Roundup: Cal AD search could take up to a year
Jeff Faraudo reports that the Cal AD search could take up to a year. Chancellor Nicholas Dirks has said that the interim AD, Michael Williams, does not want to be considered as a candidate for permanent AD.
Here’s a list of the Pac-12 football players on the Bronko Nagurski and Outland Trophy watch lists. The link also includes Pac-12ers on all other watch lists that have been announced to date.
Former Stanford football player and current New Jersey senator Cory Booker spoke out against the NCAA at a hearing in Washington, criticizing the strict rules the NCAA has in place to hinder a student-athlete’s ability to earn income while in college, among other things. A Senate committee has started an investigation into whether Congress should step in on behalf of student-athletes participating in revenue sports.
Andrew Greif takes a look at what’s next for Oregon, the dismissed basketball players and the victim of the alleged sexual assault from earlier this year. As reported and linked earlier this week, Brandon Austin will play at a junior college next season.
Kyle Goon of the Salt Lake Tribune writes that Utah men’s basketball player Delon Wright hopes to put on a good show for NBA scouts at Vegas while he participates in the LeBron James Skills Academy.
Gregg Bell gets unleashed on the academic success of Washington athletics. The UW Athletics Director of Writing points out that 15 of Washington’s 21 sports programs had team GPAs of 3.0 or better.
This should be fun: the Colorado football team will play the CU Police Department in a softball game Saturday afternoon.
The good folks at CBS Sports think that UCLA football will win the Pac-12 this year. It’s kind of buried in the video, but it’s there.
USC is ranked sixth in ESPN’s college football future power rankings, the top standing for a Pac-12 school.
Connor Letourneau lets us know that Oregon State defensive end Dylan Wynn has cleverly worked his academic schedule so that he can really focus on football in the fall.
Let’s watch Arizona football’s new promo video. Fast, it’s #TheNewNormal. Better than #HardEdge, if you ask me.
Tyler Lockman of FOX Sports Arizona gives us a list of five Arizona State football players with something to prove in camp: Jaxon Hood (DL), Deantre Lewis (RB), Carlos Mendoza (LB), Marcus Ball (S) and Cameron Smith (WR).
Let’s learn a little about new Washington State women’s golf assistant coach Emma Betland. She’s a Coug alum as well.