The Washington Times - October 29, 2009, 10:02AM

Some (few) things are more important than blogging.

Like watching the Phillies win Game 1 of the World Series.

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So no football updates last night.

But it’s another gloomy autumn morning, and there’s plenty of time to touch all the bases on what came out of yesterday.

* Tailback Gary Douglas (shoulder) practiced noncontact.

* Defensive tackle A.J. Francis sprained an ankle dodging a bike on the way to class yesterday.

* Coach Ralph Friedgen said he was impressed with linebacker Ryan Donahue (nine tackles) after reviewing the film of Monday’s JV game.

* The cost of the JV game to the program: Between $1,500 and $2,000

* Another Ralph take on the JV game: “If there was five years of eligibility, I’d play three or four of those a year, just because I think kids get better by playing. I think it’s something to look forward to, I think it helps them academically just because there’s something to look forward to.”

* A quick take on Bruce Campbell, who has battled injures all season: “He’s still not 100 percent,” Friedgen said. “I think he’s a trooper. A lot of guys wouldn’t be playing, but Bruce is. I appreciate that.”

* Friedgen is planning to go out recruiting the next two days, with visits to schools —- as well as a combined four games on Friday and Saturday.

“That’s going well right now,” Friedgen said of recruiting. “Probably better than I expected. Our coaches were out Monday and Tuesday. Some will go out this weekend also. I’m going to stay in the area and go out Friday and Saturday.”

* Guard Bennett Fulper underwent an MRI exam this week. Friedgen didn’t want to commit to anything until receiving the results, but indicated the freshman will probably need an operation.

—- Patrick Stevens