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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Thursday (4/29/10) Edition

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Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's nationally recognized best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Pete's Wicked Springfest.

Spring Practice is complete with the exception of the Gold/Blue Game tomorrow night. I know a Friday night exhibition may make it harder for some to make it, but they are adding more "events" to make it more attractive. We have an Old Timer's/Alumni game before the main event tomorrow, which could be interesting. So come out if you can (it's only $5). Plus, all proceeds benefit a worthy cause in WVU Children's Hospital. Email your tips, suggestions and requests or Tweet me. See you after the jump...

What You May Have Missed:

Bill Stewart/Player Quotes - MSNsportsNET.Com

Bill Stewart (4/27) - The Solid Verbal: Living College Football
Audio Webcast

AD Search Progressing - BGN

Big East expansion worry-o-meter - ESPN

Huggins to speak at Logan basketball banquet - Logan Banner

Pack the House Challenge - MSNsportsNET.Com

College Football Mailbag - Stewart Mandel -

News of Note:

Spring Down To Gold-Blue Game - WVMETRONEWS.COM

On to the Spring Game -

Mountaineers eager to play Gold-Blue game - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Gold-Blue competition could be lacking - Charleston Gazette

For WVU football players, spring is a time for learning - Charleston Daily Mail

Geno Smith: On The Sideline - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Video link

Video Interview: Coley White - WVMetroNews

Anthony Leonard: Moving To The Outside - WVMetroNews

Stedman Bailey: More Playing Time - WVMetroNews

WVU’s tight ends big part of offense - Times West Virginian

One Final Scrimmage -

Around the League (and Beyond):

There is a lot in a name - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Everybody Gets A Trophy in Over-Bowled College Football World - NCAAFB FanHouse

Carter-izing The Wound - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

How high can Pitt's Baldwin fly? - ESPN

Seton Hall basketball player Herb Pope is rushed to hospital after collapsing during workout - Star Ledger

UConn Coach Jim Calhoun Hits a Rough Patch - Wall Street Journal

Probe: UConn violated NCAA rules -

Sources: Fran Fraschilla, Al Skinner and Mike Rice are being eyed for vacant Rutgers post - ESPN

Cronin might not use Stephenson scholarship next year - Cincinnati Enquirer

USF men's basketball signs JuCo guard Jawanza Poland - Tampa Tribune

Big Ten expansion: Making college hoops weird - ESPN

Video of Interest:

Video of (Dis)Interest:

'Spenders Gallery of the Week:

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is an American glamour model. Here's Katrina "Daisy" Chisholm.

Pete's Wicked Springfest image via