Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Christopher De La Cruz, Newark Star-Ledger: Let's party like it's 1758! Rutgers Stadium expansion has yielded artifacts, including shattered beer bottles along the perimeter of the stadium that were found to be nearly 250 years old.

J. Brady McCollough, Kansas City Star: The big man gets a raise. Kansas' Mark Mangino signed a two-year contract extension that will pay him $2.3 million annually through 2012, making him one of three Big 12 coaches who have surpassed the exclusive $2 million barrier, joining Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops ($3.8 million) and Texas' Mack Brown ($2.75 million). A detailed look at Mangino's deal and Big 12 coaching salaries.

Brandon George, Dallas Morning News: Representatives from the Cotton Bowl and the Dallas Cowboys expressed preliminary interest in bidding to play host to the Army-Navy game.

Heisman Pundit: What does Ohio State's Chris Wells, the preseason favorite to win the Heisman, have to do to win the award?

Bleacher Report: Is Florida's Meyer and Urban Legend or an Urban Liar? Thanks to Get The Picture.

Ian R. Rapoport, Birmingham News: Alabama linebacker Ezekial Knight, who has not been cleared to play by the medical staff because of undisclosed health issues, has asked for clearance to transfer.

Tennessean: Vanderbilt players will wear nine uniform variations this season with black, gold and white options for both jerseys and pants.

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Anonymous said...

Is Rutgers sure those beer bottles didnt come from last year when their fans were throwing bottles of beer onto the one of the military schools when they came to town!?

what a disgrace that university is. i hope you all enjoyed your one season of prosperity.

Vance said...

Any full bottles? Jimmy Hoffa's body found yet?

Anonymous said...

So that's one of the ways Saban is cutting down his roster.