Links: USF football hosts Ladies Clinic
Calling out to my female readers -- I know you're out there, even if you're rarely commenting -- USF football is hosting a "Ladies Clinic" at the Sun Dome on Saturday, with Skip Holtz and his staff offering a "day full of fun and learning" to better educate female USF fans about the sport.
Lots of schools offer these "Football 101" days for women -- cost is $40 in advance and $50 at the door, with sessions available at both beginner and advanced levels. For information, call the Bulls football office at (813) 974-7170 -- surely someone from the regular commenters here (or that someone's significant other/sister/mother) will be in attendance and can report back with a review. ...
-- Former NFL cornerback Troy Vincent, now the league's vice president of player development, spoke to USF's football players on Monday, talking about the importance of getting a college degree and staying out of trouble off the field. He told the Bulls that 65 percent of NFL players don't have a college degree (honestly, I imagine that number is worse with the MLB or NBA) ... Here's the full story from USF's official site.
-- David Weber, a loyal commenter here, offers up the USF preview at TheSignalCaller.com.
-- Yes, Holtz had said he expected a Vero Beach training camp announcement Monday. It shouldn't be long ...
-- I'm really not including this just to triple the comments, but Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi argues that Central Florida should be in the SEC and not Vanderbilt.
-- Fanhouse.com's Chris Harry writes that former USF cornerback Mike Jenkins, entering his third season with the Cowboys, is starting to be considered among the NFL's elite cornerbacks.