Roundup: Biggest play of 2012?
There's some more quarterback shifting in Boulder, as Shane Dillon has decided to transfer to pursue a basketball career. According to the Colorado athletic department release (all hail David Plati), Dillon said football "was forced upon him a little bit." Best of luck to Dillon wherever he winds up.
Word is out that the Washington State men's basketball team will open up with Butler in the Old Spice Classic, a pre-conference tournament played Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando, Fla. The other six teams involved in this tourney are Purdue, Oklahoma State, Memphis, Siena, LSU and Saint Joseph's. No Brad Stevens in Indianapolis anymore, but the Bulldogs will still be very tough to beat.
The watch lists are still a-comin', and USC has two of its wide receivers on the Biletnikoff Award watch list: Nelson Agholor and Marqise Lee.
As the newest squad on campus, the sand team is adding to Arizona State's volleyball momentum. The Forks are the 33rd NCAA school to add sand volleyball, meaning seven more and the NCAA powers that be will consider adding a national championship.
File this one under the epilogue section of the historic 2012-13 Cal men's golf season: Michael Kim makes it to the match-play portion of the 2013 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, shooting 3-under on his first 36 holes.
Former Oregon fullback Josh Line has been promoted to head football coach at Marshfield High in Coos Bay, Ore. Dude has been at the high school pretty much since he wrapped up a very solid Quack career.
No matter which way you slice it, July is a grind for college basketball coaches, and Arizona men's hoops coach Sean Miller is critical of the NCAA recruiting window, taking to Twitter to voice his displeasure about the somewhat recent changes.
Oh yeah -- Lindsay Schnell is back with another Q&A! This time, she talks with Oregon State gymnast Kelsi Blalock about how she is a better athlete than pitcher Jace Fry, among other things. According to Schnell, this is the best Q&A she has done so far this summer, so you should read it.
The Deseret News has a really nice feature on Ron McBride and how he still loves coaching football. The 73-year-old former Utah head honcho is now the offensive line coach for the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League.
The ESPN Pac-12 Blog asks what was the biggest play of 2012? Of course, all of the choices involve Stanford doing work. My personal choice? Devon Carrington chasing down Marcus Mariota to save a touchdown.
SB Nation just became your newest favorite site, UCLA fan, because SB Nation picked the Bruins to win the Pac-12 South this year.
And here's another ESPN Pac-12 Blog appearance, as Ted Miller asks what's next for Austin Seferian-Jenkins? In Husky hoops news, rising frosh Darin Johnson is showing offensive firepower in the Northwest Collegiate Summer League.