Roundup: Arizona hits the road
We got one game for you Thursday night, as Arizona has a tricky tussle at UTSA (5 p.m. PT, FOX Sports 1). Here’s a USA Today preview of Arizona-UTSA, while Greg Hansen of the Arizona Daily Star answers readers’ questions about how the Arizona-UTSA game came about and related tidbits about the two schools.
Congrats to Utah kicker Andy Phillips on the birth of his son, Maximus Andrew Phillips. Check out this pic of Maximus rocking pops’ jersey.
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Ted Miller features the USC-Stanford rivalry. As he says in the headline, it’s “still spicy after all the years.” Oh, and Kevin Hogan wants to be Andrew Luck, writes Jon Wilner. That’s not a bad person to aspire to be.
Just a couple of days away from this year’s non-conference “game of the century,” if you will, and Tyson Alger of The Oregonian writes that Oregon is expecting a dangerous passing attack from Michigan State. That dude Connor Cook’s got an arm on him, and he's got some big receivers to chuck it to.
Kudos to Washington football for being the No. 1 green football school in the country. SaveOnEnergy.com did a list of the top 25 green football schools in the nation, and plenty of Pac-12 schools are on it – Stanford (No. 2), UCLA (No. 5), Oregon (tied for 11th with Notre Dame), Arizona State (No. 16) and USC (No. 19).
This might be a week old, but if you haven’t checked it out yet, you have to see this Washington State TV ad featuring Mike Leach. Classic Leach.
Click the link to listen to Steve Sarkisian talk about Josh Shaw and Anthony Brown on the Doug Gottlieb Show.
With “The Drive” airing Wednesday night, it’s time for episode 2 of “Overdrive.” Let’s talk about the team’s trip to the lake during training camp, shall we?
Cal running back Daniel Lasco is hoping his position group starts putting up bigger numbers. The Golden Bears’ RBs averaged just three yards per carry in the win at Northwestern.
It might seem like a “duh” statement, but Colorado football is focused on scoring touchdowns. The Buffs couldn’t punch it in when having a first-and-goal at the two-yard line against Colorado State.
With the work Wayne Tinkle has done so far, Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo! Sports believes that Oregon State men’s basketball will be on the rise soon.
Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic writes that the extension for Arizona State men’s basketball coach Herb Sendek “makes sense.”