Roundup: Colorado can play with anybody in Pac-12
Ted Miller writes that Colorado feels like it can play with anybody in the Pac-12. No Pac-12 wins last year for the Buffs, but they were in plenty of games that resulted in heartbreaking losses. Maybe those turn into wins in 2015.
After getting into a highly-publicized altercation with strength and conditioning coordinator Sal Alosi, Diddy told Power 105’s The Breakfast Club that he is not allowed to attend UCLA football practices.
USC freshman quarterback Ricky Town has decided to transfer, coach Steve Sarkisian confirmed Sunday (Yahoo Sports’ Sam Cooper with the link).
Jon Wilner reports that Stanford wide receiver Michael Rector is suspended indefinitely for disciplinary reasons.
After Saturday’s scrimmage, the Arizona State football team carried Frank Kush off the field at Camp Tontozona. Kush started ASU’s Tontozona tradition in 1959, David Lombardi notes.
David Lombardi discusses the position battle in the secondary for Cal football. The Golden Bears need improvement in that spot after a very rough 2014 for the defensive backfield.
Cool story by Andrew Greif on Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen and his twin sister Carissa, who plays volleyball at nearby Northwest Christian (NAIA school). Carissa is older by seven hours.
Oregon State cornerback Larry Scott has taken up meditation, says Gina Mizell. It has helped him play with a calm mind.
Matthew Piper talks about the (low) possibility of Utah football breaking its school record in sacks this year. It’ll be tough to do even though they’re loaded with talent – the 1981 team sacked the opposing quarterback 77 times officially, but it could be 61 depending on whether or not two guys taking down the QB counted as two sacks for the team instead of one (still, a very high number).
Washington linebackers Keishawn Bierria and Azeem Victor are taking over the middle of the Husky defense, Adam Jude details. They have some big shoes to fill, as the Huskies lose six of their seven starters from the 2014 defensive front.
Jacob Thorpe reports that the first-team units looked good for Washington State at a recent intrasquad scrimmage.
Depth on the offensive line is a concern for Arizona, explains Daniel Berk of the Arizona Daily Star. Injuries and a dismissal have hurt the Wildcats up front.