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Dixon, a juco transfer who signed with Alabama last year before leaving the program in August, cited "family and personal reasons" for his decision to switch schools.
Dixon was widely regarded as one of the top juco cornerbacks in the nation coming out of East Arizona Community College with a 4.4 40 time and above-average ball skills (four interceptions during his sophomore campaign).
With NCAA transfer rules, he'll have to sit out the 2012 season, but still has two more years of eligibility following that.
Dixon should have a better chance at playing time in Washington compared to the uphill battle he was fighting in Alabama's stacked secondary. He'll be a prime candidate to slide into the starting lineup as a replacement for senior Desmond Trufant in 2013.
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As the Penn State sanctions continue to ripple through the school, offensive tackle Ryan Nowicki could become one of the first players to leave the Nittany Lions for greener pastures. And n the case of Nowicki, those pastures come in the form of the University of Washington.
According to a report from The News Tribune, the 6-foot-5 and 285-pound redshirt freshman, is planning on leaving Penn State, considering a number of schools to play for, including the Huskies.
A source close to the situation has said that the University of Illinois is Nowicki's current favorite, but Washington and Arizona State are also on his short list. Nowicki, still has four years of eligibility remaining, and is expected to visit Washington on Thursday or Friday this week.
Nowicki was a three-star recruit out of Glendale, Arizona's Cactus High School. He considered offers from USC, Michigan and Washington before ultimately deciding on Penn State.
For more on the Huskies, make sure that you check out the UW Dawg Pound.
The University of Washington had a monster day of recruiting Friday, when the Huskies locked up eight verbal commitments, including seven for the 2013 recruiting class.
Scout.com's Greg Biggins, who was in Seattle to cover UW's "Rising Stars" camp, broke the news of each commit via twitter:
LB Jordan (Calif) 2014 WR Rashead Johnson committed to the #Washington. He was offered after the camp yesterday and committed on the spot.— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
Caleb Tucker committed to #Washington— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
RB Lavon Coleman just committed to #Washington— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
Elijah Qualls just committed to #Washington— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
DL Andrew Basham just committed to #Washington— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
WR Demorea Stringfellow just committed to #Washington— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
DL Daeshon Hall just committed to #Washington— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
OL Poasi Moala just committed to #Washington— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) June 29, 2012
The Dawgs have been able to recruit relatively well under Steve Sarkisian, but when Tosh Lupoi was hired away from Cal this offseason, the bar was raised.
Lupoi came to Montlake as one of the premier recruiters in the country, and based on early results, the hire is already paying dividends.
According to Rivals.com's Mike Farrell, today's commitments vault Washington into the Top 20 of their recruiting rankings:
#Washington in top 20 now in our team rankings. We will see if some of the threes become fours after senior eval.— Mike Farrell (@rivalsmike) June 29, 2012
As always, verbal commitments are non-binding and nothing can become official until the first Wednesday in February 2013 - or as we know it in the football world: National Signing Day.
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College football has a new playoff system on the way, but conference scheduling will replace the BCS as the next point of controversy.
With the NBA and NHL Finals now over, and baseball in the heart of its season, the next event to look forward to on the sports calendar is the start of football season. That means a summer full of previews and analysis of the upcoming season.
The Sporting News has been taking a look at the non-conference schedules of all the BCS conferences, and today they previewed our beloved PAC-12.
USC was ranked highest in terms of strongest out-of-conference schedule. How did the four PNW schools rank out? Let's have a look:
2. Oregon State: Nicholls State, Wisconsin, at BYU
5. Washington: San Diego State, at LSU, Portland State
10. Washington State: at BYU, Eastern Washington, at UNLV
12. Oregon: Arkansas State, Fresno State, Tennessee Tech
Statistically speaking, four schools do not play a non-conference game against an opponent from a BCS conference - Utah, Washington State, Colorado and Oregon.
One school, Arizona State plays two games against BCS conference schools - Illinois and Missouri.
USC, UCLA and Stanford are the only schools who do not play a game against an FCS school.
These rankings and stats should provide some good debate material between the conference's fan bases - until the next set comes out.
For more great PAC-12 analysis and discussion head on over to Pacific Takes.
On Thursday, the University of Washington confirmed that Tosh Lupoi had been limited during the recent spring recruiting period due to a secondary NCAA violation he had committed by publicizing a recruits' visit to the student spirit group, The Dawg Pack.
