Roundup: Pete Carroll elected to USC Hall of Fame
Here’s a list of the Pac-12 Players on the John Mackey Award and Rimington Award watch lists. Gracias, ESPN Pac-12 Blog.
Utah men’s basketball guard Delon Wright is headed to the LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas from July 9-12, the school announced Monday (and here’s the story from the Salt Lake Tribune). Other Pac-12ers who will be there are Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Stanley Johnson and Joseph Young.
Former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin is going to play at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas next year.
Stanford incoming freshman forward Reid Travis had knee surgery, but is expected to be ready for the start of the season. In fact, he should be good to go by August.
Former Washington men’s basketball player Tony Wroten did serious work at the Seattle Basketball Pro Am, scoring 53 points in his debut. Here are the highlights, courtesy of BallIsLife.com (sick, sick crossover in one of the highlights).
Oregon State Beavers quarterback Sean Mannion was at the Elite 11 Finals as a counselor and took full advantage of the opportunity, jotting down notes in meetings and winning the Counselor's Challenge (Travis Wilson of Utah is also a counselor).
USA Today lets us know that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had the best spring of his career, if you’re to believe Packers coach Mike McCarthy. Rodgers missed seven games last year because of a broken collarbone. If you’re a cheesehead, you’ll want to read this in full because it’s also a Green Bay Packers season preview of sorts.
Dana O’Neil of ESPN thinks Arizona men’s basketball will be one of the best defensive teams in the nation next year.
Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated thinks UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley will take a big leap forward in 2014.
Arizona State offensive line coach Chris Thomsen expects plenty of competition for spots on the ASU offensive line, writes Doug Haller.
Colorado women’s basketball incoming freshman Zoe Correal brings passion on the defensive end, writes Brian Howell. The 6-foot-4 center will be a much-needed piece with Rachel Hargis no longer an option in the middle.
Jacob Thorpe previews the Washington State-Cal football game that will go down Oct. 4. Just about two weeks 'til media days, y’all.
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