LSU Football News: March 2005
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Thursday, March 31, 2005
The Advocate Vincent says he never considered transferring
LSU Reveille Football team back to practice
Hog Wired Arkansas Spring Football Preview Series - Part 4
Florida Alligator Herbstreit: Florida a national championship contender
The Tennessean Vols football notebook: Schaeffer returns to field planning to become starter
Florida Today Meyer: Time to toughen up
Gator Country One on One with Florida receiver coach Billy Gonzales
Ole Miss Sports Orgeron Pleased with the Play of Sanford and Bowers at Wednesday's Practice
Macon Telegraph Georgia notebook: Jones at center of attention while Tanner sits
The State, SC Gravity of situation hits South Carolina's Newton
Arizona Republic Dismissals could lower Arizona State's APR and cost scholarships
Associated Press NCAA president Myles Brand defends NCAA academic reforms
Rocky Mountain News IRS probing Barnett's summer football camps
College Football News Which position battles are the biggest of the 2005 spring practices? - Part Two
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 6 to 10
USA Today Madness stems from a slew of arrests of college football players
Associated Press Devery Henderson hoping to show LSU sent another gifted receiver to NFL
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
The Advocate LSU back at football practice
LSU Sports Tigers Return to Work After 10-Day Layoff
Hog Wired Arkansas Spring Football Preview Series - Part 3
Dawgs Bite Defense Receives a Thumbs Up From Croom
Miss. State Athletics ESPN2 To Telecast Bulldog Spring Football Finale, Apr. 09 ESPN2 at 1 p.m. CDT
Tennessee Sports Fulmer Working to Improve All Three Levels of Depth Chart
Associated Press 2 offensive linemen kicked off Sun Devils team following arrest
CBS SportsLine Fatal shooting casts shadow over Valley of the Sun
Charleston Daily Mail Georgia's VanGorder throws name in Marshall head coaching hat
UK Athletics Kentucky Holds First Spring Football Practice
UK Athletics Kentucky Spring Football Notebook: Practice Begins Wednesday
USA Today Barnett moving forward at Colorado
Associated Press Senator wants Texas schools out of BCS (related: Houston Chronicle & Inside Texas)
College Football News Which position battles are the biggest of the 2005 spring practices? - Part One
Tuesday, March 29, 2005
The Advocate Football team back at LSU
Lombardi Award Whitworth Named to Lombardi Award Watch List
Dawgs Bite Mississippi State Monday Spring Practice Report
Associated Press Ole Miss QB Robert Lane out with shoulder injury
Ole Miss Sports Rebels Return To Practice Fields On Monday
Hog Wired Arkansas Spring Football Preview Series - Part 2
Hawgs Illustrated Hogs Pinned In For Practice
Hawgs Illustrated Quarterback Battle Begins
Gainesville Sun Suspended Gators LB Taurean Charles booted off team
Gator Country Florida Co-Defensive Coordinator Coach Mattison Q and A
Gator Country Meyer Wants To Get Gavin Dickey On The Field Somewhere
Associated Press Brooks: Entering spring, Woodson looks like Kentucky's starting QB
Associated Press Arizona State practices after slaying
Associated Press US Supreme Court Says Title IX Protects Accusers
College Football News Tuesday Question: What's your favorite college football ending of all-time?
