Roundup: Former CU DB playing football in Italy
American football in Italy? You better believe it – former Colorado defensive back Parker Orms is playing for the Milan Rhinos in the Italian Football League. Kyle Ringo has the story.
SI.com’s Lindsay Schnell whips up this story on Oregon football gearing up for another championship run despite losing Marcus Mariota.
Stanford football announced a home-and-home series with San Diego State Tuesday. The Cardinal will play at San Diego State in 2017, while the Aztecs will make the return trip to The Farm in 2018.
Meant to get to this earlier in the week, but Cal men’s basketball signed high school All-American Jaylen Brown on Monday. Scout.com rated Brown as the No. 1 player in the country. All hail King Cuonzo.
Utah center basketball Jeremy Olsen is retiring due to a hip injury that won’t go away, reports Kyle Goon. Olsen will remain with the team in a role TBD.
Former Washington basketball forward Jernard Jarreau is transferring to Oklahoma State, according to The Oklahoman (linked to by Christian Caple). Jarreau is scheduled to graduate in June and can play immediately for the Pokes next season.
Ted Miller gives us his thoughts on Arizona State’s captains for the 2015 football season, noting how none of the new leaders (Berco, D.J. Foster and Jordan Simone, not to mention co-captains Nick Kelly, Lloyd Carrington and Viliami Moeakiola) come with a sense of entitlement.
Oregon State baseball jumped out to an early lead against the rival Ducks and never looked back, defeating Oregon 10-2 in a non-conference matchup. OSU center fielder Jeff Hendrix talked with Pac-12 Networks after the win, which extended his hitting streak to 10 games.
Daniel Berk talks about the development of Arizona wide receiver David Richards, who in Berk’s estimation has transformed himself from a “SKG” (Stoops’ Kinda Guy; former UA coach Mike Stoops recruited Richards) to an “OKG” (Our Kinda Guy).
Let’s all watch and listen to Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch mic’d up at practice. If only I knew how to play football and was 10 years younger, that’s a guy I’d wanna suit up for.
Baltimore Beatdown, an SB Nation site covering the Ravens, writes that former USC running back Javorius Allen is a perfect fit for the Ravens.
Jack Wang provides us with this spring football review of UCLA offensive line.