Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Bob Thomas, Florida Times-Union: Florida State's Bobby Bowden was critical of the Big East officials who worked the Seminoles' Music City Bowl loss to Kentucky.

Brandon George, Dallas Morning News: Oklahoma starting defensive tackle DeMarcus Granger of Kimball won't play in the Fiesta Bowl on Wednesday after being sent home following an arrest on a shoplifting charge.

Mike DeArmond, Kansas City Star: Arkansas' Darren McFadden will play in the Cotton Bowl against Missouri after being cleared of allegations surrounding his use of a Cadillac Escalade.

Dave Matter, Columbia Tribune: Missouri players are getting tired of hearing about the superiority of the Southeastern Conference.

Ferd Lewis, Honolulu Advertiser: While its name and logo are on Allstate Sugar Bowl and next week's national championship games in New Orleans, the insurance company is one of 11 targets of a government lawsuit.

Glenn Gulbeau, Shreveport Times: Georgia's Mark Richt has a cautionary tale for Louisiana State defensive coordinator/Nebraska coach Bo Pelini. Don't try and balance two jobs.

Ed Kracz, Intelligencer: How Bear Bryant and Edward Krause, the Notre Dame athletic director, fought to shoot down Title IX. Thanks to Michael Rothstein.

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2 comments:

We Are...Penn State email list said...

Florida State's Bobby Bowden was critical of the Big East officials who worked the Seminoles' Music City Bowl loss to Kentucky.

I saw the same thing in the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl that I saw all season from Florida State--a wildly undisciplined team that repeatedly hurt itself with stupid penalties. According to CFBstats.com, the Noles finished tied for 112th (out of 119 I-A teams) in penalties during the regular season.

Boz said...

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