August 29, 2007
By Phil Steele
These are some noteworthy changes to the Projected Starting Lineups that have taken place since the scorebook went to press which was AFTER all spring practices were complete:
AKRON - Lettermen lost include: WR David Harvey, WR Johnny Long, WR Jermaine Lindsay, C Jim Holley and Garrett Brewster.
ALABAMA - Backup QB Jimmy Barnes - Transferred to Weber St, RB Jamar Taylor - transferred to USF, DB Andy Davis transferred to Samford.
ARIZONA ST - Additions: DE Paul ‘Unga. CB Chad Green (auto accident) out ‘07.
ARKANSAS - WR Andrew Norman will transfer.
ARKANSAS ST - WR Patrick Higgins - Dismissed from team.
AUBURN - LB Patrick Trahan - Ineligible. Backup DT Greg Smith - Ineligible.
BOSTON COLLEGE ? LB Brian Tool will RS (shoulder).
BYU - QB Cade Cooper - Transfer. WR Nate Hutchinson, DL Kyle Luekenga, OL Jeff Rhea and DB Chris Warner - Out for the year. SS Dustin Gabriel - potentially career ending foot surgery.
CINCINNATI - RB Mister Simpson - inel. WR Derrick Stewart- acad inel. DE Trevor Anderson - Transfer.
CLEMSON - FS Brandon Croley - Transferred to NC A&T.
CONNECTICUT - SS Dahna Deieston reinstated. WR Brandon McLean - Dismissed. LG Andrew Presnell - Quit. CB Darren McKhan - Transfer. CB James Nixon - Academics will transfer. RB Luke Cox - Transferred to Georgia Tech.
EAST CAROLINA - DL Wendell Chavis - Out for season (susp).
FLORIDA - OL Ronnie Wilson - Susp’d for ‘07.
FLORIDA ST - LB Jamar Jackson - out for season. C John Frady - status unknown. LB Joe Thaxton and TE DJ Norris are med disqualified. OG Matt Hardrick dismissed. Additions: S Kenny Ingram (PS#19 ‘04).
FRESNO ST - OT James Meeks left. DE Chris Meeks susp.
GEORGIA - CB Paul Oliver - Ineligible (drafted by San Diego in 4th RD of Supplemental draft).
GEORGIA TECH - FB Trevor Bray - Out for the year (inj). QB Steven Threet - Has left the program. Additions: FB Luke Cox (UConn).
HAWAII - KR Jason Ferguson - Retired from football (inj).
HOUSTON - C Naseri Eteuini - Quit. TE Brian Boehm - Quit. OLB Stephen James - Torn ACL (out season). Additions: QB Al Pena. IDAHO - DT Alex Toailoa, CB Terrence McCoy, WR Tariq Ikharo and WR Tracey Ford have left the team.
INDIANA - TE Ty Harangody - Quit playing football (inj).
IOWA - RB Shonn Green and FS Marcus Wilson left team. CB Amari Spievey - dismissed.
KANSAS - Additions: LB Chea Peterman, OL Jason Hind.
KENT - Additions: LB Cobrani Mixon (Michigan).
KENTUCKY - DL DJ Stafford - DNQ.
LOUISVILLE - DE Jonathan Holston, CB Lamar Alston and LB Tyler Wimsatt - Dismissed from team. Additions: OL Abdul Kuyateh (Reedly CC), Charles Millenbah (Grossmont CC).
LSU - WR DeAngelo Benton - Enrolled at Hargrave. RB Alley Broussard - Quit. DB Delvin Breaux - Not medically cleared to practice (neck inj). OL Steven Singleton will transfer.
MARSHALL - P Marty Biagi - out until at least October (Torn ACL). DE Albert McClennan tore ACL.
MARYLAND - LT Jared Gaither - Acad Inel (#5DC Supplemental draft).
MEMPHIS - Billy Barefield - Transferring to Northwestern Oklahoma St (NAIA). CB Rod Smith (neck) likely out season.
