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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

September 12, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Denny O'Brien:
Pirates foiled by defense... again - 09.12
-Wake QB schools Pirates - 09.12
-ECU-WFU Box Score - 09.12
Bonesville Audio: Coaches & players post-game - 09.12
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 09.12
Southern Miss bags big prey in Big 12 country
Pitcher sues over weight-training injury

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Fall To Wake Forest In Home Opener

-Baumer Moves Into Tourney Finals
-Lady Pirates Soccer Falls to Furman, 2-1
-Lady Pirates Split on Day Two of Tournament

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Townes’ injury opens door for freshman running back
-Still waiting on a win

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates fall to Deacons
-Lady Luck doesn't smile in Greenville

Deacs hang on to beat Pirates
Winston Salem Journal

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Randolph rips ECU
-Tough times for Pirates fans

ECU's tough tandem falters
Raleigh News & Observer

Randolph, Wake Forest overcome East Carolina
Wilmington Star News

Randolph, Deacons Cruise Past East Carolina 31-17
Wake Forest Athletics

September 11, 2004
Patriots Day

From Bonesville.net
-Ron Cherubini:
More Than a Game - 09.11.04
Pirate leaders getting back to basics
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 09.11
Tulane football crisis turns into boon for program
Sooners licking chops over visiting Houston?
WNCT: Pirate Weekend Kickoff with Patrick Johnson - 09.11
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 09.11
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 09.11

From ecupirates.com
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Winthrop Sweeps ECU Volleyball, 3-0
-Ryan Dougherty Named To Ray Guy Award Watch List
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Baumer Advances Into the Semifinals
-Men's Soccer Heads South for Meeting with Georgia Southern

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Stopping the run paramount for ECU
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ECU’s Erode Jean plays every game for ’M.J.’
-SUMMERS COLUMN- For openers, loss at West Virginia probably not as bad as score indicates

College football- Wake Forest's running game key against ECU
Fayetteville Observer

Deacons’ ground game will test ECU
Wilmington Star-News

From the Washington Daily News
-ECU opens up Dowdy-Ficklen
-Pirates must learn on the run
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Jaguars' Garrard has positive outlook
-McCoy hungry to play
-Henry waived by Dolphins
-Townes wants shot at redemption

ECU hosts Wake Forest
New Bern Sun-Journal

Deacons are expected to run, run.....
Winston Salem Journal

Former Pirate returns home Saturday
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Wake Forest at East Carolina
-Football fortunes

Vitale- Holland hire great for East Carolina
espn.com

September 10, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt:
View from the East - 09.10
Five-year plans spawns questions, answers
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 09.10
ECU boomer Dougherty nominated for punting award
Army's Ross still fired up about coaching

-Letter to the Editor: Chris Vlahos, West Palm Beach, FL - 09.10-
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar with Jonathan Ellerbe - 09.10
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 09.10
WGHB: Extra Point with Dan Eberhardt & Shawn Farmer - 09.10
WNCT: Brain Bailey Show - 09.10
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 09.10

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Volleyball Heads to Winthrop Tournament
-Pirate GameWeek 2004

Pirates look for answers
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates host Wake Forest in home opener
The East Carolinian

Tight ends getting more importance in Pirates' attack
Worchester Telegram & Gazette

From the Washington Daily News
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Holland officially aboard
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Alston catches on with Browns
-Rock bottom was last year

September 9, 2004

From Bonesville.net
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Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 09.09
Milestone day punctuates bold new era
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 09.09
Golden Eagles in countdown mode for Nebraska
ESPN branching out with new ventures
Tar Heels book trip to Maui Invitational

Bonesville Bytes: Holland Press Conference - 09.09
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 09.09
WNCT: Bonesville Power Hour with the Crew & Guests - 09.09
WTSB: Morning Sports Drive with Taylor Zarzour - 09.09
WGHB: Live @ 5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 09.09
WGHB: Locker Room with Kevin & Kevin - 09.09
WGHB: From The Booth with Jeff Charles - 09.09
WGHB: John Thompson Call-in Show - 09.09
WGHB: Holland Press Conference - 09.09

From ecupirates.com
-Terry Holland Press Conference Quotes
-Press Conference Photo Gallery
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Panthers Score Early to Defeat East Carolina, 5-3
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Women's Soccer Prepares To Face No.4 Clemson

