Thursday, May 24, 2012

Unquiet on the Westerm Front: Arizona, Washington, Cal, 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.)

Anu day at Arizona.
Arizona lands the 2013 recruiting class commitment of  Nevada high school quarterback Abu Solomon. (The Arizona Daily Star)

There's Always the Sun. 
Bred Denny takes a look back at Arizona State's "Sunburst" helmets, which the team wore from 1975-1979. (House of Sparky)

I've seen the future, and it will be. 
Washington head football coach Steve Sarkasian declares that Husky Stadium will become "the best stadium in America" when renovations to the facilty are complete in 2013. (CoachingSearch.Com)


Expansion silliness story of the day.
The Big East is reportedly reaching out to BYU and Air Force to join the conference in 2015. If there is still is a Big East in 2015, that is. (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Payne Makes You Beautiful.
California Golden Blogs interviews Cal defensive tackle Kendrick Payne. (California Golden Blogs)

Meet the new boss. 
San Jose State will reportedly name Gene Bleymaier as the school's new athletic director. Bleymaier was the former AD at Boise State, who fired him after an NCAA investigation into rules violations. (San Jose Mercury News)

Nelson lawsuit analyzed. 
Bruins Nation looks at the lawsuit brought against Sports Illustrated by former UCLA basketball player Reeves Nelson. (Bruins Nation)

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