Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Unquiet on the Western Front: Riley Nelson, Mike Leach, 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.)

Tonight's the Night.
The Pac-12 Network will make it's long-awaited debut Wednesday night  at 6 pm PT (9 ET). (Pacific Takes)

Taking the lead. 
Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly has become the frontrunner to become the ASU's starting QB. (House of Sparky)

Hanging by a Moment.
BYU is hoping that QB Riley Nelson has a "senior-year moment" that previous Cougar senior QB's have had. (The Deseret News)

Top Katz. 
San Diego State names Ryan Katz as starting QB. (Mountain West Connection)

 A Low Down Dirty Shame.
Arizona's offense describes itself as being "down and dirty." (The Arizona Republic)

Hey Joe.
Drew Roberts profiles Boise State QB Joe Southwick. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Utah player profile of the day.
Amy Donaldson profiles Utah defensive back Quade Chappuis. (The Deseret News)

Insanity.


A Shark to the System.
Does Washington State head football coach Mike Leach have a Shark Week story? Of course he does. (CougCenter)

Georgia Southern IS NOT joining the WAC.
And neither are Liberty University, James Madison, or any other school the WAC Wikipedia page claimed was joining the conference. Someone obviously decided to go trolling big time. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Boise State holds its own "Bronco Olympics"
Because the real Olympics is another major sporting event that Boise St. will probably be blocked from ever getting to. (The Idaho Statesman)