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Kind of out of nowhere, my wife asked me a couple of weeks ago if I missed football.
Some of that thirst for football was slated April 10 when I attended Coastal Carolina’s spring game in Conway, SC, just outside of Myrtle Beach. Under bright sun and pleasant temperatures, a nice crowd turned out for festivities that – in addition to football – included a home game for the Chanticleer’s nationally ranked baseball team and an attempt at creating a record-sized
There’s been news around the Southern Conference involving quarterbacks, not all of it good.
Miguel Starks, one of three quarterbacks who made an impression calling signals last fall for The Citadel, has been charged in a robbery in Charleston that allegedly occurred over the weekend. Starks generated 327 yards of total offense and five touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 38-28 upset of Furman in 2009. He rushed for 408 yards and five touchdowns and threw for 435 yards and two more scores.
The big news of the week around the Southern and Big South Conferences, of course, has been the results of Signing Day 2010. All 16 schools have signed a new set of players intended to fill gaps on the squad and provide depth. Here are a couple of quick thoughts about the signing day results.
From a quantity standpoint, the number of players signed covered a fairly wide range. The lists go from 12 players at VMI and 14 at both Elon and Furman to 26 at Samford and 24 at The Citadel.