Holland introduced as new AD at ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Winston Salem Journal
-DAMANE MAN
-Holland says Odom is primary reason for taking ECU job

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Dose of excitement

-Pirates hire the right man for the job
-ECU fans yell foul at ACC

From the Charlotte Observer
-Duckett: Panthers make `find of century'
-E. Carolina gets Virginia blood

Holland accepts new challenge at ECU
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Holland happy to help Pirates find their way
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High Point men boot East Carolina

From the Kinston Free Press
-Terry’s territory
-Hiring is a coup for Pirates
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Terry Holland agrees to lead ECU athletics

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
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Holland introduced as ECU AD
-Pirates' defense returns to fundamentals
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Holland the new AD at East Carolina

Holland takes ECU job
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Fearless Predictions
College Football News

Wake Forest (0-1) At East Carolina (0-1)
nbc17.com

Alston makes most of Europe
YAHOO! Sports

Duckett: Comments from Carolina Panthers Head Coach John Fox following the team's practice.
carolinapanthers.com

September 8, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Brian Bailey:
From the Anchor Desk - 09.08
Stars finally in alignment for ECU athletics
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 09.08
It's official: Holland the chosen one
AP agrees: Holland the chosen one
Delayed start an unforgiving one for USM
Old skeptic Holtz goes positive

Bonesville Bytes: J.T. Press Conference (commercial free) - 09.08
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 09.08
Guests Steve Ballard, Dave Odom
WNCT: John Thompson Press Conference - 09.08
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 09.08
Guests Steve Ballard, Craig Curtis
WGHB: Press Box with Troy Dreyfus - 09.08
Guests Brian Bailey, Jim Gentry

From ecupirates.com
-Terry Holland Named East Carolina Athletics Director
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Howell Helps Lady Pirates Sweep Lady Aggies, 3-0
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Weekly Football Press Conference Luncheon

Holland named ECU’s AD
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU names Holland new AD
Fayetteville Observer

Holland joins ECU as athletics director
Greensboro News-Record

Holland the new AD at East Carolina
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ECU gets a big one for athletics chief
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Holland hire rates a 'Wow!'

Holland hired as ECU AD
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress

Former Virginia basketball coach and athletic director will become Pirates' AD
Richmond Times-Dispatch

ECU names Holland its new A.D.
Charlotte Observer

Holland named ECU athletic director
Wilmington Star-News

From the Washington Daily News
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Holland to be introduced as new Pirates' AD today
-Tackling is ECU's word of the week
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Rimpf named to Ravens' practice squad.-

ECU men shutout Longwood at home
The East Carolinian

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Pirates' Thompson is wary of Deacons' Barclay
-ECU selects Holland to be athletics director
-Deacons Job Seekers

From wakeforestsports.com
-Tuesday's Football Press Conference Quotes
-Football Game Notes -- Wake Forest at East Carolina

September 7, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt:
Bingo! Search mission accomplished - 09.07
-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 206 - 09.07
Clean-up hitter found
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 09.07
Storm-related tragedy slams Bowden family
Army AD Greenspan enlists with Hoosiers
C-USA standings, schedule
—  AP football poll

WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 09.07
Station reports imminent hiring of Terry Holland as ECU's AD
WGHB: Sportsline with Josh Spence & Allen Thomas - 09.07
Guests Dan Collins & Brian North
WNCT: Sports Verdict - 09.07
The Professor, the Kicker & Yankee Boy

Holland expected to take ECU job
Greenville Daily Reflector

Terry Holland to head ECU athletics
Raleigh News & Observer

Terry Holland, Respected Leader At The University Of Virginia And National Figure In Intercollegiate Athletics, Steps Down
Virginia.edu

Sources- Holland to be named AD at ECU
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress

From the Washington Daily News
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Copper- A star is born
-Roach gets first college touchdown
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Congratulations to T-Copp

Panthers defensive tackle Duckett quiets his doubts, and his doubters
Greensboro News-Record

From the Washington Daily News
-Sorting through the Pirates' muck
-Saturday can't get here soon enough for Pirates
-ECU's strong showing in the NFL

Copper expected to sign with Cowboys practice squad
DallasCowboys.com

College football blitz
Dallas Morning News

September 6, 2004
Labor Day

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt:
View from the East - 09.06
Program's swagger down but not out
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 09.06
Backup back bids for start after bulldozing Pirates
Last-second boot decides Aggie-Eagle Classic
Frances blows Pitt-USF game into December
C-USA standings, scoreboard & schedule

