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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

August 29, 2004

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.29
Bonesville.net

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Reborn running back
-ECU capsule

Pirates vow to be better
Washington (NC) Daily News

ECU Preview
Hampton Roads The Virginian Pilot (ePilot subscription required)

From the start, ECU a valuable source for providing teachers
Greenville Daily Reflector

Opponent (WVU): State of the (Mountaineer) Program
msnsportsnet.com

Opponent (WVU): Ready to kick off
WVU Daily Athenaeum

August 28, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.28
-Letter to the Editor:
Chris Vlahos, West Palm Beach, FL - 08.28
WGHB: Live@5 - Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.28
Guests Kevin Monroe, Mike Speanburg
WGHB: Prep Preview - Nick Zulovich & Brock Letchworth - 08.28
Guest Ron Butler
WTSB: Morning Sports Drive - Taylor Zarzour - 08.28
Guest Nathan Summers

From ecupirates.com
-Women's Soccer Falls to No. 7 Virginia, 4-0
-Shawn Heinchon Named Assistant Tennis Coach

Moore looking for big season with Pirates
Washington Daily News

Pirates seeking swagger
Raleigh News & Observer

Opponent (WVU): Tight Tailback Race
msnsportsnet.com

August 27, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt:
View from the East - 08.27
Mindset turns to Mountaineers
- Henry Hinton:
Henry's Highlights - 08.27
Crystal ball cranks into action
- Nuggets:
Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.27
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.27
Guest Seth Horton
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar with Jon Ellerbe- 08.27
Guests Ian Eastman, Shirley Rhodes, Steve O'Dwyer
WGHB: Extra Point with Dan Eberhardt & Shawn Farmer - 08.27
Guests Damaine Duckett, Richard Alston, Courtney Willis

From ecupirates.com
-Lady Pirates Open 2004 Season Against Nationally Ranked Virginia
-Game Notes [PDF]
-ECU vs. UVA Live Scoring
-Brooks Lee Named Director of Basketball Operations

Whitehead geared up for last run with ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Dosh facing his toughest challenge

-Four Pirates are playing well
-Bishop hopes to play for Hickory in March

Lady Pirates on TV: Women's Basketball Announces Conference USA Slate
gousfbulls.com

Opponent: WVU QB stable is full, content
Charleston (WV) Gazette

August 26, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Sammy Batten:
Football Recruiting Report - 08.26
Swift recruit 'acts the part' on the field and off
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.26
Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.26
Guests John Howard, Ben Spearman
Pirate Radio 1250:
From the Booth with Jeff Charles - 08.26
Guests Alfred White, John Thompson, Billy Hite
Pirate Radio 1250:
Locker Room with Kevin & Kevin - 08.26
Guests Pernell Griffin, Jerry Odom

From ecupirates.com
-2005, 2006 ECU NON-DIVISIONAL OPPONENTS ANNOUNCED
-LaSalle Transfer Bell Joins Pirates

ART CLASS- Pirates welcome return of a healthy Brown
Winston Salem Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates get peek at future slate
-Fullback sacrifices for team
-ECU hoops adds Bell to lineup
-Armed and dangerous- Bishop hasn’t missed a beat in the minors

Talented twosome
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
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Offense highlighted in team's final scrimmage
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Tillman ready to produce for Pirates

August 25, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Brian Bailey:
From the Anchor Desk - 08.25
Epic triumph gets big brush off
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.25
Pirate Radio 1250:
Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.25
Guests Gary Manning, Larry Reuban
Pirate Radio 1250:
Press Box with Troy Dreyfus - 08.25
Panelists Brian Bailey, Jim Gentry, Nathan Summers

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Conclude Preseason Camp With Scrimmage
-Scrimmage Photo Gallery
-Football Coaches To Help ECU Students Go Back To School

Pirates complete final scrimmage
New Bern Sun-Journal

Wideouts grab spotlight
Greenville Daily Reflector

Former Pirates get their kicks out of playing for Mountaineers
Winston Salem Journal

