Roundup: 2010 BCS title game rematch set for 2019
Sweet – the SEC/Pac-12 clashes keep on comin’. Oregon football will play Auburn in the 2019 season opener at Jerry World (aka the home of the Dallas Cowboys). Auburn beat Oregon in the BCS national championship game following the 2010 regular season.
The Pac-12 continues to make its presence felt at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, as former Stanford star Kelley O’Hara scored an insurance goal in USA’s 2-0 win over Germany Tuesday in the semifinals. Stanford women’s soccer SID David Kiefer writes that it’s no surprise that O’Hara scored, seeing how prolific she was in attack on The Farm.
Former Washington State basketball player Jordan Railey was invited to the Philadelphia 76ers’ mini-camp and will play for the Sixers at the Utah Jazz Summer League (July 6-9).
Wanna watch Marshawn Lynch dive into a pile of Skittles? Look no further, then. I’m not sure it’s beats riding around Memorial Stadium in a golf cart, but it’s up there in the list of all-time #MarshawnMoments.
David Gardner of Sports Illustrated considers Utah basketball big man Jakob Poeltl the No. 6 prospect for the 2016 NBA Draft (provided he declares after his sophomore season, of course), right behind Cal’s Jaylen Brown at No. 5.
Former Oregon State athletes Sean Mannion (football) and Tayla Woods (women’s volleyball) were the Beavers’ recipients of the 2014-15 Pac-12 Tom Hansen medals. Here are the 2014-15 Pac-12 Tom Hansen medal recipients from all schools.
From Monday – UCLA football scheduled a 2021 home game against Fresno State, slated for Sept. 18.
Chantel Jennings believes that Arizona State’s depth at linebacker will be the heart and soul of the defense in 2015.
Chuck Constantino of the Arizona Daily Star did us all a huge favor by creating this link roundup of Rob Gronkowski news from the offseason so far. This is the best.
Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau believes the close losses in 2014 will lead to wins in 2015, according to Kyle Ringo. The Buffs’ 2-10 record didn’t do them any justice with respect to how competitive they were last year.
Lindsey Thiry of the Los Angeles Times notes that USC wide receiver JuJu Smith is “generating interest” from NFL scouts. Mind you, he can’t be drafted until after the 2016 season.
Assistant coach Raphael Chillious talks about the Washington basketball incoming freshmen on a radio show last weekend that was discussed in this Wednesday-produced link by UW Dawg Pound.