Monday, February 13, 2012

Unquiet on the Western Front: Andrew Luck vs. Robert Griffin III, Lane Kiffin, 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.)

There can be only one.
The debate over whether former Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck or former Baylor QB Robert Griffin III should be the Indianapolis Colts' first round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. (The Denver Post)

Two for Troy.
USC head football coach Lane Kiffin announces the hirings of linebackers coach Scottie and defensive backs coach Marvin Sanders. (Rivals.com)

Don't go chasing waterfalls, please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to.
Utah head football coach Kyle Whittingham sticks close to home when he chooses members of his coaching staff. (The Deseret News)

Reaping the benefits.
Washington head football coach Steve Sarkisian's revamping of his coaching staff has already seen  on the recruiting front. (Rivals.com)

Blow Up the Outside World.
Arizona State president Michael Crow has his own plan to "blow up" the BCS, and replace it with an eight-team tournament. (The Arizona Republic)

Ducks run amok. 
Two Oregon football players, cornerback Dior Mathis and receiver B.J. Kelley were finalists in the Husky Classic indoor track meet 60-yard dash held in Seattle. (The Register-Guard)

Didn't We Almost have It All?
Martin Sonderman looks back at the Mountain West Conference's Quixotic quest to become a BCS conference. A quest that has gone off the rails thanks to the shifting sands of conference realignment. (The Bleacher Report)  

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