Army Bowl: Wednesday notebook 

January, 2, 2013
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SAN ANTONIO -- Wednesday was a day off for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl teams. Instead of working out and participating in drills, the players took in visits around the city -- including a stop at the Alamodome for photo opportunities and to see their game apparel -- and used the day to recover from two days of practice.

The teams will return to the fields on Thursday in arguably the most important practice of the week. Here are five things to keep an eye on for Thursday’s practice:
OSU Lets Spence Practice
ESPN Ohio State reporter Austin Ward breaks down Urban Meyer's decision to allow defensive end Noah Spence to practice while he awaits word on his status.
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