"I sign secondary violations on a weekly basis," Woodward said. "It is what it is, a self-reported, self-imposed secondary violation. You guys make a big deal about it because it's Tosh Lupoi, but it's not that big of deal to us. Secondary violations are taken seriously by us, but it's not like he's in line for a death row sentence."
Lupoi came to Washington with much fanfare, after earning a reputation as one of the top recruiters in college football during his time as an assistant with the Cal Golden Bears.
Lupoi reportedly signed a three year/$350,000 per year deal and received a bonus of $100,000 to join the Huskies' staff.
Washington assistant coach Tosh Lupoi commits secondary violation, school self-reports the infraction.
PAC-12 Power rankings show the depth and power is in the North.
The Pac-12 Network is searching for personalities to fill out their air time, and one recently announced college football personality is former UCLA Bruins head football coach Rick Neuheisel, according to The Daily Bruin.
Neuheisel said he would do "a lot of soul searching" before he made his next move.
Apparently, a head-first dive into the world of television required less careful thinking. Neuheisel was introduced as one of three "faces" of the Pac-12 Conference's new TV networks last week.
"You've got to get back up on the horse and ride," Neuheisel said. "I was given a great opportunity by the folks at the Pac-12 Networks."
Although this seems like a move out of the coaching game, Neuheisel would not completely put the idea of coaching again to rest:
"I still love football, and I'm not precluding the chance of going back to coaching," Neuheisel said. "But my mind-set right now is 100 miles per hour for starting this network with a bang and telling the story of Pac-12 football."
For more on the Pac-12 make sure to check out Pacific Takes.
Marable, who served a suspension during winter workouts for a traffic offense, was arrested this time on violent conduct charges after he hit a bouncer at a night club.
In an interesting twist, Marable's involvement was an attempt to "free" 19 year-old teammate Ryan Murphy who was attempting to enter the club using an ID that belonged to another Beaver player, Anthony Watkins.
According to Kirkpatrick, Murphy was cited form misrepresentation of age and trespassing.
Marable played in 12 games in 2011.
Multiple media outlets have reached out to OSU for comment, however, the university has yet to do so.
The PAC-12 made a big splash Wednesday as it prepares for the August 2012 launch of its television network, by announcing a trio of on-air personalities.
Joining the network will be three former PAC-12 athletes: Ronnie Lott (USC football), Summer Sanders (Stanford volleyball) and Rick Neuheisel (UCLA, football). Neuheisel also was the head coach at three PAC-12 member schools: UCLA, Washington and Colorado, though Colorado was a member of the Big XII during his tenure.
From the PAC-12's press release:
"This is an exciting day for the Pac-12 Networks as we bring on three of the greatest leaders and personalities in Pac-12 history as the initial members of our on air broadcast team," said Lydia Murphy-Stephans, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Pac-12 Networks. "Exceptional storytelling is going to be the foundation of the Pac-12 Networks and with the success of our universities and student-athletes the storylines are never-ending. With Ronnie, Rick and Summer, we have three professionals who have a passion and deep understanding for the history and excellence that exists in the Pac-12. Their skills, expertise and unique insights will help us elevate our coverage and deliver the most compelling stories to our fans."
"When I first heard that the Pac-12 was planning to build seven networks to showcase all of the incredible student-athletes and programs throughout the Conference it was one of those WOW moments," Lott said. "What is being created is truly remarkable and I'm excited to be part of it. If you are a fan or alum of the Pac-12 you have to have these networks."
"I am thrilled to be a part of the Pac-12 Networks," Sanders said. "It's like coming home for me. Being a Stanford alum who was born and raised in Northern California, I truly believe there's no greater Conference in the country. It puts a huge smile on my face to know that I am now going to be one of its voices in sports broadcasting."
"This is an amazing opportunity. I have such a deep passion and respect for the Conference and for all of the schools," Neuheisel said. "I have been affiliated with the Pac-12 since I was six years old when my dad taught at Arizona State. I never missed a Sun Devils game growing up. Then I got the chance to play at UCLA and went to law school at USC. I began a coaching career at UCLA that took me to Colorado then to Washington and back to UCLA. The launch of the Pac-12 Networks is very exciting and I am thrilled for this opportunity to help deliver unprecedented exposure to the Conference of Champions."