August 24, 2004

From Bonesville.net
- Denny O'Brien:
Pirate Notebook No. 204 - 08.24
C-USA fumbled alignment mission
- Frogs, Cards poised for title runs - 08.24
- Letter to the Editor: Mike Yorke, Chatham County, NC - 08.24
- Nuggets:
Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.24
Pirate Radio 1250:
Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 08.24
Guests Harold Randolph, Kelly Davis
Pirate Radio 1250:
Sportsline: Josh Spence & Allen Thomas - 08.24
Guest host Jon Ellerbe; guests Britton Banowsky, Kyle Wiggs

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Wrap Up Two-A-Days And Prep For Tuesday Scrimmage
-Mobley Scores Late As Pirates Tie Methodist, 2-2

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Pirates to hold final scrimmage
-"O" line taking shape
-McClellan begins new job with ECU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Robinson mentors Pirate QBs
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First faculty address gives chancellor chance to shine

Pirates rebuild O-line
New Bern Sun-Journal

2004 Schedule Breakdown and Analysis
College Football News

August 23, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt:
View from the East - 08.23
Stage set for Pirates to confound pundits
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU and beyond - 08.23
Bonesville Bytes Audio:
John Thompson & Staff - 08.23
ECU Football Media Day press conference

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
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Copper- 'I think I belong with the Cowboys'
-Dougherty- Big smile, big leg

Pirates QB Pinkney gets endorsement
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-East Carolina offense shines again in scrimmage
-ECU NOTES- ECU gears up for first day of class
-Filming of show on ECU campus could be reality

 

August 29, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wyoming likely to attack ASU's young secondary Corner Stone
-Deacons to get a day off after 18 days of practice
-N.C. State's Amato says all his freshmen will play
-State College Football Roundup
-Panthers rally late, beat Patriots

Miller still one confident corner
Anderson Independent

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack's towering expectations
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7-4 is all State can hope for
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Stars shine at UNC
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Ralph a big man at UNC
-
Deacs break camp
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NCCU starts with rout
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Plenty to watch this fall

Duke bubbling with optimism
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the Fayetteville Observer
-More to replace than just Rivers
-More teams means more ACC exposure
-Broncos can't stop Indians in opener

From Columbia (SC) The State
-The Right Way
-Brown will handle both punting and kicking chores for Gamecocks
-Clemson, USC will go bowling

Sampson ready to make an impact
Greenville (SC) News

August 28, 2004

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Coaches highlight Jimmy V Classic
-Ailing McLendon 4th-string tailback
-Duke names captains
-Series made for visitors

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jimmy V Celebrity Classic
-UNC stars return for charity
-Duke-UNC ... almost
-Chargers falter in Rivers' NFL debut
-Already, it's time to kick it off

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC Notebook- Skip Holtz to continue to call plays
-Security ready for new football season

Football Preview- Bunting makes changes at UNC
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-BUTTERFLIES- Hokies' freshmen prepare for debuts
-Davis says he's excited to lead Pack's offense
-Grobe says it's time to see who can play
-Panthers fired up for preseason game

From the Greensboro News-Record
-A&T's Eaves prepares for trip home to Louisville
-New, Improved ACC- Call it a football league
?

UNC gains strength from ETSU's demise
Columbia (SC) The State

August 27, 2004

Tiger's defense responds after poor showing
Anderson Independent

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Are you ready for football
?
-Seagraves back up to full speed
-Eagles get early start
-UNC's Bohlander quits team to focus on school

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Broncos to rely on offense in another title bid
-Region college notebook- UNC-Pembroke to probe football possibilities

Troubles temper elation
Raleigh News & Observer

Syria earns punting position for Wofford
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

ACC's Paul, Gray and May play the game the right way
Greensboro News-Record

Hedgecock returns to Carolina's offense
Winston Salem-Journal

August 26, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs OK on first day of classes
-Difficult opener on the road for Rams
-Duke gets Reidsville receiver, running back from Wilson
-Duke gets jolly good center via England
-Panthers say the first step toward Super Bowl is camp

From the Anderson Independent
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Productive in 2003, Dean hopes to win kicking job
-MRI on Dukes' heart shows no damage
-McDuffie suspended for season opener

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Amato hopes 'five' rule passes
-Duke lands premier big man Eric Boateng
-Former UNC prospect signs with Red Sox

