Roundup: Former Buff becomes head coach of Denver Broncos
Colorado alumnus Vance Joseph was named head coach of the Denver Broncos Wednesday (ESPN). The former Buff replaces the retiring Gary Kubiak and spent last year as the defensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins.
Arizona State named Phil Bennett its new defensive coordinator. The 39-year coaching veteran was the head coach at SMU for six seasons and has been a DC at Baylor, Pitt, Kansas State, TCU, Texas A&M, LSU, Purdue and Iowa State.
Jon Wilner reports that Stanford quarterback Keller Chryst is out at least six months due to knee surgery and backup quarterback Ryan Burns will transfer. That’s a lot of bad QB news on The Farm right there, but Stanford does have some intriguing prospects at that position.
Arizona alumnus Jim Furyk was named 2018 Ryder Cup Team Captain, and here’s a Golfweek article from Jeff Babineau espousing his qualifications as captain.
Good article here from Jon Wilner, who is of the belief that Cal needs to find its identity before finding a football coach. Gotta be able to run the football to win Pac-12 championships, Wilner writes.
Check out this Bleacher Report video and ensuing article dubbing Washington’s Kelsey Plum the James Harden of women’s college basketball. Both lefties, both can score off stepbacks and in a variety of other ways, and both got that swag.
Steve Mims of The Register-Guard lets us know that Oregon men’s basketball is closing in on a record winning streak. The Ducks, winners of 13 in a row, are two off the school record of 15 straight. The next three games are all at home – Oregon State, Cal and Stanford. Looks pretty doable if you ask me…
Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times keeps us informed of Bryce Alford’s place in the UCLA record books. He is 16th all-time at UCLA with 1,650 points and can move into the top-15 with 10 more points (he’d surpass Marques Johnson).
Following a double-overtime win at Stanford, Oregon State women’s basketball is for real, opines Gary Horowitz of the Statesman Journal. The Beavs are the only undefeated team in Pac-12 play thus far.
On our airwaves Wednesday night, USC men’s volleyball upset No. 3 Long Beach State in four sets, and here is the Pac-12 Networks recap to prove it.
Ever dream of watching Utah gymnast MyKayla Skinner walk across a bed of nails on top of Larry Krystkowiak? Your life is now complete, then.
Check out the roomie love between Washington State basketball players Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson as part of this “All Access” preview for Cougar men’s basketball.