August 29, 2007
By Phil Steele
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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.