Akron began spring practice without its quarterback, No. 1 and No. 2 receivers.
Carlton Jackson dressed but remained on the sidelines on the stationary bike. Coach J.D. Brookhart held him back for "internal" reasons. In other words, he didn't want to tell me. Jackson should be back tomorrow.
Jabari Arthur broke the fifth metatarsal in his foot. Brookhart did not seem so concerned. In fact, the coach joked that he's getting mileage out of Arthur as a coach. Arthur probably won't play all spring.
The same goes for David Harvey, whom Brookhart cleared for spring practice because of personal issues.
Despite all that semi-negative news, it was a pretty fascinating practice (and great to get out in the sun).
I know how you Zips fans love reading bullet-pointed notes. Here they are...