Roundup: Ty Montgomery to play vs. UC Davis
Good news for Nerd Nation: Stanford wide receiver Ty Montgomery will play in the season opener Saturday against UC Davis. He underwent surgery on his right shoulder in February and hurt his knee in the Rose Bowl against Michigan State.
During the Pac-12 coaches teleconference Tuesday, Steve Sarkisian said he is vetting the story of USC cornerback Josh Shaw. As Kevin Zimmerman notes, Sarkisian said, “Josh has never given us any indication not to believe his story.”
Kevin Gemmell thinks America has perhaps hyped up UCLA linebacker/running back Myles Jack too much, leading to the catchy headline, “Are we too jacked up for Myles Jack?” Not that he doesn’t deserve the love, Gemmell writes, but that people are going to expect superhuman numbers from him this year on both sides of the ball.
Wanna hear Pac-12 coaches gush over Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota? Then we have got quite the link for you. Also, here’s Paul Myerberg’s Oregon football season preview. The Ducks check in at No. 3 on his countdown.
The Wildcats are getting ready to host UNLV Friday night, which might make for a few awkward postgame handshakes for Arizona running back Adonis Smith, who transferred to Arizona from UNLV after last season. Daniel Berk has the story on his transfer and time thus far with the 'Cats.
Here’s a feature from Jeff Faraudo on Cal football quarterback Jared Goff. The Bay Area News Group writer reports that his teammates say Goff has much more command of the offense heading into his sophomore season.
Cool feature from Adam Jude on Washington football player Psalm Wooching’s Samoan heritage and rugby background. The Hawaiian native will take a trip back to the Aloha State for the Dawgs’ opener Saturday against the Rainbow Warriors.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Utah plans to install a new scoreboard at Rice-Eccles Stadium for the 2015 season. Price tag: $4 million to $6 million.
Tyler Lockman of FOX Sports Arizona gives us the 411 on the Arizona State football true freshmen; a good bunch of these youngins are expected to play a key role for the Forks this year.
Wanna know four facts about Oregon State safety Tyrequek Zimmerman? A golf clap for Connor Letourneau.