Monday's Football Links

Monday's links from around the 'net.

"Bunting expected the struggle for the younger kids. What he didn't expect was the rash of players -- almost all defensive ends -- to miss all or part or practice Sunday."
Heels deal with distractions
The Raleigh (NC) News and Observer

"The long line for photographs was only a few feet from the spot where McClain sustained a sickening injury during spring practice. It was last April that McClain broke both bones in his left leg, his left ankle and left heel under the weight of a pile of football players. McClain had extensive surgery and said he's got a metal rod running from inside his ankle to his knee along with various screws in his bones. He's hoping to start running again by the end of September or early October."
The Heartbreak Kid : Even with a serious leg injury, SU's Maurice McClain still hopes to play this year.
The Syracuse (NY) Post Standard

"But with seven of Arizona State's top nine secondary players being held out of Sunday's scrimmage, ASU found positives in the offense and defense."
Devils' offense keeps it simple vs. undermanned secondary

"Following Sunday morning's scrimmage, Arizona State quarterback Chad Christensen signed autographs, shook hands with fans and joked with his friends and family."
Despite shaky start, Christensen happy with scrimmage play

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