Roundup: Stanford is tops in college medal count
Stanford won the most medals of any college in the country, laying claim to 27 in all. USC and Cal tied for second with 21 apiece (USA TODAY Sports).
Former Duck Galen Rupp secured bronze in the marathon, clocking in with a time of 2:08:44. Chris Chavez of Sports Illustrated has more in the link.
Washington football checks in at No. 14 in the preseason AP poll, which Adam Jude notes is the Huskies’ highest preseason ranking since 2002 (No. 9). Other Pac-12 teams include Stanford at No. 8, UCLA at No. 16, USC at No. 20 and Oregon at No. 24.
USC has named Max Browne its starting quarterback, reports Kyle Porter of CBS Sports. Browne, a junior, beat out redshirt freshman Sam Darnold.
Could Arizona State use a two-quarterback system to start the season? That’s the question Doug Haller poses as Manny Wilkins and Brady White battle for the starting nod.
Colorado wide receiver Juwann Winfree tore his ACL in practice last week and is out for the season, notes John Taylor of NBC Sports. Also, Colorado women’s soccer defeated Colorado State 2-1 Sunday afternoon in Boulder, and here’s the Pac-12 Networks recap with Jim Watson and Jordan Angeli.
Daniel Uthman of USA TODAY Sports whips up this piece on Cal football starting its season in Sydney against Hawai’i (Aug. 26 America, Aug. 27 Australia). Since they are the designated home team, the Golden Bears are responsible for bringing all equipment needed to play the game.
Utah football wrapped up fall camp with key roles solidified, notes Kyle Goon. The team has identified a starting quarterback (Troy Williams), center and receiving rotation.
Oregon State football’s Kyle White has moved from running back to cornerback, Gina Mizell reports. White, a junior college transfer, was getting some reps with the second and third teams, according to coach Gary Andersen.
Jacob Thorpe discusses the maturity of the Washington State offensive line in this article. The Cougs are returning three starters up front, all of them entering their third year as starters.
Chip Patterson of CBS Sports believes Josh Rosen and UCLA football will be must-see TV in 2016.
Ted Miller gives us an Arizona football 2016 season preview (he’s thinking 6-6). Look out for running back Orlando Bradford to have a breakout season for the ‘Cats, Miller opines.