UCLA pre-season All-America cornerback Alterraun Verner is among 18 college football stars who'll write weekly diaries throughout the season in Sporting News Today, the world's first digital daily sports newspaper.
Verner is already writing weekly updates for uclabruins.com, UCLA's official athletic website.
The diaries, which will cover topics on the field and off it, begin this week. To sign up for the free digital newspaper, which is no fewer than 30 pages a day, go to sportingnewstoday.com. At 7 a.m. ET each day, subscribers are sent an e-mail directing them to that day's edition.
Sporting News Today's entire roster of player columnists:
Zane Beadles, OT, Utah
Eric Berry, SS, Tennessee
Scooter Berry, DE, West Virginia
Ciron Black, OT, LSU
Jeff Byers, G, USC
Antonio Coleman, DE, Auburn
Jason Fox, OT, Miami
Lamarr Houston, DT, Texas
Mike Johnson, G, Alabama
Keaton Kristick, OLB, Oregon State
Greg Romeus, DE, Pitt
Jevan Snead, QB, Mississippi
Ndamukong Suh, DE, Nebraska
Walter Thurmond, CB, Oregon
Alterraun Verner, CB, UCLA
Dekoda Watson, OLB, Florida State
Deunta Williams, FS, North Carolina
Russell Wilson, QB, N.C. State