Lott and Neuheisel will serve as football analysts for the network, while Ssnders will serve as a host and an "expert analyst for a variety of shows and events."
The network will provide 24/7 coverage of PAC-12 athletics utilizing one national network and six regional networks.
For more on the PAC-12 visit Pacific Takes.
Cougar Football is set to hit mainstream radio on Washington's westside.
Head coach Steve Sarkisian told the Times that Porter is suffering from "degenerative arthritis" in both of his shoulders. The former Bothell HS standout was a mainstay for the Huskies' offensive line the past two seasons. Porter started all 13 games at right guard for the Huskies in 2011.
This news means there is a gap that now needs to be filled on the right side of the offensive line.
Porter was one of the top recruits from the class of 2009, he was ranked as the No. 9 offensive guard and given a four-star rating by Scout.com.
Here's some reaction from different writers and fans following the team:
Horrible news out of Montlake this evening. I can't even begin to describe how bad I feel for this kid, he was a stud on the offensive line and will be greatly missed on the football field. (Via: UW Dawg Pound)
Tough to hear about former Bothell standout Colin Porter's UW career coming to an end. I still remember how excited he was on signing day.—Mason Kelley (@masonkelley) April 10, 2012
Tough news about Colin Porter. He was a hard worker that brought some physicality to the O-Line.— Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) April 10, 2012
For more discussion about Porter's retirement, head on over to UW Dawg Pound.
Sean Parker and Shaq Thompson headline the Huskies' defense in 2012.
Steve Sarkisian's tenure at UW in entering a turning point this spring. The future is bright, but 2012 could be a make-or-break year for the fourth-year head coach.
The Washington Huskies' have lined up their first recruit for the Class of 2013.
According to the Seattle Times, Lakes High coach Dave Miller has said that receiver Sammie Long has committed to Washington.
According to Miller, Long let UW coach Steve Sarkisian know of his decision last night and that Long "is very excited to be a Husky."
Long, a 6-foot-4, 190 lb. Lakewood resident, is listed on Rivals.com as a three-star recruit and NorthwestPrepReport.com recently rated Long as the best wide receiver prospect in the state. Last season, Long recorded 20 catches for 266 yards with five touchdowns for the 11-1 Lancers.
Northwest Prep Report described Long as a "big, mobile, agile target who has good hands and excellent speed."
According to Rivals, California, Georgia Tech, Oregon, Oregon St., Purdue, UCLA, Utah and Washington St. all showed interest in signing Long.
For more on the Huskies, head over to the UW Dawg Pound.
If Oregon's coaches have misled recruits on the seriousness of the NCAA investigations and sanctions they're facing, will these players have the opportunity to be released from their letter of intent?
ESPN's Pac-12 Blog and Kevin Gemmell have been going through and ranking the top 25 players of the Pac-12, based on their 2011 season, and the countdown hit 11 on Tuesday. Coming in at that spot is surprise star Keith Price, and Gemmell explains why:
2011 numbers: Let's start with the 33 passing touchdowns. That would be a UW single-season record. Then, there's the 3,063 passing yards -- second all time at Washington. The 66.9 completion percentage and 161.09 passing efficiency? Record and record.
Preseason ranking: Unranked.
Making the case for Price: How does an unranked player catapult to No. 11? You start by putting up numbers that get you in the conversation with Pac-12 quarterbacks like Andrew Luck and Matt Barkley. You shock the rest of the conference with efficiency and accuracy traditionally not seen from a sophomore, let alone a first-time starter. You make a fanbase forget about Jake what's-his-name -- that first-round draft pick you replaced. And you do it all on bad knees, bad ankles and with a bad shoulder. The full, healthy Price was finally unleashed in the Alamo Bowl and he rushed for his first three touchdowns of the year and threw for another four. He said he's dedicating himself this offseason to putting on more weight so he can stay healthy. If the poised pocket quarterback and the athletic runner can all come together for a full season next year, expect this dynamic football player to warrant some legitimate Heisman buzz.
There's really no arguing with the logic here - Price had a record breaking season for the Huskies and made it pretty easy to forget about recently-departed Jake Locker. Price has potential to thrust himself into the top-five discussion next year with another solid campaign.
