Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Unquiet on the Western Front: Mike Leach, Bronco Mendenhall, 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.)

Paperback Writer.
Washington Stae head football coach Mike Leach's book, Swing Your Sword, is out in an updated form in paperback. (CougCenter)

Shaq Attack.
Ryan Finley profiles Arizona defensive back Shaquille Richardson. (The Arizona Republic)

21st Century Digital Boys.
Stanford and Washington announce plans to use digital playbooks in 2012. (Pacific Takes)

Boise State. should retire Kellen Moore's number.
Because Tom Scott says so. (KTVB)

We Don't Talk Anymore.
Arizona State linebacker Junior Onyeali says that hasn't talked to former ASU HC Dennis Erickson since the two had an argument before last season's Las Vegas Bowl. (The Arizona Republic)

This space for rent. 
Arizona State looks at selling naming rights for Sun Devil Stadium. (The Arizona Republic)

Holliday in the Sun. 

Arizona State wide receiver J.J. Holliday will have a breakout year in 2012. Because Brad Denny said so. (House of Sparky)

Cal injury report. 
Cal LB Jason Gibson will be out three months with a broken right foot. (California Golden Blogs)

New Mexico faces Aggiegeddeon in 2013. 
New Mexico will go on the road to play Texas A&M in 2013. (Mountain West Connection)


Recruiting


Walker on the Wild Side.
California high school rising senior wide receiver Lawrence Walker commits to Arizona's 2013 recruiting class. (Arizona Desert Swarm)

Insanity


Bronco Busted.
BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall is named the "Worst Dressed College Football Coach" by Lost Lettermen. If you're Chip Kelly or Rich Rodriguez, you can stop laughing now, because you both made the list as well.