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 11 to 20 (LSU # 11 & 15)
Tiger Rag Tiger Rag Exclusive Q&A: Rohan Davey
Monday, March 28, 2005
CBS SportsLine LSU report: Inside slant (also see Strategy, personnel & Notes, quotes)
Sporting News Spring roles: No shortage of questions
Hog Wired Arkansas Spring Football Preview Series - Part 1
Hawgs Illustrated Spring Drills Kick Off Today for Arkansas
Hawgs Illustrated Herring: ‘The Bar Has Been Raised’
Gator Country Mid-Spring Football Practice Observations
Florida Today Leak is adapting to offense
The Tennessean Early departures for NFL won't help Vandy go forward
ESPN Hawaii hires Glanville as defensive coordinator
Associated Press Southern Cal cornerback Wright booked on sex assault charges
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 21 to 30 (LSU No. 25)
Sports Illustrated Miami's Saban will face new challenges as head coach
Sunday, March 27, 2005
Devils Digest Shots Fired, Opportunity Blown
Arkansas Democrat Spring football provides its own madness
The State, SC Spurrier has changed the culture of USC’s football program
Bama Mag Springs Stats Tell a Story
Palm Beach Post Meyer shows what's to come
Orlando Sentinel Gators' new football coach is determined to toughen up his players
Vanderbilt Sports Commodore Defense Sparkles in Black & Gold Scrimmage
Arizona Republic Shooting casts shadow on ASU athletics' future
Dawg Post Georgia Looks to Defensive Tackles
Saturday, March 26, 2005
Associated Press Arizona State running back Loren Wade arrested in ex-player's death
Gainesville Sun Florida Spring Practice Wrap-up for Saturday, March 26
Associated Press Under the visor: Steve Spurrier era begins
Mobile Register Look for 7-4 mark for Bama
Montgomery Advertiser Auburn finishes spring, but questions still remain
Gator Country Leak's Progress Has Meyer, Mullen Happy
Gainesville Sun Leak is ready for test
Vanderbilt Sports Commodore Black & Gold Scrimmage Saturday
Macon Telegraph Georgia notebook: Defensive control in scrimmage not surprising to Richt
Friday, March 25, 2005
Ole Miss Sports Oregeron Pleased With Defense In Friday Scrimmage
CBS SportsLine That's right, Joe Pa's back for another season
D.C. Military After Coach of Year Award, Navy's Paul Johnson looks ahead to next season
The State, SC Walk-on quarterback Nichols runs South Carolina's first-team offense
Associated Press Alabama sues noted football artist over trademark violations
College Football News This week's Ask College Football News
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 31 to 40
Thursday, March 24, 2005
Associated Press Auburn wraps up spring, a long way from 13-0
Vandy Mania Cutler's role to be limited in Spring Game
Dawgs Bite Mississippi State Wednesday Spring Practice Report
Mobile Register Unpromising spring ends for Auburn
Auburn Tigers Auburn Football Wraps Up Spring Practice With Wednesday Scrimmage
South Carolina Sports South Carolina Spring Football Practice Report
Macon Telegraph Georgia loses three reserve football players
Tallahassee Democrat ACC wants NCAA to alter its Academic Progress Rate policy
Associated Press Virginia Tech's Marcus Vick addresses past, looks to future
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 41 to 50
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
Opelousas Daily World Dunbar comes home, happy to come back where it all began
Vanderbilt Sports Second Week of Spring Practice Starts with 55-Play Scrimmage Session
Columbus Ledger Coach Tuberville shares game thoughts
Bama Mag Guillon Will Press On
Miss. State Sports Bulldog Defense Again Draws Croom's Praise
Clarion Ledger Offensive lineman Davis leaves Mississippi State
ASU Web Devil Spring gives ASU coach Dirk Koetter lots of looks
CBS SportsLine Heisman Watch: Taking a very fast look ahead
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 51 to 60
ESPN Saban open to Williams rejoining team (related: Contingency plan)
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Associated Press Opportunities abound for a talented Iowa team
Associated Press Former Ole Miss assistant coach Joe Cullen seeks damages
Birmingham News Shula: Tide better but has long way to go
Decatur Daily Alabama linebackers improve; offensive line needs work
Dawg Post Miller picking up steam
Devils Digest A Spring in Their Step
Shreveport Times Booty gets his shot with Southern Cal
College Football News Tuesday Question: What should the new BCS formula be?
New Orleans Football Louisiana Prospects: Analysis from NFL Draft Scout
Monday, March 21, 2005
Auburn Tigers Insider Young Safety Enjoys Getting Physical
Devils Digest Arizona State 2005 Spring Preview
Auburn Tigers Insider Cox Looking To Improve in Several Areas
Sporting News Inside Dish: Georgia considering moving Ware to fullback
College Football News How college football should determine a champion
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 61 to 70
Sunday, March 20, 2005
The State, SC Circumstances for Dietzel’s and Spurrier’s arrivals are eerily similar.
