Saturday, July 08, 2006

Reporters' Notebooks

Terry Bannon, Chicago Tribune: Randy Walker's imprint on the Northwestern program runs so deep that he had a voice in choosing Pat Fitzgerald as his successor (registration).

Ryan Wood, Lawrence Journal-World: Kansas defensive tackle Eric Butler is no longer eligible because the NCAA ruled his college career started when he enrolled at DeVry Institute out of high school.

Martin Fennelly, Tampa Tribune: South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier still has his season tickets to Florida games. His daughters use them (thanks to Ben Maller).

David Wasson, Tuscaloosa News: Alabama coach Mike Shula is purchasing a new 7,000-square-foot home on a golf course that had a listing price of $1.295 million (registration).

Rob Daniel, Iowa City Press-Citizen: Iowa officials have buried a time capsule outside of Kinnick Stadium that contains, among other things, an iPod and a cell phone.

Michael Robinson, Wisconsin State Journal: A Wisconsin senior has won a contest to design a T-shirt for Badger fans. See what the winning entry looks like by clicking here.

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