By Sean Kent, special to Pac-12.com
Updated February 6, 2013

Last we saw them, Arizona State was enjoying a lopsided 62-28 win over the Naval Academy in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. Yet the Sun Devils locked up a recruiting class that looks a lot different than many of its conference foes: ASU is the only Pac-12 school with a majority of defensive commits. As head coach Todd Graham tells Pac-12 Networks' Mike Yam, the focus on defense is an investment that should net big returns.


By Bryan Fischer, Senior correspondent for Pac-12 Networks
Updated February 6, 2013

Unprecedented success on the field during the 2012 season has carried over onto the recruiting trail for many Pac-12 teams as National Signing Day has arrived for the class of 2013. Several conference programs have received most of their future student-athletes' Letters of Intent and are quickly climbing up various recruiting services' class rankings.

Here's a sampling of where Pac-12 teams stack up as coaches wrap up their classes:


By Sean Kent, special to Pac-12.com
Updated February 6, 2013

Arizona's Rich Rodriguez netted one of the heftier recruiting class hauls on National Signing Day, with 26 new athletes headed for Tucson. The class is one of the largest in the Pac-12, and according to Rodriguez, with good reason. The 'Cats head coach described to Pac-12 Networks' Mike Yam how depleted his roster was in December's New Mexico Bowl, a 49-48 win over Nevada. Imagine what they'll be capable of with depth.


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Updated February 5, 2013

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Allen Crabbe and the Golden Bears take over the top dunks for Jan. 28 - Feb. 3.


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Updated February 5, 2013

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Our Mike Yam, Ernie Kent and Drew Shiller discuss how Stanford's Johnny Dawkins has the Cardinal on its best run of the season so far after sweeping Oregon and Oregon State.


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TEMPE, Ariz. - Vietnam. Basketball. The Grateful Dead. Immigration. John Wooden.

These topics could only come together with Bill Walton, who made his stop to Arizona State University Tuesday on the “Walton on Wheels” Pac-12 campus tour.

The emcee was none other than former ASU guard Kyle Dodd. He’s known for brawling with former Arizona guard Luke Walton, Bill’s son, during a heated Territorial Cup game in 2002.


Updated February 5, 2013

By Jonathan Okanes, special to Pac-12.com
Updated February 5, 2013

Rick Neuheisel’s role on Signing Day is different in a lot of ways these days.

Most notably is the remarkable amount of sleep he gets.

The former UCLA, Colorado and Washington head coach is now a football analyst for the Pac-12 Networks. He will team up with fellow analyst Yogi Roth and anchor Mike Yam to host Pac-12 Football Signing Day Special on Wednesday at 5 p.m.


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You've seen our tweets about all the preseason rankings and all-America nods the Pac-12 is racking up, right? That means college baseball is just about here, and we are stoked.


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