Monday, May 05, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Gentry Estes and Evan Woodbery, Mobile Press-Register: On the April day that Alabama's Nick Saban introduced video conferencing to the recruiting scene, Auburn's Tommy Tuberville knew about it by that afternoon.

Bob Spear and Bob Gillespie, Columbia State: Does Lou Holtz deserve to be in the College Football Hall of Fame? Yes he does. No he doesn't.

Jerry Tipton, Lexington Herald-Leader: Kentucky has been given approval to use a private jet for recruiting visits.

Alan Schmadtke, Orlando Sentinel: Meet Andrew Hatch, the transfer from Harvard who is Louisiana State's new starting quarterback.

Brian Christopherson, Lincoln Journal Star: Do network announcers have it out for Nebraska? Cornhusker fans seem to think so.

Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: The recruiting process can take a toll on high school athletes. One recruit lost more than 20 pounds from stress while being recruited.

Mark Tupper, Decatur Herald & Review: Does Ron Zook love recruiting? "No," he said. "I don't like recruiting any more than anyone else. I just hate to lose."

Pat Harty, Iowa City Press-Citizen: Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said building a new indoor practice facility is high on the to-do list, but that plans are still in the preliminary stages.

Tom Luicci, Newark Star-Ledger: Rutgers says 99% of season ticket holders have renewed for 2008.

Mike Knobler, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The NCAA got it right by allowing former Georgia Tech quarterback Taylor Bennett to transfer to Louisiana Tech and be eligible to play immediately.

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1 comment:

Paterno Lives! said...

forget Lou, how in the hell did Cooper get in?