Roundup: Bryce Love returning to The Farm for senior season
Time to pop some bubbly, Cardinal fans, because Stanford running back Bryce Love is returning for his senior year, Tom FitzGerald reports. This makes the Cardinal a preseason top 15 at least in FitzGerald’s mind. Here's the news in his own words:
Honored to be a Cardinal and to play for this University another year! Back to work
— Bryce Love (@Blovee_20) January 16, 2018
Greg Hansen of the Arizona Daily Star is of the opinion that Arizona hiring Kevin Sumlin as its football coach is a “step in the right direction for racial equality.” There are now three black head coaches in the Pac-12, with Sumlin joining David Shaw and Herm Edwards in the Conference of Champions.
Former Washington quarterback KJ Carta-Samuels is transferring to UCLA and will be able to play right away as a grad transfer, Barton Simmons of CBS Sports reports.
Great news for U-Dub fans – Washington running back Myles Gaskin is returning for his senior season, Adam Jude Reports.
USC defensive lineman Rasheem Green declared for the NFL Draft, he announced on Twitter Saturday (Associated Press).
Tragic news out of Boulder, where Colorado lacrosse attacker Julia Sarcona died in a car accident Saturday after crashing into a tree on a highway. The Northport, New York native was 21 years old.
Andrew Greif reports that Oregon and Mark Helfrich reached a settlement of approximately $8 million in May. Helfrich, the head football coach of the Ducks from 2013-16, was recently hired as the offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears.
OregonLive.com's Andrew Greif writes that Oregon, Oregon State's rankings make latest women's hoops Civil Wars a rarity. You can catch the game in Corvallis Friday on Pac-12 Oregon, while Sunday's game in Eugene will be on Pac-12 Network.
Ron Kroichick writes this feature on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb juggling her duties as a coach and mom to an 8-month-old baby boy. Fun story here.
After missing the tackle on the Minnesota Vikings’ incredible game-winning play Sunday, New Orleans Saints safety and former Ute Marcus Williams says he won’t let that play define who he is on and off the field.
Jeremy Cluff of The Arizona Republic writes that Kodi Justice is playing a key role for Arizona State men’s basketball this season. Justice had 14 points in the Sun Devils’ 77-75 win against Oregon State on Saturday.
Here’s a Pac-12 Networks video on the legacy of broadcaster Keith Jackson, the Washington State alum who was THE voice of college football for quite some time.