MIAMI, FL - LB Glenn Cook is expected to miss 3-4 gm (foot).
MIAMI, OH - None.
MICHIGAN - LB Cobrani Mixon - Transferred to Kent St. DL James McKinney - career over (medical reasons). OL Justin Schifano - left team.
MICHIGAN ST - DT Bobby Jones - Transferred to Nebraska-Omaha. OL Tom Kaczmarek - Retired (knee). OL Jason Diehl - Out year (knee). OL Arthur Ray - Out year. Additions: DL Michael Jordan.
MINNESOTA - DT Serge Elizee - Transferred to SMU. RB EJ Jones - Kicked off the team. DE Alex Daniels - Kicked off the team. CB Dominic Jones - Kicked off the team. RB Terrence Sherrer - transferred. CB Keith Massey - Kicked off the team.
MISSISSIPPI - Additions: P Bryan Powers.
NEBRASKA - CB Corey Young - Left the team. NT Craig Roark Released from scholarship.
NEVADA - C Dominic Green will miss first 2 w/broken foot.
NEW MEXICO - DE Luke Higgins - Left the team. WR Mike Vandenberg - Left the team. CB Jerrell Miller - Academically Ineligible. OL Matt Stredid - Academically Ineligible. FB CJ Oakley - Transferring to NM Military Institute (Fall Semester). Additions: OT Ivan Hernandez.
NEW MEXICO ST - WR AJ Harris susp indef.
N CAROLINA - DE Nick Starcevic and S Bryon Dixon career ending inj’s.
NC STATE - TE Anthony Hill - Out Year. LB Avery Vogt - Transferred. OG Gerard Miller - Transferred.
N TEXAS - SS Roy Lorne no longer w/team LT Josh Alexander gave up football (inj’s).
NOTRE DAME - QB Zach Frazier - Transferring to Conn. WR Darrin Bragg - left team.
OHIO ST - DB Brandon Underwood - Released from scholarship. DE Walter Dublin -Transferred. DT Juan Garnier - Left team. DE Ryan Williams - Transferred.
OREGON - Dexter Manley II - Transferring.
OREGON ST - P Kyle Loomis - Quit the team. LB Eric Moala Liava’a - RS (due to inj). WR - Reggie Dunn - going to JC. P Jon Strowbridge - Ineligible. WLB Danzel Isaac - Ineligible. CB Coye Francies - Dismissed.
PENN ST - S Spencer Ridenhour - transferred to UMass.
PITTSBURGH - WR Derek Kinder - Tore ACL will miss season. OL Kevin Hughes - Left Team (Academics). DT Derrell Jones - Transferred.
PURDUE - LT Jason Kacinko - Transferred to Pittsburgh. FS Brandon Blackmon - Transferred. RB Dray Mason - acad inel. LB Brian Ellis - DNQ. RICE - None.
RUTGERS - OL Dave McClain trans. TE Jeff Minemyer out season (med) and DL Chris Dirksz trans. CB Anthony Miller - Left the Team. CB Dimitri Linton - Retired from football.
SAN DIEGO ST - QB Kevin Craft - trans to Mt San Antonio. OG Whitley Fehoko - left team.
SMU - QB Corey Slater - Left the team. MLB Reggie Carrington - Left the team. Additions: DT Serge Elizee (Minnesota), DB DeMikel Shankle.
SOUTH CAROLINA - WR Michael Bowman - Not accepted, enrolled at East Carolina. DB Antonio Allen - DNQ. RB Eric Baker - DNQ. DB Arkee Smith - not accepted.
S MISSISSIPPI - WR Rodney Gray - Dismissed from the team. Additions: DE Matthew Chatelain. WR Rashod Henry DNQ. WR Rodney Gray was dismissed.
STANFORD - TE Matt Traverso - Not returning.
SYRACUSE - RB Delone Carter (hip) out season. FB Breyone Evans - and WR Jeremy Horne both transferred to Massachusetts. TE Tom Ferron - Quit team. TCU - RB Detrick James - kicked off team.