Make sure to check out the rest of their rankings and see if any other Huskies made the list.
For more on the Huskies, head over to the UW Dawg Pound.
The Daily 12-PAC: Your daily dose of PAC-12 football, with a Pacific Northwest twist.
Today - Washington's 2010 recruiting class is reviewed, Washington State head coach Mike Leach loses his appeal vs Texas Tech, Oregon's running back situation up in the air with the departure of LaMichael James to the NFL, and possible legal trouble for Oregon State Beaver Sean Martin.
The Washington Huskies are continuing to fill out their coaching staff for the 2012 season. They have filled in all of their regular assistant jobs, but there are still some positions on their support staff that are left to fill.
U San Diego RB coach Andrew Rolin of Cordova High hired as Washington Huskies offensive assistant;also a good recruiter,landing nice talents— Joe Davidson (@sb_joedavidson) February 16, 2012
It's a quality control type job and not on-field or recruiting. UW obviously has all its regular asst jobs filled.— Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) February 16, 2012
Their latest hiring comes from the University of San Diego, where 24 year old Andrew Rolin, running backs coach will be coming in as a Husky quality control assistant.
Rolin is probably being brought in for how well he knows Northern California recruiting country, as he hails from Rancho Cordova near Sacramento. Washington has some important targets in the Northern California area this recruiting season, and they'll need as much familiarity with the area as they can possibly get. While Rolin can't really recruit, any efforts he can provide on official visits by recruits could be highly useful.
Rolin once played quarterback for the University of San Diego.
To discuss Washington football, hit up UW Dawg Pound.
Dave Miller of National Football Post compiled his list of the best recruiting classes this year by offensive position, and gave the Washington Huskies the top mark for recruited quarterbacks this year.
Even though Florida State secured Jameis Winston, he may end up playing baseball. Notre Dame, meanwhile, has Gunner Kiel, who is seen as the top dropback passer amongst the recruits. Purdue took three quarterbacks this year, but it was Steve Sarkisian and his Huskies that landed the best pair of QB's respectivley, getting both Cyler Miles and Jeff Lindquist.
Miles eventually decided on UW instead of flipping to USC, winning co-MVP honors at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl this season. He was 7-8 passes for 155 yards and a touchdown during that game. The 6-3, 225-pound Lindquist played well at at the Semper Fidelis Bowl, throwing two TD's of his own before leading the West squad to a 17-14 victory.
Sark is going to have some fun (and a tough decision) between these two once Keith Price moves on.
For more on the Huskies, head over to the UW Dawg Pound.
According to Oregon State beat writer Cliff Kirkpatrick, the Beavers football program is getting close to hiring former Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Rod Perry to be Oregon State’s new defensive backs coach, but may not be announced until later in the week.
Perry played his college ball for the Colorado Buffaloes and was a fourth-round selection by the then Los Angeles Rams. He played for them from 1975-82 before moving on to the Cleveland Browns from 1983-84.
He has some coaching experience in the Northwest already, coaching with the Seattle Seahawks from 1989-1991. He’s also coached with the L.A. Rams (1992-1994), Houston Oilers (1995-1996), the San Diego Chargers (1997-2001) alongside Mike Riley, the Carolina Panthers (2002-06) and of course the Colts (2008-2011).
For more in depth discussion and analysis of everything Beavers, make sure you head over to Building the Dam to get in on the action and show off your fanhood.
Mike Leach has kicked Washington State linebacker C.J. Mizell off the football team after multiple transgressions.
More: How did the Huskies do?
The Washington Huskies could really afford to upgrade their defensive depth after the way they've been bludgeoned the past few years. And it looks like they're doing just that with some key commits the last few weeks. First Shaq Thompson switched from Cal to UW, then Cleveland Wallace switched from Oregon State to Washington, and now Dominguez cornerback Brandon Beaver adds even more depth into the secondary.
Beaver committed moments ago to the Washington Huskies over the California Golden Bears and the Utah Utes. Beaver has been recruited by UW for a long time, and Steve Sarkisian seemed to get the go-ahead from Beaver to make the announcement before Beaver went on Fox Sports West and picked the UW hat.
To discuss Washington football recruiting, head on over to UW Dawg Pound. To talk about Cal football recruiting, check out the California Golden Blogs. To learn more about Utah football recruiting, best to head over to Block U.
