Roundup: Utah's Wilson named starting QB

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Utah

Breaking news Monday morning out of the SLC, where Utah has named Travis Wilson its starting quarterback. Wilson beat out Oklahoma transfer Kendal Thompson, who is now the backup.

Oregon

Oregon is ranked third in the Associated Press top 25 preseason poll, released Sunday. Six Pac-12 teams made it overall, with UCLA (No. 7), Stanford (11th), USC (15th), Arizona State (19th) and Washington (25th) rounding out the list. Also, Oregon is now paying for Marcus Mariota’s injury insurance, alongside the insurance of Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Hroniss Grasu and Arik Armstead.

California

Jeff Faraudo reports that Cal football coach Sonny Dykes was “upbeat” about his team’s performance in Saturday’s closed scrimmage. The Golden Bears ran about 70 plays with referees.

Colorado

Big loss for the Buffs’ defense, as Colorado free safety Jered Bell will miss the season with a torn ACL, which he suffered Friday night in practice. The fifth-year senior was projected to start at free safety this year, says Brian Howell.

Stanford

David Lombardi of The Bootleg has a Stanford football scrimmage report from what went down Saturday on The Farm. Henry Anderson doin’ work.

Oregon State

Oregon State broke out a Slip ‘n Slide after Saturday’s scrimmage. Water balloon fights, In-N-Out after road wins; the Beavers sure know how to have some fun.

USC

Can’t enough of these fall camp scrimmages? USC football is scrimmaging at the Coliseum Monday night, but it's closed to the public, according to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times.

UCLA

What do you say we take a quick trip to the NFL? Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robinson believes his teammate Anthony Barr can be a force to be reckoned with. Anybody who watched him at UCLA could clearly see his next-level potential. He also has 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble through two preseason games with the Purple People Eaters.

Arizona

Greg Hansen of the Arizona Daily Star writes about the diversity of the Arizona football team and how the squad is “all in” on 2014.

Washington State

Jacob Thorpe previews the Washington State defensive backs for us.

Washington

Here’s the Washington football season preview from the ESPN Pac-12 blog.

Arizona State

Let’s view some photos of Arizona State football at Camp Tontozona. Pretty shots ensue.

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