Associated Press college football poll
College football weekend: Stars and storylines

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Post Second Straight Shut Out
-ECU Men's Soccer Blanks Longwood, 2-0

ECU picks up two wins in soccer
Greenville Daily Reflector

Duckett survives Panthers' final cuts
New Bern Sun Journal

Harr-harr-harr! Harris, WVU kick Pirate booty
Morgantown (WV) Dominion Post

Harris, Mountaineers run down East Carolina
Martinsburg Journal

Mountaineers set to make a title run
Dallas Morning News

 

September 12, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Bulldogs rally past Gamecocks
-Yellow Jackets pull out 28-24 victory over Tigers
-Virginia pounds Carolina again
-Appalachian State thumps Eastern Kentucky 49-21
-College Football Roundup

Tar Heels defenseless, deflated and defeated
Greensboro News-Record

Bunting delivers post-game tirade to Tar Heels
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Heels hammered
-Duke falls 36 yards shy of victory
-ASU rolls past Eastern Kentucky
-Pack rested, ready
-Pack's offense has big appeal

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Fourth-quarter collapse leads to another Duke heartbreak
-Cavs extend mastery over Heels at home

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Tech stuns Tigers
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Last-second loss hits Tigers hard
-Clemson notebook
-Dawgs bag Gamecocks
-USC defense remains upbeat
-Paladins ace road test

September 11, 2004

Miami coach laments playing on Friday
St Petersburg Times

From the Columbia (SC) The State
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USC, Clemson to remember 9/11 heroes
-Governors make rivalry an extra value meal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-OK, enough job talk
-Top 3 storylines
-Buzz factor
-Tar Heels to-do list
-NCCU at Delaware St.
-Mars Hill at St. Aug's
-Duke at Connecticut
-Shaw vs. Ed. Waters
-Georgia at South Carolina

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Mountaineers will have lots of motivation today
-Huskies' passing game will challenge Blue Devils
-Heels will try to end lengthy losing streak on road against Cavs

From the Charlotte Observer
-Elevator: STEVE SPURRIER The old ball coach is the most popular man in Chapel Hill
-Collapsible goalposts work at Clemson
-A family tradition- Playing for UNC

From the Anderson Independent
-Gamecocks gunning for revenge- USC hopes to upset mighty SEC rival
-Clemson's passing game a big threat to Georgia Tech

From the Greenville (SC) News
-How so? Ah, so
-USC out to limit mistakes
-Georgia-USC game capsule
-Paladins take on Samford

WCU hopes to shut down Nicholls States option
Asheville Citizen Times

From the Fayetteville Observer
-College football predictions
-College football- Tar Heels seek rare victory at Virginia
-Crowe will remain as Fayetteville State's SID

Terriers tab Dorman's Rodgers as starting QB
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Heels see Virginia as telltale test
Greensboro News-Record

September 10, 2004

Overstreet Sidelined Indefinitely
wakeforestsports.com

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-ACC makes a bad choice
-For Bracy, adjustments have become commonplace

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wake Forest Notebook
-Opportunity knocks for ex-Demon player
-Appalachian State Notebook

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Upgrade of ACC yet to be proved
-UNC must slow down UVa
-AD wants Classic on A&T's home turf
-Wake honoring Rogers
-NHL owners reject players' proposal

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-USC moves ahead on new ballpark
-Holtz waiting for best foot to step forward

From the Anderson Independent
-Pinkins earns vote of confidence
-Bowden, Tigers keep football, priorities intact

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Gone with the win
-Tigers football notebook
-Double trouble for Dawgs
-Gamecocks football notebook

Recruiting- UNC gets football commitments from three
Fayetteville Observer

September 9, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons' 4-3 alignment put pressure on Tigers
-Deacons being slowed by injuries
-Tar Heels get a commitment
-College Update
-Lack of WSSU broadcast blamed on 'transition'
-WSSU says title is still a goal even with two early defeats
-NFL Preview- Panthers face a very tough challenge to repeat their run to the Super Bowl

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Tailgate party rules get review
-Receiver commits to Heels

From the Anderson Independent
-Linebackers tougher with help from backs
-Say what?
-Gailey says Death Valley 'like all the other places'

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Hawkins cooks up some tasty reading
-Sun shines again for Gamecocks
-Whitehurst showcases that special something
-Priorities in order for Bowden

