It looks like artificial intelligence is backing the Beavs this year, because Siri is an Oregon State fan.
We've said it before (last week, for those keeping score at home) and we'll say it again: If you want to watch your favorite team on Pac-12 Networks, it's time to drop DirecTV before football starts in nine days.
This week's reminder is brought to you by the head football coaches of the Pac-12 Conference. They're asking you to switch to one of the 50-plus providers that carries Pac-12 Networks. You wouldn't want to disappoint your coach, would you?
Here’s one quarterback competition settled for now: Jared Goff has been named Cal’s starting quarterback. The true freshman from Novato, Calif., beat out Zach Kline and Austin Hinder for the gig.
This article came out a few days ago, but Anthony Barr is more than UCLA’s poster boy; he can potentially be a top-five or top-10 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft if you go by what the unnamed scout in this link says.
Washington’s Charlie Hughes, Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers and Cal’s Brandon Hagy all lost on Thursday, thus concluding the Pac-12’s stay at the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship in Brookline, Mass. Hughes and Rodgers advanced to the Sweet 16 before bowing out, while Hagy fell in the round of 32.
A prominent Stanford linebacker is on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated, as Pete Thamel writes about the revenge of the nerd and Stanford’s Shayne Skov. This isn’t the full article, but there are a lot of good tidbits nonetheless.
Cal’s Brandon Hagy, Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers and Washington’s Charlie Hughes all advanced to the second round of match play at the U.S. Amateur Championship in Brookline, Mass on Wednesday. Hagy, Rodgers and Hughes will play in the round of 32 Thursday and will play another 18 later in the day in the Sweet 16 should they win their second-round matches. The quarterfinals will take place Friday, followed by the semifinals on Saturday and a 36-hole championship Sunday.