Coach denies marijuana charge

Alabama-Birmingham: Defensive line coach Pat Donohoe resigned Monday after being charged with possession of marijuana in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor, the Birmingham News reported.

Donohoe denies the charge.

"Despite my actual innocence on the specific charge brought against me, I feel compelled to restore the honor and good name of the UAB football program, and the university itself, in the only way now possible," Donohoe said in his letter of resignation.

Hawaii: Quarterback Timmy Chang, who needs 559
yards to break the 13-year-old NCAA career passing yards record,
was nursing an injury to his non-throwing shoulder Tuesday and sat
out practice for the first time this season.

Warriors coach June Jones said he expects Chang to practice
Thursday and start against San Jose State on Saturday night.

"He'll be fine with two days of practice," Jones said. "He's
been in our stuff for so long, he could take a month off probably
and know where everybody is.

"Being mentally sharp is the key for him."

Chang suffered a partial separation to his left shoulder after a
late hit by defensive back Ibok Ibok in the third quarter of
Hawaii's 51-20 loss at Texas-El Paso on Saturday. He was 26-of-49
for 294 yards and two touchdowns in the game.

Arkansas: Injured quarterback Matt Jones' condition continued to improve Tuesday, Arkansas coach Houston Nutt said.

"Matt is feeling better," Nutt said. "He has been getting
treatment two and three times a day. He rode the bicycle during the
first 30 minutes of practice today and then got more treatment and
came out here to watch the last little bit of practice."

Jones injured his groin during a pass attempt on Arkansas' first
offensive play in Saturday's game against Auburn.

"I think he is continuing to improve," Nutt added. "We're
hoping that he can come out (Wednesday) and do a little bit (of
practice drills) and then for sure on Thursday."