Friday, July 06, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Blake Jackson, Oklahoman: Oklahoma will be among 15 teams using the Head Impact Telemetry System that alerts officials of possible head injury.

Mel Bracht, Oklahoman: An Oklahoma City radio station, as a service to a fast-growing Hispanic population, will broadcast the Sept. 8 Miami-Oklahoma game in Spanish.

Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun: Former Florida cornerback Avery Atkins, 20, who was arrested three days earlier for possession of crack cocaine, was found dead in his car.

David Dye, Detroit News: Michigan State quarterback Brian Hoyer, listed at 6-2, 212 pounds, is eating 6,000 calories a day in an attempt to gain weight before the start of the season.

Adam Jones, Tuscaloosa News: University of Alabama employees have ordered more than twice the number of allotted season tickets and a quota system will be used to distribute seats.

Tad Walch, Deseret Morning News: Brigham Young running back Manase Tonga was arrested after a traffic stop early Tuesday morning for allegedly failing to pay a traffic ticket and giving a fake name to Provo police.

And here is today's mystery link.

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