Hawgs Illustrated Harrison Wants to Make Interior Impression, Stoltz Cleared
Clarion Ledger Athletic director says Ole Miss's Joe Cullen has been reassigned, not fired
Roll Tide Guillon Leads White Team Past Crimson at A-Day, 20-18
Bama Mag Bama Improved
Auburn Tigers Insider Gibbs Sees Room For Improvement
Gator Country Day Three Urban Renewal: Ratchet Up Intensity
Gator Bait Pads come on and practice gets physical
Gamecock Insider South Carolina Begins Spring Football Practice
Vanderbilt Sports Johnson Pleased With Defensive Intensity, Overall Effort
Saturday, March 19, 2005
Associated Press Cox shines in Auburn spring game
Associated Press Meyer's offense gets first spring test
Associated Press Coach Spurrier hits South Carolina practice field
Montgomery Advertiser Bama backups in spotlight at A-Day
Huntsville Times QBs - all of 'em - in Bama spotlight
Gator Country Meyer Offers More Insight To Offensive Scheme
Gator Bait Meyer anxious for pads work
Auburn Tigers Insider Linebacker Glad He's Playing and Not Watching
Associated Press Gailey back at practice after heart attack
Miami Herald Williams claims he's not smoking marijuana, talks to Saban finally
Friday, March 18, 2005
The Advocate Tigers scrimmage in chilly conditions
LSU Sports Miles Puts Tigers Through First Spring Scrimmage
Associated Press Spurrier wants fun for South Carolina
Birmingham News Auburn to keep things simple
Bama Mag Spring Practice Draws to a Close
Crimson White A-Day game to show Tide's progress despite injuries
Gator Country Spring Day One: UF's Urban Renewal Project
Gator Bait Meyer pleased to get spring started
College Football News This week's Ask College Football News
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 71 to 80
Providence Journal Belichick loses his best scout - Saban
Thursday, March 17, 2005
Associated Press Spurrier cleaning up South Carolina
Bama Mag A-Day Will Be Scrimmage
Auburn Tigers Insider Nasty Weather Doesn't Slow Football Tigers
Vanderbilt Sports Johnson Pleased with Commodores' First Spring Practice
ESPN Maisel E-mail: Backfields in motion
ESPN Texas tailback Selvin Young preparing for fresh start
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Endings: 1970 - present No. 81 to 90
Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Tiger Weekly Tigers begin first spring practice under Miles
Tiger Weekly Ready, set, Geaux Mag!
CBS SportsLine College Football Notebook: UK's Brooks trying to do the seemingly undoable
South Carolina Sports Garnet and Black Spring Game to be Televised on ESPN2/ESPNU
Associated Press Gamecock football player arrested
Clarion Ledger Ole Miss coach pleads not guilty, job status still unclear
Gator Bait Gator Spring Football Guide: Defense
Auburn Tigers Insider Smith, Tigers On Display During Busy A-Day Weekend
Tallahassee Democrat Meyer to get a good look at Gators
Florida Today Smith to Leak: Get ready to work
College Football News 100 Greatest College Football Finishes: 1970 - present No. 91 to 100
Chicago Daily Herald Criticism hits hard for NCAA President Brand; ESPN Town Hall to air at 6 p.m. CST
Tuesday, March 15, 2005
The Advocate LSU players happy with 'calmer' spring
Times Picayune Climate changes under Miles' watch
LSU Sports Tigers Practice in Pads for First Time
Gator Bait Gator Spring Football Guide: Offense
Associated Press Volunteers look for starting quarterback in spring drills
Gainesville Sun Meyer's way impresses those around him
Nashville City Paper Vanderbilt springs into action
The Tennessean Vandy planning mix of old, new on football field
NCAA Sports NCAA, ESPNU Reach Agreement
NCAA / Myles Brand Changing NCAA rules was right thing to do
Monday, March 14, 2005
Bogalusa Daily News Spring is in the air
LSU Reveille Tigers have first spring practice
College Football News Hoops and Helmets for 2004/2005
Sporting News Inside Dish: Assistants' salaries continue to rise
UT Sports Fulmer Press Conference Quotes
Georgia Bulldogs Russ Tanner Named To Rimington Trophy Watch List
Auburn Tigers Insider Injured Linebacker Travis Williams Coaching This Spring
St. Petersburg Times The Meyers hit Gainesville running
The Tennessean Tennessee's backup center hurts left knee
Associated Press Georgia Tech's Chan Gailey recovering from heart attack
Sporting News How do you spell APR? C-h-e-a-t
