*Here are five things to watch as Maryland begins spring practices today.
*Virginia Tech's staff changes were expensive, but are being viewed as an investmentfor the athletic department's cash cow.
*Clemson is still waiting for receiver Bryce McNeal to make an impact, and time is running out, as the position is getting crowded.
*Sorry, Loyola, there's only one Wolfpack.
*Miami coach Al Golden wants to make sure more than one running back sees the field this year.
*Duke backup quarterback Brandon Connette could continue to add additional elements to the Blue Devils' offense this year with his ability to run.
*Virginia Tech will be missing three players when it starts spring practices on Wednesday.
*Miami receiver Tommy Streeter has been one of the most improved players on the Canes' spring roster.
*More news and notes on the Hokies.