Roundup: Williams named full-time AD at Cal
Now it’s official – Michael Williams was named Cal’s Director of Athletics Friday. He held the position on an interim basis for the last 10 months and graduated from Cal in 1982.
Ugh – Washington wide receiver John Ross will miss the 2015 season with a leg injury. Super explosive dude; sucks to see that he’ll be out for a whole campaign.
Stanford women’s water polo is trying to become the first NCAA tournament host to win the championship, writes John Reger of NCAA.com. It’s like the Super Bowl – no host team has won it in its home tank, but Stanford is has a good shot to break that streak, coming into the tournament (runs Friday-Sunday) as the No. 2 team.
USC women’s golf is in first after one day of NCAA regional play in St. George, Utah. Thanks to Jack Follman for putting this NCAA women’s golf recap for Pac-12 teams together.
About a week after being drafted by them, former Ute linebacker Nate Orchard signed a deal with the Cleveland Browns. Former Trojan tight end Randall Telfer agreed to terms with Cleveland as well.
Washington State football released its post-spring depth chart. Luke Falk and Peyton Bender are still 1A and 1B in the quarterback race.
One part of the Sun Devil Stadium renovations is that Arizona State football will be switching sidelines. Apparently the west sideline (where the Sun Devils will now be located) provides better shading.
Colorado skier Brooke Wales Granstrom earned an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. She had a GPA of 3.975 through the fall (whoa) and is on track to get her degree in integrative physiology in December.
This Rivals link reminds us that Marcus Mariota was the first former three-star recruit to be drafted in 2015. Hard to believe Mariota was a three-star recruit.
Kyle Bonagura thinks former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson would be a good fit at Oregon State (but not anywhere else in the Pac-12). Golson is transferring from Notre Dame after struggling down the stretch in the 2014 season. Golson probably isn’t headed to Oregon State (Alabama, Florida and Florida State are some of the names being thrown out there), but it’s fun to ponder about such things.
Ted Miller boldly predicts that Josh Rosen will be UCLA’s starting quarterback in this link filled with bold predictions for the 2015 season.
CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein notes that Arizona basketball will face stiff competition from Cal and Oregon next year for the conference crown.