Roundup: Another FCS transfer QB commits to the Ducks
Montana State quarterback Dakota Prukop has committed to Oregon, he confirmed to ESPN’s Chantel Jennings. The Ducks official football staff Twitter account also confirmed the news last night. He will play immediately pending his GRE results and acceptance into one of Oregon’s masters programs and could enroll at Oregon as soon as Jan. 4.
UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone was hospitalized for blood clots in his lung and is in the ICU, according to Sports Illustrated through Bruin Report Online. A UCLA spokesman told the Los Angeles Times that “Coach Mazzone is resting comfortably, in good spirits and looking forward to getting back with the team as soon as possible.”
Memphis is giving former Arizona State offensive coordinator Mike Norvell a five-year, $9.54 million deal to be its head coach, according to the Associated Press.
Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller was named USA Basketball National Co-Coach of the Year alongside Dawn Staley. Miller led the U19 men’s team to gold at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championships.
The 2016 football schedule was unveiled Tuesday night, so let’s look at Cal football’s 2016 schedule. It starts off in Sydney against Hawai’i, with Texas and San Diego State being the other two non-conference teams on the Golden Bear ledger.
Oregon State football coach Gary Andersen communicated with The Oregonian/OregonLive about Kalani Sitake potentially becoming BYU’s head coach, and the message was this – “if BYU wants Kalani, they will have to come get him and make him a special deal.”
Former Colorado wide receiver Darrin Chiaverini is returning to Colorado as co-offensive coordinator, receivers coach and recruiting coordinator, head coach Mike MacIntyre announced Tuesday.
Washington announced Tuesday that defensive backs coach Jimmy Lake has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator alongside current DC Pete Kwiatkowski.
David Lombardi notes that Stanford football players love their position as the “Kings of California.” The Cardinal went a perfect 4-0 against UCLA, USC and Cal this season.
Here’s a USC football 2015 season review from Kyle Bonagura, who notes that the Trojans had “never a dull moment.”
Salt Lake Tribune columnist Kurt Kragthorpe opines that fourth downs won’t be the same at Utah without Tom Hackett. The all-century punter will be playing in his last game as a Ute Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Jim Allen of The Spokesman-Review details the eventful past of the Miami football program as the Cougars get ready to take on the ‘Canes in the Sun Bowl.