TEMPLE - LG Sean Satchell and Dave Chiavacci are lettermen lost.
TENNESSEE - WR Slick Shelley - Transferred to Tulsa. DB DaShaun Barnes - Left team. DE Rae Sykes - expected to enroll at Coffeyville CC. DL Cory Hall - will attend Northwestern Miss JC. OL Cameron Mayo - Medical Hardship. DL Rolando Melancon - enrolled at JC.
TEXAS - S Robert Joseph - Transferring.
TOLEDO - FS Jeff Green and Tamawi McGhee are aced inel. FS Monk Jackson and SLB David Fatula have left team.
TULSA - DE Anthony Egbuniwe - Transferred to Georgia Tech.
UAB - SLB Kris Guyton, SLB Jeff Williams, NT Todd Howanitz, WR Courtney Smith and DT Cortlin Johnson - No longer on team. DT Antonio Forbes - DNQ.
UCF - LB Troy Kelly, DT Patrick Hanse, LB Josh Linam, DE Jason Pierre-Paul and DB Darnell Williams - Not on roster.
UCLA - KR Jeremy McGee - Transferred to Ole Miss. RB Derrick Williams - quit football (health). TE Ryan Moya - Due to injury will RS. RB Raymond Carter (tore ACL) will RS.
ULM - WR JJ McCoy and LT Joseph Joseph are retiring for med reasons.
USC - DE Chris Barrett - Ineligible for ‘07. RB Michael Coleman - Transferred. Additions: FB Jody Adewale - decided to return for final yr.
USF - RB Ricky Ponton - Transfer. K Mike Benzer- No longer with team. SLB LaBrandon Glover- Transfer. FS Danny Verpaele- Academically Ineligible for ‘07. WR Amp Hill - Will Transfer. RB Josh Bellamy, DE Claude Davis, OT Lawrence McCoy, LB Calvin Sutton and TE Kevenski McGee - All academically Ineligible. Additions: RB Jamar Taylor (Alabama).
UTAH - OT Jason Boone - torn ACL.
UTEP - SLB Emeri Spence - Dismissed from the team.
VANDERBILT - DE Quavian Lewis - Will not return. DB Marquez Hall - Will not return. WR Steven Goulet - Will not return. Additions: TE Brandon Barden (Virginia Tech).
VIRGINIA - K Noah Greenbaum - Not expected to return for senior season. WR Kevin Ogletree DB Mike Brown - Will miss season. WR/DB Chase Minnifield will miss season.
VIRGINIA TECH - True Frosh TE Brandon Barden - Transferred to Vanderbilt. RB Elan Lewis will miss season. RB George Bell - Transferred to Catawba College. LB Quillie Odom - Hargrave Military Academy. RB DJ Thomas - Will attend Hargrave Military Academy. RB Kendrick Pressley - Will attend Hargrave Military Academy.
WAKE FOREST - LB Eric Berry - Academically Ineligible.
WASHINGTON - DL Emeka Iweka - Acad Ineligible.
WASHINGTON ST - RB Derrell Hutsona - Left (acad). SS DeWayne Patterson - Left team. OG Andy Roof - Susp’d for season. OT Derek Hunter - Transferring. DT Bryan Tarkington - Left team (acad). C Peter Hill (quit ball due to knee inj). DE Oga Faumui and MLB Wyman Alexander DNQ.
W MICHIGAN - WR Chris Maragos - Left team to walk on at Wisconsin. TE Matt Stevens (ACL) out until Oct. TE Ben Hundermon - left team.
WEST VIRGINIA - Additions: LG John Hafferty - Kansas St.
WISCONSIN - WR Jarvis Minton - Won’t return. TB John Clay - Acad Ineligible. Additions: WR Chris Maragos (W Michigan).
WYOMING - K Aric Goodman -Transferred to Colorado. Backup WR Darion Donnelly - academics.