Sunday, October 21, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post: When Florida State's Bobby Bowden left his home early Sunday, he found a large, red "For Sale" sign in his yard. "I'll save it for when I get ready to move," he said. "It'll save me a few bucks."

Ian Johnson, Idaho Statesman: Boise State's Ian Johnson will miss a second consecutive game Friday when the Broncos play a critical Western Athletic Conference contest at Fresno State.

Mike Knobler, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia Tech's Chan Gailey denied a report by Dennis Dodd of Sportsline that he will be fired at the end of the season. Dodd's column.

Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: Oregon and USC top his Pacific 10 power rankings. The teams meet Saturday in Eugene.

Denver Post: Cherry Creek High senior quarterback Jack Elway, son of John Elway, has committed to play at Arizona State.

Jeff Call, Deseret Morning News: Brigham Young's Bronco Mendenhall was says he doesn't regret, or apologize for, scheduling I-AA Eastern Washington.

B.G. Brooks, Rocky Mountain News: Former Colorado tight end Tennyson McCarty was found dead near a vehicle parked near a turnout on the Peak-to-Peak Highway northeast of Peaceful Valley. Police do not suspect foul play.

Jeff Wilson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: For Texas Christian, the season hasn't gone as planned.

Marsha Sills, Daily Advertiser: Louisiana Lafayette plans to challenge that former coach Jerry Baldwin was fired because he was black, but avoided committing to an appeal of a jury's decision to award him $2 million.

Kevin Tatum, Philadelphia Inquirer: Here is a very rare headline: Temple wins third straight.

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