Monday, August 20, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Steve Ellis, Tallahassee Democrat: Ronnie Andrews, the son of Florida State defensive coordinator and associate head coach Mickey Andrews, died on Sunday. Foul play is not suspected.

Ray Melick, Birmingham News: Thomas Petee, the professor who blew the whistle on questionable academic maneuvers at Auburn, has been exiled to the Montgomery campus after settlement of his lawsuit.

Jeff Linder, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Iowa State, which announced a new uniform design for 2008, is letting fans vote to decide the style of helmet the team will use. A look at the helmets.

Stephen Tsai, Honolulu Advertiser: Hawaii will no longer perform the haka, a traditional Maori dance form, and instead will create its own war calling.

Ron Musselman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penn State's legal problems won't go away. Starting tight end Andrew Quarless and backup cornerback Willie Harriott were cited by university police for underage drinking.

Barry Jackson, Miami Herald: The way the numbers add up, it appears Miami will be moving its home games from the Orange Bowl to Dolphin Stadium.

Pete Thamel, New York Times: Boston College's Matt Ryan is the best quarterback you've never heard of. Thanks to Greg!

Bryan Mullen, Tennessean: A change in attitude is credited with reducing the number of arrests of Tennessee players this offseason. A look back.

Jeff Wilson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Texas Christian defensive end Tommy Blake, who missed five practices to tend to a personal matter, is expected to return to the team Monday.

Greg Wallace, Anderson Independent Mail: Clemson sophomore Ray Ray McElrathbey will miss the season because of a knee injury.

Lucinda Coulter, Tuscaloosa News: Alabama standout cornerback Simeon Castille was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times: Receiver Jamere Holland has been dismissed from USC's team by Pete Carroll. Scott Wolf of the L.A. Daily News say Holland could end up at Florida.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Holy cow are the new Iowa State uniforms ugly. I guess they're trying to go back to a more traditional look but these things look hideous compared to the all red unis they've been wearing the last few years.