Friday, November 30, 2012

West Coast news: Pac-12 title game, BYU, and...Johnny Manzilel?

Unquiet on the Western Front


The Final Countdown.
Bill Connelly previews the Pac-12 championship game between Stanford and UCLA. (Pacific Takes)

It's crazy what you could've had.
Paul Buker ponders what Oregon would have been like if quarterback sensation Johnny Manziel had decided to sign with the Ducks instead of Texas A&M. (The Oregonian)

Sing Along With Mitch. 
Dave Southorn profiles Boise State wide recriver Mitch Burroughs. (The Idaho Press-Tribune)

Where Do We Go From Here?
Brad Rock looks at what BYU needs to do to close the Riley Nelson era at the QB position. (The Deseret News)

Good Days and Bad Days.
Michael Preston looks at the good and bad about Washington State's offseason. (CougCenter)

I've got a little list, I've got a little list.
Jack Follman lists the ten best Pac-12 coaches of the past decade. Urban Meyer and Kyle Whittingham make the list even though Utah didn't join the Pac-12 until last season. Just write it off as Orwellian revisionist history and go on. (Pacific Takes)


Recruiting


You've Got Mayle.
California JUCO WR Vince Mayle commits to Washington State's 2013 recruiting class. (CougCenter)