Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Unquiet on the Western Front: Andrew Luck, Rick Neuheisel, Boise State, and more.

(Unquiet on the Western Front is SWRT's look at the Pac-12, WAC, Mountain West, and other West Coast/Rocky Mountain schools extravaganza.)  
 
Luck of the Draw.
Bookmakers have Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck as the early favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. (Rule of Tree)

Deep in the Heart of Texas.
The Lone Star State is becoming a hotbed for Boise State when it comes to recruiting players. (Mountain West Connection)

The high cost on moving up in the world.
Utah is raising ticket prices and student fees to help it get ready to compete in the Pac-12. (The Salt Lake Tribune)

The Blame Game. 
USC's probation woes are the fault of former athletic director Mike Garrett, not former head football coach Pete Caroll. Because Michael Lev, says so. Shut up, Mike. (The Orange County Register)

Gone Bowling.
University of Arizona President Robert Shelton is stepping down to become executive director of the beleaguered Fiesta Bowl. (Arizona Desert Swarm)

It's getting hot in here.
Yes, UCLA's  Rick Neuheisel is on the hot seat. (The Orange County Register)

Then again...
"It is not hot at all...who would they get to replace him. Not a big name under the cash strapped UC system..." (Conquest Chronicles)

Shirts Without Random Triangles. 
Washington State is asking fans to create a t-shirt for it's "Undefeated Fans" program of displaying a school flag in places where it probably doesn't belong. (CougCenter)


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