Friday, January 25, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Dave Hickman, Charleston Gazette: Rich Rodriguez "has been outed as one of the most self-absorbed malcontents who ever blew a whistle."

Joe Johnson, Athens Banner-Herald: Former Georgia quarterback Mike Usry, now a landlord, faces charges of criminal trespass and disorderly conduct after he tried to evict a family from a house over late rent.

Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Is Georgia the team to beat? The Bulldogs are not shying from title talk.

Brent Schrotenboer, San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego State is facing more scholarship reductions because of a poor Academic Progress Rate.

Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: For South Florida, is $1 million worth not getting a return game from Notre Dame?

Chris McGann, Seattle Post-Intelligencer: A University of Washington plan to use $150 million in public funds to help renovate Husky Stadium has crashed hard.

Kansas City Star: As part of Kansas State’s spring football weekend, the Goo Goo Dolls will perform at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, the night before the spring game.

Detroit Free Press: ESPN analyst and Ohio State alum Kirk Herbstreit: "I think it's a six-win season for Michigan next year, I really do."

David Whitley, Orlando Sentinel: How good of a season did Reggie Bush have in 2005? Tarnished Heisman author Don Yaeger: "Reggie Bush made more money that year than June Jones did coaching Hawaii."

Chip Brown, Dallas Morning News: Does Major Applewhite's arrival in Austin mean Chris Simms' homecoming must wait?

Joseph Person, Columbia State: Steve Spurrier, who lost defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder after only 17 days, hired Arkansas' Ellis Johnson, who begins work for his third Southeastern Conference team in 26 days.

Brent Zwerneman, San Antonio Express-News: A Brazos County grand jury has indicted Texas A&M players Yemi Babalola and Brandon Joiner. The men are charged with two counts of aggravated robbery.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for including some articles from the WVU perspective.
It is difficult to know who is telling the truth in this "He said, He said" affair. But as we follow this trainwreck, it is good to see coverage that is equal to both sides of the story.