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Clemson's secret weapon
-Quarterback shuffle
-'Pops' gives inspiration to Carolina

From the Greenville (SC) News
-All eyes on the Ball
-Tigers football notebook
-'Pops' ready to rock
-Gamecocks football notebook
-Paladins hit the road

From the Charlotte Observer
-Bobcats face big test with player
-2 key N.C. State home dates in limbo

September 8, 2004

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Mauk hasn't passed Randolph yet at QB
-Bunting turns around turnover problems

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Southern Conference Notebook
-Hurricane Frances has put The Citadel in a long preseason
-Bunting, Tar Heels get ready to hit road
-Tar Heels add two football commitments
-Sendek goes to old hometown to get Pack recruit

Tough win over Wake good experience for Tigers
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Bowden leans on seniors to help him through family tragedy
-Whitehurst passes an early-season test
-Phillips pursues new revenue for WestZone project
-USC Notebook- Holtz taking another look at kicking situation

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Emotions running high
-Ground game needs to progress
-Kicking woes worry Holtz
-Hoover relishes shot at Wofford starting lineup

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Barclay, Brown lead ACC weekly honors
-Virginia is a big game for UNC
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Pack lands recruit

From the Charlotte Observer
-Bunting wants fans in stands
-Clemson coach wants sharp focus
-Davidson releases basketball schedule
-Falcons, Panthers tops in ticket hikes

UNCW boosters show support for Bradley-Doppes
Wilmington Star-News

September 7, 2004

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC moves in on Friday
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Key Blue Devils banged up

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Nephew of Tigers coach killed
-GameDay crew headed to Columbia

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Tragedy strikes Bowden family
-Furr has smooth transition
-Old coach learns new tricks

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Tigers surprised by drop in AP poll
-Tigers' running game gets passing grade, barely
-Bulldogs are USC's barometer
-USC Report- Holtz laments too many kickers

From the Charlotte Observer
-Dukes working for it all at Duke
-Best cover man injured for Duke

From the Winston Salem Journal
-BREATHE- Roof says Blue Devils were too uptight in loss to Middies
-FREE AND EASY- Rams' modest receiver puts up big numbers
-WSSU Notebook

Leadfoot dad sees son's foot lift A&T
Greensboro News-Record

Tough win over Wake good experience for Tigers
Anderson Independent

Kyndraus Guy finally starts college career
Fayetteville Observer

September 6, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Young Deacs prove worthy
-UNC will keep McGill's injury under microscope
-Apps' problems snowballed in opening loss
-College-Football Roundup

Tar Heels’ defense is nothing to brag about
Wilmington Star-News

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Bowden relieved to be 1-0
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Prospects take a close look at Clemson on game day
-Attention turns to Bulldogs

From the Greenville (SC) News
-It's all good after the first week
-Holtz looking for a kicker -- again

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Late kick gives Aggies win
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Classic fans unfazed by security
-Pack won't be slack
-Heels lack focus on sacks

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Aggie-Eagle Classic- A win on a prayer
-This game is too big for one person to stop

 

September 12, 2004

Saturday Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

This Week's Football Scoreboard
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD
Saturday
Louisville 52, Army 21 1:00PM
Southern Miss 21, Nebraska 17 12:00PM ABC
Tulane 39, Florida A&M 19 6:00PM
Oklahoma 63, Houston 13 6:00PM
TCU 44, SMU 0 6:30PM
USF 21, Tennessee Tech 7 7:00PM
Memphis 52, Chattanooga 21 7:00PM
Wake Forest 31, East Carolina 17 7:00PM
Cincinnati 45, Miami OH 26 7:00PM

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-A rare shuckin'
-Almond can't help but feel good about win
-USM Sidelines

Worst Coast Scenario: Huskers fumble away game
Lincoln (NE) Journal-Star

Thanks, Huskers
Mobile Register

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Red air force sails over Black Knights
-LeFors knows sharing time is part of the job 
-Counting Army, Bush actually has three meals

From the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record
-Ross opens new chapter with loss
-Black Knights bits
-Ross needs time to fix Army football program
-WR Brown catches on with Army
-Louisville QBs double the trouble for Army

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Dantonio really wanted this win
-Bearcats steamroll RedHawks
-Miami's 3-year Bell run ended

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Four-gone conclusion- Williams ties TD mark as Tigers roll
-Calkins- Gripe about perfection, if you must
-Parrish- DeAngelo breaks loose
-University of Memphis Postgame

