For the second-consecutive season the Frogs are opening fall camp without a clear-cut No. 1 starter. Junior Trevone Boykin, who started seven games as a sophomore, is competing with Texas A&M transfer Matt Joeckel for the starting spot. And Patterson had good things to say about freshmen Foster Sawyer, Grayson Muehlstein and Zach Allen during Sunday's media days.
Defensive end Devonte Fields has a hearing with the university Tuesday about his “separation” from the school following his role in a domestic disturbance in July.
Mike Brown looked at Andy Dalton Monday and thought about the $7.5 million and he and his father paid for the Bengals in 1967. “I thought we’d never pay it off,” said Brown, but he pointed to Dalton and said. “I know this one will pay off.” The Bengals made a major strike for their long-term future Monday when they signed Dalton to a deal worthy of a franchise quarterback.