Monday, July 23, 2012

Unquiet on the Western Front: Matt Barkley, Jeff Tuel, 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.)

Taking a stance.
Avinash Kunnath looks at potential Heisman Trophy candidates coming out of the Pac-12. It's pretty much down to USC quarterback Matt Barkley and Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas. (Pacific Takes)

Everyone Else is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
Jeff Nusser looks at the chances for Washington State QB Jeff Tuel or Marquess Wilson wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy. (CougCenter)

Aw, how cute!
The Mountain West and WAC hold their media days this week. (The Idaho Statesman)

Standing Patti.
Boise State freshman QB Nick Patti discusses his confidence in winning the starting QB job left open by Kellen Moore's departure. (The Idaho Statesman

Wright, you're bloody well Wright.
Drew Roberts profiles Boise St. RB Drew Wright. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Culture Club. 
Doug Haller looks at the "culture change" at Arizona State beyond first year head football coach Todd Graham's  war on player individuality. (The Arizona Republic)

Round and Round.
House of Sparky holds a round table on how many wins Arizona St. will get in 2012. (House of Sparky)

Kiko and the Lavender Moon.
Rod Moseley profiles Oregon middle linebacker Kiko Alonso. (The Eugene Register-Guard

Least. Shocking. News. Of. The. Day.
Nike founder Phil Knight is named the "most influential" person in Oregon sports. (The Oregonian

Utah needs to "step up st home."
Because Block U said so. (Block U)

Bye BYU Bye. 
BYU running back Josh Quezada has announced his decision to transfer to another school. (The Salt Lake Tribune)

Los Lobos.
Mountain West Connection looks at the 2012 New Mexico Lobos. (Mountain West Connection)

Till Depth Do Us Part.
Bruins Nation looks at the UCLA defensive back depth chart. (Bruins Nation)


Jacob's Ladder. 
California high school rising senior offensive tackle Jacob Alsadek commits to Arizona's 2013 recruiting class. (The Tuscon Citizen)