NCAA News APR signals need for change within Division I programs
Sunday, March 13, 2005
The Advocate LSU getting ready to hit; Tigers enjoy 2nd practice with Miles
LSU Sports Football Coaches Clinic Set for March 31 to April 2
Gainesville Sun Right attitude greets new Florida coach
Macon Telegraph Getting their worth?: Assistant coaches seeing big bucks and feeling big pressure
Roll Tide Alabama Football Holds Third Scrimmage of Spring Season
Auburn Tigers Auburn Football Scrimmage Report
Gator Country Chillin' With Channing-Setting The Record Straight
Saturday, March 12, 2005
Times Picayune Quarterbacks gain Miles' first-day focus
The Advocate Miles pleased with opening of spring practice
LSU Sports Miles Puts Tigers Through First Practice
Bama Mag Tide Offense Finds Light
Ole Miss Sports Orgeron Pleased With Quarterback Play In First Spring Scrimmage
UT Sports Vols' Third Practice Runs Smoothly
Associated Press NCAA says lesson in Neuheisel case: Tell the truth
Bama Mag Short Work Sets Up Scrimmage
Ole Miss Sports Rebels Put On Pads In Third Spring Practice Session
UT Sports Vols Fight Elements During Day Two Workout
Pac-10 Sports Pac-10 Approves Experimental Use of Instant Replay for 2005
Friday, March 11, 2005
The Advocate Spring football practice starts today; Miles wants Tigers ready
Times Picayune LSU will look familiar on offense, but defense will undergo a few changes
Shreveport Times Russell begins work with new staff
ESPN Georgia's Chandler forced to adjust college dream
Bama Mag Croyle Status Quo
Inside Tennessee Spring Practice '05 - Day One
College Football News This week's Ask College Football News
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: Independent team's top storylines
Associated Press Notre Dame's Cutcliffe has heart surgery
Tampa Tribune Mike Williams impresses Tampa Bay representatives including Michael Clayton
Thursday, March 10, 2005
LSU Sports Tigers Begin Spring Drills Friday
Birmingham Post-Herald Instant replay in SEC falls too short
Associated Press Another Ole Miss assistant arrested on alcohol-related charge
Football Foundation Jim Taylor on College Football Hall of Fame Division I-A ballot
Bama Mag Spring Philosophy
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The Mountain West's top storylines
Rocky Mountain News Colorado melodrama won't end until Barnett exits
Associated Press Glenn Davis, Heisman Trophy-winning halfback, dead at 80
Times Picayune LSU's Daniels getting up to speed for scouts
Wednesday, March 09, 2005
The Advocate Spring drills pose questions for LSU, Miles
Sports Illustrated Ten questions as spring practices get under way
ESPN Tuberville replacing best backfield 'in the last 50 years'
Associated Press Marshall's Pruett will retire: 'It's just about time'
NCAA News Instant replay proposals due June 1
Decatur Daily Cox leading the offense for Auburn
Bama Mag Spring Practice Continues for the Tide Football Team
Dawgs' Bite Mississippi State Tuesday Spring Practice Report
The Tennessean Vols prepare for big season
College Football News Spring Preview: ACC Coaches (also see: Big XII | Pac 10 | Sun Belt | WAC)
Associated Press Head of Colorado panel wants Barnett fired
Tuesday, March 08, 2005
Memphis Tigers Preseason All-American 2nd Team: Landry, Whitworth, Wroten
College Football News Spring Preview: SEC Coaches (also see: Big East | Big Ten | CUSA | MAC | MWest)
Nashville City Paper Slive talks SEC replay
UT Sports Spring Practice Begins Thursday For Vols
Gator Zone Coach Meyer Pre-Spring Football Press Conference
Gainesville Sun Urban Meyer's pre-spring report
Ole Miss Sports Rebels Kick Off Spring Practice
Associated Press Speed dominates Orgeron's first practice at Ole Miss
Associated Press Croom punishes some players by taking their jersey numbers
Seattle Post Intelligencer 'I feel fully vindicated' says former UW football coach (related: Neuheisel Q & A)
Monday, March 07, 2005
Sporting News Inside Dish: Jimbo Fisher might be college football's next Norm Chow
Tennessee Sports 2005 Tennessee Football Spring Outlook
Clarion Ledger Lots of questions surround Mississippi State Bulldogs
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The Big East's top storylines
Associated Press Neuheisel settles with NCAA, Washington for $4.7 million
College Football News 2005 NFL Draft: CFN Mock Draft No. 3
