NU Sports News Digest for Friday 8/1

<b>**Friday Edition**</b> <br> More <b>Football</b> recruiting along with various updates around the Big 10 and NCAA<br> Erika Lange named to preseason All Big 10 <b>Volleyball</b> team<br> <b>Alumni:</b> Sam Simmons gets a break, the <b>PGA Cats</b> are playing around the world!

FOOTBALL

Changes by NCAA limit two-a-day practices [Sun Times]

No, We're not on it...
USA Today/ESPN Preseason Top 25 Poll [ESPN]
Recruiting
Ohio Lineman Names A Leader [Pool$]
Decision Time For Illinois TE [Pool$]
Anton Narinskiy: Talks about a timetable [Bucknuts$]
Tim Ball More Offers on the Way [Insiders$]
Big 10
Ohio State To Investigate If Clarett Broke The Law [CNNSI]
Clarett Admits Exaggerations [Fox]

GOLF

NU Golfer Tom Johnson is playing in the Western Amateur this weekend. -
He's at +1 after 2 rounds with a 143 - tied for 33rd.
Pruitt gets reacquainted with Western Amateur [Golfweek]

VOLLEYBALL

NU Picked to finish 8th...Sr Middle Blocker Erika Lange is 3 time preseason All Big 10
Minnesota Earns Unanimous Selection As Big Ten Pre-Season Volleyball Favorite [Big 10]

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
Sam Simmons: Gadsden's injury is his gain [TheInsiders$]
PGA Cats
Where They're Playing this week -
Tee Times Local
Luke Donald: is playing the Scandanavian Open Scandic Carlsberg Scandinavian Masters [europeantour]
He's tied for 23rd at 71, -1 -  a 2 shot lead right now.
[Leaderboard]
 
* Playing The Nationwide Tour
The Chattanooga Classic
Jim Benepe - is at -3, Tied for 11th after 13 holes today! [Leaderboard]

Jess Daley - Apparently withdrew
Weather Delayed the start of the tournament -

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Greater Vancouver Classic
Josh Habig - is leading the tournament - with a -8 64.


* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
No Tournaments until August
Bjorn Widerstedt - FWIW - is ranked 96th on the NGA tour after 2 tourneys with a 70.88 average score

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