Roundup: Mike Bellotti named to College Football Hall of Fame
Congrats to former Oregon head coach Mike Bellotti, who was named to the College Football Hall of Fame Thursday morning. Other Pac-12 representatives in the 2014 class are Tony Boselli (USC), Darrin Nelson (Stanford) and John Sciarra (UCLA).
Oregon State introduced Wayne Tinkle as its new head coach Wednesday, and Tinkle talked about his first-year plans with our Mike Yam.
Let’s watch Brett Hundley as a campus enforcer, patrolling UCLA with that strong arm of his. Funny stuff.
As a part of its facilities upgrades, Colorado hopes to add a 600-spot parking garage. Kyle Ringo reports that it would cost about $20-$25 million, paid for by the campus.
Let’s check in on some men’s golf action, because Cal’s Brandon Hagy and Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers are helping their college programs thrive. The NCAA men’s golf championship runs from Friday to Wednesday.
The McKale Center is empty, except for the folks in hard hats, reports the Arizona Daily Star. Arizona’s facility is getting a major facelift and will be back open for business Nov. 14.
We missed this from earlier in the week because of all the work USC men’s tennis was doing, but former USC men’s basketball guard Byron Wesley is transferring to Gonzaga. He should be able to play immediately.
GoStanford.com writer Mark Soltau provides us with a look at the Diekroeger family. Danny is a first baseman on the Cardinal baseball team, his older brother Kenny is in the Kansas City Royals’ minor league system and his younger brother Mikey has been accepted to Stanford and will play baseball on The Farm next year. All in all, Stanford baseball has had a Diekroeger in the lineup for 206 consecutive games.
Jacob Thorpe gives us the highlights from Mike Leach’s Reddit appearance. Apparently, he’d have George Washington as the head coach of his football team if he were to fill out a staff with historical figures.
Want Chantel Jennings’ opinion? She thinks that linebacker Shaq Thompson is Washington’s spring breakout player.
The Arizona Republic does a Q&A with Ray Anderson, ASU vice president of athletics.
Block U gives a 2014 Utah football preview on The U Fan Cast. Sounds like the commentators think Utah can start 4-0 next year; that would include a win at Michigan's The Big House.