Northwestern's 16-6 upset win over Stanford Saturday in Evanston, Illinois, snapped the Cardinal's nation-best 95-game streak of scoring 10 or more points dating back to 2007.
Anthony Herron, who joined the Pac-12 Networks in 2013 as a game analyst, made his debut as a studio host Friday night during the Pac-12 Pregame Show, Presented by 76®.
The Arizona State Sun Devils begin their season as an adidas school with the "Desert Ice" uniforms against Texas A&M, and the Oregon State Beavers broke out a red, white and blue helmet against Weber State. That and more Pac-12 football fashion news for the opening weekend of college football.
Utah football embraced it's label of "cupcake" Thursday by enoying the baked goods after a 24-17 win over Michigan in Salt Lake City.
The season three premiere date of Pac-12 Networks’ highly-anticipated docu-series The Drive, featuring Oregon State and Utah football programs has been set for Wednesday, September 23. The show will debut at 7:00 p.m. PT on Pac-12 Network before airing at 9:30 p.m. PT across all regional networks.
Prior to the September 23 debut, Pac-12 Networks will treat fans to an exclusive first look during the Pac-12 Football Pregame Show, Presented by 76®, airing Friday at 4:00 p.m. PT before the Networks’ telecast of the Beavers’ season opener against Weber State.
Five turnovers, four fumbles (including a muffed punt), a near-safety, a two-point conversion, and a 79-yard touchdown pass.
And that was just the first half.
Midway through the third quarter, the Arizona offense led the Arizona defense 21-14. While the Wildcats were having trouble stopping UTSA, Jamar Allah's 22-yard scoop-n-score gave Arizona some breathing room (35-20). It was the Cats' second defensive touchdown after Anthony Lopez's pick-six on the second play from scrimmage.
The Utes’ secondary picked off three Jake Rudock passes in Thursday night’s 24-17 victory over Michigan.
From Jen Welter’s coaching internship with the Arizona Cardinals to Nicki Gross’ promotion to assistant coach for the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League to Stephanie Ready being named as a full-time game analyst for the Charlotte Hornets, 2015 has been a banner year for female advancement in male-dominated sports leagues.
So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the Utah-Michigan game Thursday night featured a female official: Catherine Conti, who was the head linesman (linesperson?) and made a good impression:
On the second play from scrimmage in the Wildcats’ season opener against UTSA, safety Anthony Lopez picked off Roadrunner quarterback Blake Bogenschutz's pass and took it 23 yards to the house.