Dixon left lasting impression at A&T
Fayetteville Observer

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Terriers practice fast forward
-Rice's shoulder injury keeps him sidelined
-Fox knows Panthers' limits
-Establishing a more youthful fan base

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Duke football tries to keep up
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UNC to face BYU in Maui

UNC's Bohlander says his playing days are over
Greensboro News-Record

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Crawford runs for gold tonight
-Gamecocks experience up front on defense

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Banking On Bookends
-Bennett's Output Rises With Weight
-Gamecocks start season in Canada

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Boateng commits to Blue Devils
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Tough task for Davis
-UNC's 'D' tops scrimmage
-Bohlander leaves UNC team
-Dargan to carry load
-CIAA wants respect

College football preview- the new ACC
Hampton Roads The Virginian Pilot

August 25, 2004

Preps: Ragsdale's Baker rises above rest of field
Fayetteville Observer

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Football is starting to matter at Wake
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Wake Forest's '04 season hinges on running game

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Amato picks Davis
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Hunter joins Tar Heels' drills
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Rivers glad to be in camp after holdout

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Davis named Pack's starting QB
-UNC FB notes- Chacos for Heisman?

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Ex-USC 'queen of sprints' wins gold
-Foster fits right in Panthers' success formula
-Dukes hopes to be back in practice today
-Notebook- Coleman may return earlier than expected

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Tigers following their leader
-Mitchell sticking with Gamecocks
-USC star still awaiting word on NCAA waiver

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-USC graduate golden
-Four Terriers receive preseason honors

From the Winston Salem Journal
-ASU grad Morrison gets second bronze in 100-meter hurdles
-Amato anoints successor to Rivers
-Hot Seat- Wolfpack's McLendon facing a test
-Wide receiver Anderson eager to spice up Wake Forest's passing game
-Worried- Carson-Newman's coach frets about turnover

Greeson wanted to be closer to home
Greensboro News-Record

August 24, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-DETOUR- Running back puts Wolfpack career on hold
-Wolfpack, Blue Devils land Florida recruits
-Grobe shuffles Deacons' defensive line by moving Nichols to tackle
-INTO THE FIRE- Freshman Barbour might be called to start as Rams revamp their offensive line
-WSSU Notebook
-Hansbrough heading to UNC
-Panthers' coaches are stoic about woes on offensive line

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Surgery sidelines UNC's Kedra
-UNC recruit cites coach, tradition

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-USC receivers ready if needed
-Timing crucial for reloaded WR corps
-Hall all business, even off field
-Whitehurst finds focus at Clemson

Tigers focus on Wake Forest
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Tar Heels land power forward Hansbrough
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Gamecock in midst of U.S. 400m sweep
-Morrison plans to let it rip in hurdles final
-Tigers in it for the long run
-Clemson Report- Dukes leaves practice with rib injury

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Heels look to keep defense simple
-Greeson leaves Nebraska for A&T

August 23, 2004

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Don't forget about Pack's Super Mario
-Killian's Red
-Highly sought big man from Missouri picks UNC

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Hurricanes’loss becomes Wolfpack’s ground gain
-North Carolina adds top basketball recruit

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack backs look impressive
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Morganton team falls

Wolfpack standout back from rare ailment
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Gamecocks seek depth at fullback
-Clemson hopes for big gains from running backs

Former Clemson standout lines up goals
Greenville (SC) News

Wofford to begin two-a-days today
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

 

August 29, 2004

Fireworks on tap in C-USA this year
Mobile Register

Football Concludes Third Week Of Practice With Scrimmage
southernmiss.com

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Hard-to-tackle Hull making impression
-Moore's 3 TDs due to 'fresh legs, man'

From the Hattiesburg American
-USM backers will blitz businesses
-Southern Miss grad works hard to keep Redskins on field
-Running backs perform well in Southern Miss scrimmage

Green Wave Selects Captains
tulanegreenwave.com

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-TU defense shaky on line
-Tulane DT Mateen quits team

Blazers Hold Substitution Scrimmage In Saturday Practice
uabsports.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Wimprine arrives as QB
-U of M at a glance

Football Tunes Up For UK Contest
uoflsports.com

New kicker Carmody is young but confident
Louisville Courier Journal

From the Lexington (KY) Herald Leader
-Cards sing new defensive tune
-STACKED DECK

