Sunday, March 11, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Geoff Grammer and Ryn Gargulinski, Tucson Citizen: Arizona quarterback Willie Tuitama has entered a diversion program after an alcohol citation.

Brian Dohn, Daily News: Eight prep players gave non-binding commitments to be part of UCLA's 2008 recruiting class.

B.G. Brooks, Rocky Mountain News: Meet Cody Hawkins, son of Colorado coach Dan Hawkins and the future of Buffaloes football.

Kimball Perry and Bill Koch, Cincinnati Enquirer: Cincinnati has suspended an unnamed player for lying during an investigation into allegations of videotaped sex after officials could prove no other wrongdoing in the case.

Paul Strelow, Columbia State: Academic troubles at Clemson, where Ray Ray McElrathbey, who is burdened with raising his younger brother, will miss time this spring.

Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune: More chatter about the Big Ten making adjustments to its schedule after embarrassing postseason losses.

Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune: Minnesota coach Tim Brewster says the team needs more receivers, but it's full-speed ahead with plans to install the spread offense.

Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst, who was courted by the Dallas Cowboys, is getting top dollar to stay with the Badgers.

Associated Press: Former Idaho player Tone Taupule has been charged with armed robbery and aggravated battery after allegedly stealing $1,000 from a student.

Ryan Callahan, Tennessean: The knee injury to Erik Ainge will sideline the Tennessee quarterback for up to three months.

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