News & Notes

*QB Nathan Emert has all but been replaced as backup by Nathan Dick

*FB Peyton Hillis has returned to practice after tweaking his hamstring

*Kicker Alex Tejada and Punter Jeremy Davis were named starters at their respective positions

*Sophomore TE Andrew Davie and junior QB Nathan Emert have earned Scholarships

*QB Alex Mortensen, a letterman from the 2005 squad, returned to the team Tuesday as a member of the scout team.