From the Lexington (KY) Herald Leader
-Brown waits for UC's next surprise win

-Transition or triumph

UC faces tough schedule
Cincinnati Post

From the Houston Chronicle
-Conference USA- C-USA's last hurrah could be scintillating
-Mid-American- Thundering Herd going out with bang

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Linebacker ready to make move into the big time
-Revolution has been televised

From the Dallas Morning News
-Hassell and Gunn vying to win Frogs' starting QB job
-Challenge for SMU- Offense

Pruett keeps Herd huffing
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UCF's new coach really gets around
Orlando Sentinel

August 28, 2004

Football Continues Fall Practice
southernmiss.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Like its coach, USM a player
-Southern Miss at a glance

Utah loss motivates vociferous Batiste
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Eubanks strives to become leader for Golden Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Green Wave Continues Preparations for Mississippi State
tulanegreenwave.com

From uabsports.com
-Men's Basketball Releases 2004-05 Schedule
-UAB Football Counts Down Days Until Season Opener

White plans to back up confidence
Birmingham Post Herald

UC Cagers To Get Tourney Tested
ucbearcats.com

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Quiet return all Huggins wants
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Q & A with Bob Huggins
-Peters' departure won't hurt Bearcats

From the Tampa Tribune
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All But One Bull Cleared To Play By NCAA
-USF Men's Basketball Schedule Fairly Balanced

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Patterson not lacking knowledge, intensity
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TCU NOTES

Quotes From Gary Patterson's Media Luncheon
gofrogs.com

Today is detail day for Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulsa One Week Away from Football Opener at Kansas
tulsahurricane.com

August 27, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-A Trio of C-USA Quarterbacks Named to Johnny Unitas Award Watch List
-C-USA Women's Soccer Notebook

C-USA preview
Vegas Insider

Southern Miss Continues Fall Football Practice
southernmiss.com

USM's Young battling for backup role
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Former walk-on Chatelain keeps motor revved
Hattiesburg American

Weather Cuts Green Wave Football Practice Short
tulanegreenwave.com

Tulane secondary has look of success
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Rain Shortens UAB Football Practice On Thursday
uabsports.com

From the Birmingham News
-Blazers' schedule is made for TV
-McSwain's motor always running

Bissinger grows into good UAB defender
Birmingham Post Herald

From uhcougars.com
-Camp Continues For Cougars
-Pakhalina Wins Bronze Medal in Diving at Olympic Games

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger DL tackling leadership
-Louisville's offense still finely-tuned

Army O-line optimistic on potential
Hudson Valley (NY) Times Herald-Record

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-New day dawns for Huggins, Bearcats
-Bearcats await Huggins' return
-UC schedule features competitive home games
-No-frills coach

Huggins returns Friday
Cincinnati Post

From the Tampa Tribune
-Vaughan's Past Went Undetected At USF
-An Improved Julmiste Is Ready To Lead Bulls

From the Orlando Sentinel
-New sheriff for Knights
-Big man on campus
-Defense's wake-up call
-O'Leary new law
-Fan's guide
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PREVIEWS: USF

Miners pay attention to detail
El Paso Times

Marshall Class of ’04 having immediate impact
Charleston (WV) Gazette

August 26, 2004

Football Enjoys Another Solid Practice Following First Day Of Classes
tulanegreenwave.com

Tulane wants to get away from safety first
New Orleans Times-Picayune

UAB Football Team Continues to Prepare for Season-Opener Versus Baylor
uabsports.com

Blazers rich in runners
Birmingham News

Reggie Lindsey: UAB's man of vision
Birmingham Post Herald

Practice Heats Up For The Cougars
uhcougars.com

Tiger Football Camp 2004
gotigersgo.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers put workouts behind as camp ends
-Tiger notebook 8/26
-University of Memphis notebook

Snapper critical to USM success
Hattiesburg American

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-C-USA Rankings
-C-USA's Best
-THE 10 Reasons why TCU will break through (and qualify for a BCS bowl)
-TCU Football Notes

Hoofin' Frogs- TCU's Hobbs & Merrill could be next elite pair of local hosses
Dallas Morning News

