Friday, July 13, 2012

Unquiet on the Western Front: 2012 bowl schedule, BYU-Utah, recruiting, 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.)

Pac-12 bowl schedule.
12/15  New Mexico Bowl
12/22  Las Vegas Bowl
12/27  Holiday Bowl
12/29  Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
12/29  Alamo Bowl
12/31  Sun Bowl
1/1      Rose Bowl Game
(via Pacific Takes)

Overreaction of the day not involving Penn State. 
Utah suspending it's rivalry with BYU is a sign that the Utes are "abandoning their culture." Because Lee Benson said so. He makes it sound like the Utes converted to Shintoism, for crying out loud. (The Deseret News)

You deserve a break today.
Brett Hein says that a two-year break in the BYU-Utah rivalry might be a good thing. He says both schools could use the time to find their footing in the new college football landscape. (Vanquish the Foe)

Please come to Boston in the springtime.
Arizona State linebacker Brandon McGee signs a contract with the Boston Red Sox, but will play his senior season in 2012. (Arizona Sports)

When Irish eyes are smiling.
Air Force will play Notre Dame in Colorado Springs in 2013. (Mountain West Connection)


A night at the Hilton.
Drew Roberts profiles Boise State defensive back Hilton Richardson. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Recruiting


USC recruiting trifecta. 
USC lands three commitments for the Trojans' 2013 recruiting class from California high school rising seniors defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes from California, offensive lineman Khaliel Rodgers from Maryland, and offensive tackle Nico Falah from California. (Conquest Chronicles)

Two for the road.
Oregon State picks up commitments for its 2013 recruiting class from California HSRS wide receivers Victor Bolden and Jordan Villamin. (Building the Dam)

UCLA recruiting news.
Tennessee offensive lineman Christian Morris commits to UCLA's 2013 recruiting class. (Bruins' Nation)