Brad Stewart flew home from Puerto Rico on May 12 with memories that he intends never to forget. The Georgia Tech wide receiver plans to keep forever a Puerto Rican flag that he received as a gift. After spending a week-long service trip on the hurricane-ravaged island with 17 other Tech athletes and three staff members, Stewart wants to ensure that the lessons of his experience there do not stray too far from him.
University of Miami assistant coach Ephraim Banda has been busy in Central Florida again. Banda offered Lake Brantley senior athlete Damarius Good last week and then this week started on underclassmen, offering Oviedo Master's Academy freshman running back Terrance Gibbs and Mount Dora Christian sophomore linebacker/safety KJ Ellis. Both offers came on Thursday.
It's not just Alabama and Auburn and Florida and Georgia and the rest of the rich, powerful Southeastern Conference that owes Mike Slive an enormous debt of gratitude upon his passing; it's also not-so-rich, not-so-powerful programs such as UCF and USF.