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Roundup: Stanford launches Heisman site for Bryce Love

Oct 18, 2017


Stanford has launched a Heisman Trophy campaign website for Bryce Love, which is linked in the preceding phrase. Enough of these second-place Heisman finishes, am I right?

Oregon State

Oregon State women’s basketball coach Scott Rueck signed a five-year contract extension that will keep him in Corvallis through the 2026-27 season, AD Scott Barnes announced Tuesday.


Air regulators say the air was too smoky for the Cal-Washington State game to be played, reports Kate Galbraith of the San Francisco Chronicle. Galbraith writes that Friday’s game was played on the “worst day by far for fine-particle pollution ever recorded in the Bay Area.” That, uh, doesn’t sound good.

Washington State

Here’s a Pac-12 Sports Report update on Washington State beginning its search for a new athletic director. John Johnson is the interim AD.


Well how about this? Arizona is the fourth-likeliest team to win the Pac-12 title, according to ESPN analytics (Arizona Desert Swarm). It’s just a 2 percent chance, according to ESPN’s Football Power Index, but still, who thought Arizona would have that good of a shot this deep into the season? Oh, what a quarterback can do for your program…


Oregon football coach Willie Taggart commented on quarterback Justin Herbert’s status earlier this week, saying “I’m sure he’ll get back quicker than we think” (The Oregonian/OregonLive).


Click on this link from The Seattle Times to get Washington AD Jen Cohen’s thoughts on the loss to Arizona State, the brew-ha-ha with ESPN and late kickoff times.


So, did USC quarterback Sam Darnold “turn a corner” in the Utah game? That’s the question posed to us by Joey Kaufman of the Orange County Register.


Kareem Copeland of the Associated Press writes about Utah’s red-zone issues, as he points out that the Utes are tied for 112th in the nation in red zone touchdown conversions.

Arizona State

Jeff Metcalfe features Arizona State tight end Ceejhay French-Love, who is doing serious work for the Sun Devils. The first name is pronounced like CJ.


Pat Rooney takes a look at Colorado soccer’s final homestand of the regular season against the Arizona schools. The Buffs are 7-5-3 overall and 1-4-1 in conference play, meaning they need to probably pick up at least three wins in their final five matches to work their way into at-large consideration.


Thuc Nhi Nguyen features UCLA tight end Austin Roberts, who has a more pronounced role in the offense with Caleb Wilson out.