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-Horned Frogs get the jump on SMU
-TCU blessed with QBs, not controversy

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-BALANCING ACT
-Win against Rattlers not real test for Wave

Near miss for Herd
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Heartbreak for Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Knights no match for Mountaineers
-2 aspirins and some wins will cure O'Leary

From the Tampa Tribune
-Too Close For Comfort
-As The Offense Struggles, Defense Rises To Occasion

September 11, 2004

UH's Drexler To Be Inducted Into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame September 10-11
conferenceusa.com

From the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record
-Remembering fallen big part of Army opener
-Louisville QB overcomes hereditary hearing history

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-U of L's defense has Ross wowed
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Army linebacker  remembers day world changed 
-Matchups

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Almond on spot against Nebraska
-Officer serving in Iraq draws on USM experience

From the Lincoln (NE) Journal-Star
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New-look NU expects tougher test this week
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Southern Miss brings some beef
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QB Almond better than he showed last year

Today's key games- UH At Oklahoma
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Crisis for Tulane football turns out to be beneficial
-Scelfos together about love of game of football

Hayes putting his best foot forward as UAB placekicker
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Catching on
-Dozier re-commits to Tigers as two tour
-Georgia forward picks Memphis, again

UC, Miami raise teams' profiles
Cincinnati Post

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Bearcats, Miami toil for Bell
-Londot feels intensity ratcheted up for UC

From the Dallas Morning News
-Law firm to assist TCU
-SMU still looking to break through in rivalry with TCU

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Source- Coach paid athletes
-TCU will shoot for a first- six in a row against SMU
-TCU on record- It will live by the rules

From the Tampa Tribune
-`He's Been Blessed'
-Tennessee Tech at South Florida

Miners anxious to atone for opener at home
El Paso Times

Finally, O'Leary calls shots for UCF
Orlando Sentinel

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail
-UCF minds its P’s & Q’s
-Marshall-OSU game notes

September 10, 2004

Four C-USA Punters Named to Ray Guy Watch List
conferenceusa.com

C-USA Picks | Part 2
College Football News

C-USA PREVIEW
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Blast from the past for 3 coaches
-Come see the Tigers, DeAngelo and -- who is that mystery QB?
-Virginia center visits Tigers
-U of M-Chattanooga Notebook White returns to familiar role

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles guess right on 'new' Huskers
-Eagles adopt new scheduling philosophy

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU FOOTBALL NOTES
-Facing inquiry, TCU fires track coach

From the Hattiesburg American
-Giannini 'comfortable' at USM
-Almond eager to lead Eagles

U of L-Army game a big one for ex-Marine
Louisville Courier-Journal

Wife played major role in Ross' decision
Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record

Staying centered
Birmingham Post Herald

UC Seeks Win, Bell in Rivalry vs. Miami
UCBearcats.com

From the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record
-In retro-spect, Army embraces new uniforms
-Wife played major role in Ross' decision
-Knight in shining armor

Leavitt Names Starters At DE
Tampa Tribune

From the Dallas Morning News
-Mustangs to use nickel defense vs. TCU
-Growing pains- TCU's Patterson knows inexperienced defense may struggle

Season ticket sales booming
El Paso Times

Rivalry renewed
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Non BCS Victory: Trojans awaken to whip Mizzou
Mobile Register

September 9, 2004

USF Assists Community in Time of Need
conferenceusa.com

Sept. 11 a special opener for Army
Raleigh News & Observer

Petrino seeks more offensive firepower at Army
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Fresh face
-U of M-Chattanooga Notebook White returns to familiar role
-Five questions with Bill Lansden Tiger associate athletic director

Tulane coach wants better QB production
Baton Rouge Advocate

Williams eager to catch on
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-New-Braska
-Huskers, Bears not exactly best deal
-Eagles give Bower effort he was after

From the Hattiesburg American
-Huskers' coach Callahan lauds Eagles' defense
-Search includes Giannini
-'Embarrassed' Houston tries to bounce back this week

Bearcats breathe a sigh of relief
Cincinnati Enquirer

RB Merrill OK after auto accident
Dallas Morning News

Freshman Running Back To Miss Season Opener
Tampa Tribune

U of L schedule has fewer 'dark days of February'
Louisville Courier-Journal

Herd fans headed to Columbus for game
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

