson is facing up to 25 years in prison after he was found guilty of robbing a bank.

Pat Forde, Interesting piece on West Virginia not hiding from the buzz when talk starts about a Mountaineer run for the national championship.

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