Monday, May 07, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Alex Abrams, Springdale Morning News: The meeting between Arkansas coach Houston Nutt and citizen journalist Thomas McAfee "was heated at times," according to McAfee's attorney. Also, attorneys for the university filed a motion to get the subpoenas for Nutt and several other university employees thrown out.

Tim Griffin, San Antonio Express-News: Conference title games can be risky for host cities. Just look at Jacksonville.

Omar Kelly, South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Miami's Bryan Pata was slain six months ago and the case remains unsolved.

Emily Badger, Orlando Sentinel: Judging by an appearance before boosters, Bobby Bowden can still intimidate an audience.

Stephen Tsai, Honolulu Advertister: Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan doesn't ask for much. Like how about a bar of soap in the locker room showers?

Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Photos of Georgia's Matthew Stafford lifting a keg, available at Deep South Sports, have created controversy but no suspension for the quarterback.

Pete Bosak, Centre Daily Times: Charges against four of the six Penn State players involved in an off-campus fracas were dismissed, but the cases involving starting free safety Anthony Scirrotto and defensive lineman Chris Baker could go to trial.

Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press: Night games at Michigan? Not going to happen, at least this season.

Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: Nick Saban perfect? Well, there are a few stains on the resume.

Frank Dascenzo, Durham Herald Sun: Every wonder who turned out to be the best pro player from each of the Atlantic Coast Conference's 12 teams? Here's a list.

Mick McGrane, San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego State coach Chuck Long says senior Kevin O'Connell has earned the right to be the starting quarterback over sophomore Kevin Craft.

San Diego Union-Tribune: Former San Diego State coach Tom Craft, dismissed after the 2005 season, has been hired as the offensive coordinator at Mt. San Antonio College.

Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: It has been five years since the passing of former Washington player Curtis Williams.

To bypass registration, go to Bug Me Not.

No comments: