Sunday, March 16, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Heath Urie, Brian Maines and Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: Riar Geer, Colorado's starting tight end, was arrested after he allegedly hit two people outside of a party late Friday. Hours earlier, police arrested linebacker Lynn Katoa, one of Colorado's two five-star recruits in 2008, on suspicion of assaulting another student.

Paul Buker, Oregonian: Oregon State receiver Sammie Stroughter, a third-team All-American in 2006, has been granted a medical hardship year and will be eligible to play in 2008.

Phillip Cmor, Altoona Mirror: Terrelle Pryor says he will announce his college choice this week, and it appears Penn State is no longer on his list. Thanks to Kevin of We Are Penn State.

Jordan Blum, Baton Rouge Advocate: Louisiana State's Les Miles will make $3.75 million this year. If you're keeping track, that's $1,000 more than Alabama's Nick Saban.

Dave George, Palm Beach Post: The oldest son of Florida Atlantic's Howard Schenellenberger was laid to rest on Saturday.

Tim Stephens, Orlando Sentinel: Is it time for the NCAA to sanction spring real football games between teams? It would be a refreshing change from these dog-and-pony intrasquad games.

Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press: Michigan went through its first practice with Rich Rodriguez. With Michigan Stadium unavailable because renovation, the coach says the spring game might be held at a local high school stadium.

Eric Gilmore, Contra Costa Times: California's Jeff Tedford is reinstating tough love as part of his plan to rebound from a 7-6 season.

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