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Roundup: Manny Wilkins in line to start at QB for ASU opener

Aug 15, 2017
Arizona State Athletics

Arizona State

Doug Haller reports that Manny Wilkins is in line to start Arizona State’s season opener against New Mexico State. Wilkins is battling with ‘Bama transfer Blake Barnett for the lead gig.


Former Arizona wide receiver Trey Griffey signed with the Miami Dolphins on Monday (NBC Sports). Griffey was originally signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent but was waived in June.


Janny Hu of the San Francisco Chronicle notifies us that Cal is considering selling alcohol at football and basketball games as a way to reduce the budget deficit. Finding a naming sponsor for Memorial Stadium is also on the table, per the link.

Washington State

According to, Roberto Gittens will not play for the Washington State men’s basketball team this year. The 4-star recruit will go the junior college route, according to head coach Ernie Kent.


From Sunday – Stanford women’s golfer and reigning Pac-12 champ Albane Valenzuela finished second at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, coming up short against Texas’ Sophia Schubert.


Former Bruin Larry Drew II was named to the USA Basketball Men’s AmeriCup Team training camp roster, it was announced Monday. The group will be led by former Houston Rockets and New York Knicks head coach Jeff Van Gundy, and AmeriCup play begins Aug. 28 and concludes Sept. 3.


Matt Mariota is switching to tight end for Oregon, Andrew Greif notes. Marcus’ baby bro played linebacker his first two years in Eugene.


Josh Furlong of writes about Utah defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei’s quest to deliver the Utes a Pac-12 title.


Here’s a writeup on Colorado cornerback Trey Udoffia, courtesy of Brian Howell. Nothing helps you get better than going up against wide receivers like Bryce Bobo and Shay Fields in practice.

Oregon State

Danny Moran catches up with Oregon State men’s basketball coach Wayne Tinkle to get his thoughts on recovering from a trying 5-27 season.


Todd Milles gives us his opinion on who should win certain position battles on the Washington football team.


Here’s a story from the Los Angeles Times regarding how big USC’s wide receivers are.