Friday, August 08, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Joe Ovies, 850 The Blog: The next big thing is fantasy college football. The NCAA's executive committee decided it couldn't eliminate the incorporation of college sports into fantasy games and decided, essentially, to retain the status quo.

Adam Rose, All Things Trojan: Who is the real 'SC? According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, it's the University of Southern California, not the University of South Carolina.

Austin Meek, Topeka Capital-Journal: Kansas State coach Ron Prince signed a five-year contract extension through 2012. His pay was boosted to a guaranteed $1.1 million annually.

Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun: Florida tight end Cornelius Ingram had his college career come to an an end after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during a non-contact drill.

Marcus R. Fuller, St. Paul Pioneer Press: Only three members of Tim Brewster's first recruiting class are still playing for Minnesota.

Steve Ellis, Tallahassee Democrat: Bobby Bowden stressed the need for Florida State to build an indoor practice facility after inclement weather forced the team to conduct drills in the men's and women's basketball practice facilities.

Tim May, Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State defensive backs Donald Washington and Jamario O'Neal are both suspended for the first two games.

Associated Press: Jarvis Jones, a lineman who was dismissed from Louisiana State after breaking team rules, has transferred to Oklahoma. The scholarship became available last week when receiver Josh Jarboe was kicked off the team.

Heisman Pundit: Is the Southeastern Conference best in the land? In some years yes, in other years no.

Steroid Nation: Former Michigan defensive end Rondell Biggs is facing a steroid charge.

Jeff Sentell, Birmingham News: Simpson Pepper, "the voice of Legion Field," died Thursday night. He was 79.

And if you're looking for the NCAA schedule spreadsheet with helmets, here is the link.

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