Sunday, March 06, 2005
The Advocate Miles set for look at Tigers, Spring practice starts Friday
Shreveport Times LSU coach Les Miles ready for some football
Shreveport Times SEC brass excited about replay for football
Ole Miss Sports Orgeron Begins First Spring Practice At Ole Miss On Monday
Clarion Ledger The rising cost of good help
Decatur Daily Offense has its struggles in Auburn scrimmage
NW Arkansas News Razorbacks Football Report
Macon Telegraph Shockley is focus of first-day attention for Georgia
St. Petersburg Times Background checks vary; schools fear surprises
Florida Today Zook, Foley still far apart
Florida Sun-Sentinel The NCAA strikes (out) again
Pittsburgh Tribune APR doesn’t take everything into account
Saturday, March 05, 2005
Bama Mag First Alabama Scrimmage Good for Defense
Associated Press 'Bama's Shula praises QB Guillon
Associated Press Auburn QBs get mediocre grades in first scrimmage
Rocky Mountain News For Barnett, bottom line at moment is dotted line
Mobile Register Auburn may wish they had Petrino
Macon Telegraph Bulldogs embark on a spring of transition
Bama Mag Alabama Squad Gets Scrimmage Ready
Inside Carolina North Carolina’s wide receivers adjusting to change
Philadelphia Inquirer NCAA overhaul raising questions
Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial | NCAA Eligibility Rules
Friday, March 04, 2005
Associated Press Shockley era at Georgia begins with spring practice
Clarion Ledger SEC agrees on instant replay for football
Auburn Tigers Insider Tuberville Excited About Instant Replay Experiment
Roll Tide Tide Football Holds Sloppy Workout on Thursday
The State, SC Declining roster jolt to Spurrier
Associated Press Gundy brings new attitude, ideas to Oklahoma State
CBS SportsLine Wannstedt brings true Steel City feel to alma mater
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The ACC's top storylines
College Football News This week's Ask College Football News
USA Today Oklahoma to investigate athletes' backgrounds
Times Picayune Don we not our 'Gay' apparel (related: Video - Jersey flap cleared up)
Thursday, March 03, 2005
LSU Sports Five Former Tigers Headed for NFL Europe
LSU Reveille Drugs and Sports
Associated Press SEC implements instant replay for 2005 season
ESPN ESPNU: Just the facts
Sports Illustrated ABCs of APR: Academic Progress Rate here to stay
Georgia Bulldogs Bulldogs Getting Ready For Spring Practice
Auburn Tigers Insider Auburn Tailback Tre Smith Looking To Bounce Back In 2005
Gamecock Insider Notes and quotes from South Carolina football
The State, SC Dealing with the consequences, Star-coddling not Spurrier’s style
Associated Press Two South Carolina players have been suspended indefinitely
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The Big XII's top storylines
Philadelphia Inquirer NCAA reform efforts fatally flawed
Wednesday, March 02, 2005
CBS SportsLine Pre-spring College Football Top 25, LSU No. 5
Gainesville Sun SEC athletic directors recommend use of instant replay
The State, SC Steve Spurrier: The first 100 days
The State, SC South Carolina dismisses Summers; sources cite drug violation
Decatur Daily Surgery ends spring drills for Alabama's Darby
College Football News Spring Preview 2005: The MAC's top storylines
Associated Press NCAA's plan encourages academics
San Francisco Chronicle Love of football, not money, inspires Stanford's Walt Harris
Seattle Times Testimony ends in Neuheisel case
Seattle Post-Intelligencer NCAA official says they ambushed Rick Neuheisel with gambling allegations
Tuesday, March 01, 2005
LSU Sports Tigers Begin Spring Drills March 11, Spring Scrimmage set for April 16
The Advocate New NCAA academic guidelines could be costly
Shreveport Times LSU doesn't fare well in NCAA academic progress report
Times Picayune Academic statistics cheering to Wave; LSU, UNO not quite up to par with scores
Associated Press Two South Carolina players ask for speedy trial
Sports Illustrated Arkansas QB-turned-WR is destined to succeed in NFL
Shreveport Times Local schools' APR results are mixed
LSU Reveille NCAA adopts athletics scholarship policy
CBS SportsLine NCAA's new scarlet letters are APR
Associated Press Some Schools Upset with NCAA Report Card (new link)
Associated Press Jury uncovers "slush fund" at Colorado football program