Roundup: Addison, Hooper enter NFL draft
Oregon wide receiver Bralon Addison has declared for the NFL draft, the school announced Monday. He caught 63 passes for 804 yards and 10 scores, and talked about his decision to enter the NFL draft with The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Andrew Greif.
In related news, Stanford tight end Austin Hooper has declared for the NFL draft, he announced Monday. He caught 74 passes and eight touchdowns over two playing seasons.
Utah defensive coordinator John Pease has retired, it was announced Monday. Taking his place will be Morgan Scalley, who was formerly the safeties coach for the Utes.
Arizona defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel will not return to his position, the school announced Monday. Defensive line coach Bill Kirelawich and cornerbacks coach David Lockwood have also been released.
Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports gives us an oral history of the 2006 Rose Bowl between USC and Texas. Well worth your time.
Washington State women’s basketball coach June Daugherty got her 100th win with the Cougars with the Cougs’ 74-66 win at Colorado Monday night (the link is a Pac-12 Networks interview with Daugherty). She is the first coach to get 100 wins at two different Pac-12 schools (also Washington).
Washington women’s basketball guard Kelsey Plum scored 35 points in the Huskies’ 88-83 loss to Utah in Salt Lake City. She entered the new year leading the nation in scoring, and this performance certainly didn’t hurt.
Watch this “Pac-12 Sports Report” feature on the Arizona State ice hockey team. The Sun Devils dominated at the club level and are hoping to do the same in NCAA play.
A 2014 recruit, Sam Bennion has returned from his LDS mission and is ready to join the Colorado football team, details Brian Howell. He spent his two years in Chile.
Looking ahead to the 2016 season, Oregon State defensive line coach Chad Kauha’aha’a thinks the Beavers’ defensive line needs to get “bigger and stronger.”
David Lombardi grades the 2015 Cal football season, giving the offense a “B,” the defense a “C,” and special teams a “C,” leading up to an overall grade of a “B-.”
Kyle Bonagura has three offseason questions for UCLA football.