This week on the Pac-12 football coaches conference call, Oregon coach Mark Helfrich praises Vernon Adams' approach, David Shaw wonders why we're talking about Stanford's offensive play-calling again and a other coaches address injury and quarterback concerns heading into the second week of the college football season.



Utah joined the ranks of Pac-12 teams in the AP Top 25 poll on Tuesday, coming in at No. 24. The Utes join Oregon, USC, UCLA and Arizona in the national rankings.

Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez revealed Monday that injured linebacker Scooby Wright will miss three to four weeks after having surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee.

UCLA's Josh Rosen selected as Walter Camp National Player of the Week after impressive debut. 


Cody Kessler entered the 2015 season as one of the Pac-12 frontrunners for the Heisman Trophy, and it took him all of four plays Saturday night to produce the first highlight of his redshirt senior year.

Newly-minted Oregon starting quarterback Vernon Adams turned in a mighty fine FBS debut in leading the Ducks to a 61-42 victory over his old Eastern Washington chums Saturday night.

Oregon football has a wealth of running backs. 


UCLA true freshman quarterback Josh Rosen was dazzling in his debut Saturday, going 28-of-35 for 351 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Virginia at the Rose Bowl.

Cal footbal's defense scored two early defensive touchdowns on Saturday against Grambling State in Berkeley.

Washington State alumnus Klay Thompson showed up at the Cougars' football season opener Saturday in Pullman with the NBA Larry O'Brien Trophy in tow.


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