O'Leary says team must stick to basics
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP Game Day special report
El Paso Times

September 8, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Conference USA Football Notebook
-Volleyball Notebook
-Men's Soccer Notebook
-Women's Soccer Notebook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-New-look Tigers unit showed punishing form
-U of M-Chattanooga notes

Conference USA Notes
Ft Worth Star Telegram

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Tulane offense to take its time
-Cougars need octane

From the Houston Chronicle
-High-octane OU huge challenge for UH
-UH has little time to heal its wounds with OU next

Football Begins Preps for Oklahoma
uhcougars.com

Inside C-USA from the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
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UAB shows surprising strength
-Coley sticks up for suspect secondary
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The Standings
-Players of the Week
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Taking Stock

Coley brothers taking identical approach to football, classwork
Hattiesburg American

From southernmiss.com
-Football Continues Nebraska Preparations

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Head Coach Jeff Bower's Weekly Press Conference

From goarmysports.com
-Black Knights Open 115th Season Versus Conference USA Favorite Louisville
-Excerpt From Army Head Football Coach Bobby Ross' Weekly Press Conference

From the Louisville Courier Journal
-Ross, Petrino have opposite concerns
-University of Louisville Notebook

Army tabs career man interim AD
Hudson Valley (NY) Times-Herald Record

Gary Patterson Media Luncheon Quotes
gofrogs.com

Leaving Miami hard for Narduzzi
Cincinnati Enquirer

From Tampa Tribune
-Fisher Unsure About Tropics
-Leavitt Confident Saturday Won't Be A Wash

From the St Petersburg Times
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Got a minute- Santiago Gramatica
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Safety gets his kicks, but not always credit

SMU's Bennett wants TCU on the schedule after all
Dallas Morning News

Turnovers continue to plague Miners
El Paso Times

Player arrested for role in fight
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail
-MU defensive tackle arrested
-Sticking together- UCF shakes off hiatus, preps for WVU

September 7, 2004

Blazers ready to take on all comers
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers' effort pleases West
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Tigers notebook
-No Tiger fan will be hiding out after win

USM D-line healing just in time for Huskers
Mobile Register

Patience a virtue to new UC coach
Cincinnati Post

Petrino wants more production
Louisville Courier-Journal

TCU lineman Culp out 2-4 weeks
Dallas Morning News

Battles, Moffitt Excused From USF's Practice
Tampa Tribune

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail
-Herd’s loss part of MAC swoon
-With O’Leary, UCF a mystery

Time not a luxury for Herd
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF banking on attendance boost
-WVU finally gets a handle on UCF
-UCF copes in Wisconsin, looks to West Virginia

Mountaineers look to spread success
St Petersburg Times

September 6, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Weekend Football Roundup
-USF-Pittsburgh Football Game Postponed to December 3-4 Weekend

This Week's Football Scoreboard
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD
Thursday  
TCU 48, Northwestern 45 2OT 9:30PM
Saturday  
Ohio St 27, Cincinnati 6 Noon    ppv
Memphis 20, Mississippi 13 4:00PM
Mississippi St 28, Tulane 7 6:00PM espn
UAB 56, Baylor 14 6:00PM
West Virginia 56, East Carolina 23 6:00PM
Sunday  
Louisville 28, Kentucky 0 3:30PM espn
Rice 10, Houston 7 7:00PM
Monday  
Pittsburgh at USF ppd weather

Looking ahead- Conference USA
Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice tops UH 10-7 in crosstown matchup
-Tough defense can't carry UH's offense
-Houston-Rice Summary

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Smothered and covered -Cards manhandle Cats, win for fifth time in last six meetings
-Gap between Cards and Cats is now a chasm
-First action comes early for Brohm
-Cards' 'D' gets its groove back

Cardinals make mockery of Cats
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

No Tiger fan will be hiding out after win
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Green Wave falters in all phases of game
New Orleans Times-Picayune

TCU Football Notes
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Tressel has always been a fan of in-state matchups
Cincinnati Post

Dantonio wants to ring Victory Bell
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bullets finally out, Bull's back on field
St Petersburg Times

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Boley inspired by presence of older brother
-This week for Southern Miss

SMU coach denies postgame push
Dallas Morning News

How much more havoc to be wreaked on Herd?
Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail

Herd searching for answers
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

UCF copes in Wisconsin, looks to West Virginia
Orlando Sentinel