USF Targeting C-USA Foes To Fill Schedules
Tampa Tribune

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Ex-Card Erik Brown charged in 2 robberies

-Cardinals' McCune has look of a leader

Preseason- MU will face Stevens Point
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From the El Paso Times
-Miner coach considers early practices
-Crafts heads tight end spot

Final scrimmage productive, sloppy
Orlando Sentinel

Detroit's Ford Field picked for title game
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

August 25, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Announces Football Cross-Over Opponents
-2005-06 Men's Basketball Schedule to Feature 14-Game Regular Season Format

Blazers' biggest surprise of fall camp may make first collegiate start
Birmingham News

Looking for No. 2s
Birmingham Post-Herald

'D' scheme suits linebacker's motor
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Southern Miss Football Practice Report
southernmiss.com

Eagles ready to roll with Faulk at rover
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Golden Eagles' health getting a little better
Hattiesburg American

Football Holds Final Practice Before Start Of Fall Classes
tulanegreenwave.com

Tulane not so green on line
New Orleans Times Picayune

TCU will use multiple QBs in opener
Dallas Morning News

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-WHO HAS THE EDGE
?
-TCU Football Notes

From the El Paso Times
-C-USA announces matchups
-UTEP D-line talking tough
-UTEP will offer Web casts

MAC championshop game expected to go neutral
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

O'Leary seeks 'get tough' mentality for Moffett
Orlando Sentinel

From the Louisville Courier Journal
-Cards walk fine line – a thin defensive line
-Living in present, Cards celebrate Big East future
-U of L fans have rowdy party at Big East Bash

From the St Petersburg Times
-Another prep QB commits to Bulls
-USF in running for area basketball star

USF Unable To Lure State Powers Here
Tampa Tribune

August 24, 2004

C-USA 10th Anniversary: Vote for The Greatest Moment
conferenceusa.com

Southern Miss Continues Season Preparations
southernmiss.com

Cleckler, Coley seek role as USM's man in middle
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-Eagles' Edwards becomes center of attention
-Golden Eagles worship together at St. Thomas

Frogs Resume Two-A-Days on Monday
gofrogs.com

TCU Football Notes
Ft Worth Star Telegram

TCU running back Merrill resumes practice
Dallas Morning News

Green Wave Returns to Practice Field
tulanegreenwave.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Ricard named starter at QB
-TU's Ricard now in spotlight

Blazers Hold Second Scrimmage Of Fall Practice
uabsports.com

First unit solid; subs struggle
Birmingham News

Move from catcher to corner a big 'hit'
Birmingham Post Herald

Cougars To Close Practices
uhcougars.com

Tiger Football Camp 2004
gotigersgo.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Latest scrimmage has West fuming
-U OF M NOTEBOOK

Petrino, Cardinals draw applause
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

Beefy unit is light on its feet
Louisville Courier-Journal

Coach Ross tells kickers- Show me
Hudson Valley (NY) Times Herald-Record

From ucbearcats.com
-Everhart pulls out of running for UC job
-Coach Dantonio's Comments on the 2004 Bearcats

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Transfer in mix to be kicker
-Everhart pulls out of running for UC job

Julmiste keeps starter status
St Petersburg Times

USF Adds Another QB Recruit
Tampa Tribune

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Court date set in Goddard case
-Herd learns C-USA schedule

Specifics surrounding arrest begin to unravel
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

O'Leary wants UCF to pick up the pace
Orlando Sentinel

August 23, 2004

Conference USA Preview
SportsIllustrated.com

C-USA Preview: Versatile Bush leads Louisville
CBS SportsLine

Conference USA Preview
ESPN

Injuries continue to haunt Golden Eagles
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Green Wave Defense has Upper Hand in Scrimmage
tulanegreenwave.com

Wave hopes receivers are glue for offense
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers share battle scars
-Tigers await schedule decision

Williams Leads Tigers In Third Consecutive Scrimmage
gotigersgo.com

After staring down cancer, Sullivan again ready to tackle Blazers offense
Birmingham News

Two QBs,  one huge decision
Louisville Courier Journal

Price the focus of ESPN telecast
El Paso Times