Roundup: Bryce Love out for Saturday's game vs. UC Davis
Stanford running back Bryce Love will not play on Saturday against UC Davis due to an undisclosed injury, Kyle Bonagura reports. Love left in the fourth quarter of Stanford’s 17-3 win over USC Saturday night. Fear not, Stanford fans, for head coach David Shaw said he expects Love to be back for the Oregon game the weekend after.
Nick Daschel reports that Conor Blount and Jake Luton split reps at practice on Tuesday, noting that head coach Jonathan Smith said that this week’s practices will determine who starts at QB on Saturday at Nevada.
UCLA is hoping to remedy its special teams issues sooner rather than later, writes Thuc Nhi Nguyen. The Bruins gave up kickoff returns of 86 and 35 yards and also yielded a 66-yard punt return during Saturday’s loss at Oklahoma.
Kurt Kragthorpe examines the issues Utah’s offense needs to fix before going up against Washington in his latest article for The Salt Lake Tribune. The Utes’ offense was only responsible for 10 points in the 17-6 win over Northern Illinois last weekend.
Joel Anderson of ESPN writes that quarterback JT Daniels and USC are looking to right the ship at Texas following a disappointing offensive performance in Saturday’s loss to Stanford.
Kent Somers of The Arizona Republic is of the belief that Arizona State’s offense will improve after some tough stretches against UTSA (even though the Sun Devils did drop 49 on the Roadrunners) and Michigan State.
Ken Goe gives us a peek ahead at Oregon football’s next game against San Jose State. Hath been a rough year for the Spartans, losing to FCS UC Davis before getting blanked by Washington State.
With Carson Wentz still on the mend from a torn ACL, Nick Foles will start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles for their Week 2 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday (Yahoo Sports).
Theo Lawson tells us that Washington State defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys is sitting in the press box this season instead of watching the game from the sideline. Lawson gives us the reasons why in the link.
Washington baseball slugger Joe Wainhouse was granted another year of eligibility and will return to the Huskies for the 2019 season. The all-Pac-12er who hit 19 home runs in 2018 missed most of 2017 with an injury, hence getting that extra year back.
Cal men’s soccer midfielder Shinya Kadono was named Pac-12 Player of the Week after scoring four goals and notching an assist in the Golden Bears’ 6-2 win over Sacramento State on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Colorado women’s soccer players Tatum Barton and Kelsey Aaknes were named Pac-12 Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively. Barton scored twice in the Buffs’ 3-0 win over Michigan State, while Aaknes assisted on the game-winning goal against Marquette and helped the Buffs pitch its fifth shutout of the season in that win over Michigan State.