After 21months, the Huskies came home Monday for their first practice in the renovated Husky Stadium. A lot of good tidbits in this article, including Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams practicing with the first team after their alcohol-related arrests last spring.
Fall camps have begun for some Pac-12 schools, and as Arizona wrapped up its first practice Saturday, the Wildcats’ quarterback race sputtered out of the gate. RichRod had some colorful words for B.J. Denker, the dude taking first-string snaps, but it was just day one. Plenty of time in Tucson to get things figured out before Northern Arizona.
As of Aug. 1, 2013 Pac-12 Networks are now available to more fans across the Midwest and Tennessee through Comcast and Google Fiber.
Coaches will tell you preseason rankings mean nothing, but I’m sure Duck fans like the fact that Oregon is No. 3 in the USA Today preseason coaches’ poll. The Ducks are one of five Conference of Champions schools in the top 25, with Stanford (No. 4), UCLA (No. 21), USC (No. 24) and Oregon State (No. 25) being the others.
Welcome to the new-look Pac-12.com -- can you dig it?
Lane Kiffin might not have made many friends in the media last year, nor with his recent announcement that USC football practices will be closed during the season, but this post from The Ripsit Blog about the power of the Trojan family is pretty heartwarming stuff about how Kiffin played a large role in giving moral support to a young girl who was about to undergo brain surgery.
Hey, those Provo Cougars might have a pretty hard football slate for 2013, but Mike Sorensen of the Deseret News writes that the Ute schedule surpasses BYU's toughest ever slate. No longer do Whittingham & Co.
2013 Pac-12 Football Media Day was Friday on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, Calif., and Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott shot from the hip at the NCAA and DirecTV, calling for NCAA reform and Pac-12 fans with DirecTV to get a new service provider.