Cyler Miles has been conflicted for awhile but where he wants to go to college. The Mullen quarterback might be saying that he's sticking with his original commitment, but does he really mean it?
Miles has been committed to the Washington Huskies for awhile, but the USC Trojans have been doing their best to try and woo him away from Seattle. I wouldn't imagine their pitch, but it'd probably have something to do with the great offensive traditions of SC and general success of the program, plus the possibility of throwing to all those great wide receivers that the Trojans now boast.
QB Cyler Miles just spoke again with USC as he nears his 1 p.m. announcement— InsideUSC (@InsideUSC) February 1, 2012
Miles told The Denver Post that he has letters of intent from USC and Washington, and will choose which school to sign with at Mullen around 2 p.m. today.
Miles, the No. 1-rated recruit in The Denver Post's class of 2012 rankings, committed to Washington last summer. But commitments are non-binding; today — national signing day — is the first day recruits can sign binding letters of intent with colleges.
Miles apparently brought two LOIs from both USC and Washington to his announcement. There, he finally eventually announced for the Huskies. The quarterback appeared to be very conflicted but has held true to his original commitment, keeping Washington's class at 24.
Jaydon Mickens, a wide receiver recruit out of Los Angeles, CA made a verbal commitment to the Washington Huskies on Tuesday night.
According to his Rivals.com profile, Mickens is a four-star recruit and the No. 11 best wide receiver in the class of 2012.
Mickens chose the Huskies over Oklahoma State. Though he is only 5'8", his athleticism and speed garnered him scholarship offers from several Pac-12 schools including California and USC. Mickens will join former Dorsey High school teammates and current Huskies Matthew Lyons (Linebacker) and Marvin Hall (Wide Receiver).
This latest commitment for Huskies Head Coach Steve Sarkisian caps off a successful recruiting day. The Huskies also gained commitments from OL Shane Brostek (Kamuela, HI) and Jordan Payton (Westlake Village, CA),.
Here are highlights from his junior season at Dorsey High School:
Jaydon Mickens Dorsey High Class of 2012 (via utrhighlightvideos)
Steve Sarkisian and the Washington Huskies might have just landed their biggest recruiting victory when they picked up the prized jewel of the Cal recruiting class and got him to make the move to UW.
Just committed to the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON #HUSKYNATION— Shaq Thompson(Grant) (@ItsShaqThompson) January 31, 2012
Shaq Thompson is considered one of the best safeties in the 2012 recruiting class. The Grant safety is the all-around package and was expected to be a game-changer as someone who could start the moment he made it onto campus. Thompson has always liked Washington, and it looks like the movement of his main recruiter was enough to make the difference in getting him to come Northwest. A few other factors could've also played a hand in his final decision.
It's official: Shaq tells us the reasons for Washington are: "It's where my heart is; second highest graduation rate in the Pac-12..."— Joe Davidson (@sb_joedavidson) January 31, 2012
Just heard from Shaq;Wash was a close 2nd to Cal earlier;really likes Tosh Lupoi,academics;best friend James Sample is there. It's done.— Joe Davidson (@sb_joedavidson) January 31, 2012
Baseball was another big factor for UW, Sark was willing to allow him to miss some spring ball, family appreciated the flexibility— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) January 31, 2012
Looks as if the poaching of Tosh Lupoi from Cal to Washington might've made the difference.
The departure of Tosh Lupoi from Cal to Washington might have had an unintended consequence: One of his biggest recruits that Lupoi was looking at will be going to neither school and will end up at perhaps the biggest rival in all the conference. Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee reports.
Arik Armstead made his announcement a few hours, and made his commitment to Oregon over an impressive list of schools, which included Cal, Washington as well as Auburn, UCLA and USC. Armstead really liked the sports business program and the Nike connections, and appreciated the lack of negative recruiting from Chip Kelly.
Armstead will enroll for the spring quarter in March and should be able to participate in spring practice, and he'll figure to compete for playing time on the defensive front. Armstead also wants to play hoops, and he should be in the mix to be on Dana Altman's squad.
To talk about Armstead and Oregon football recruiting, head on over to Addicted to Quack.
More from SI: Lupoi hire has major recruiting ramifications
Scott Enyeart is a staff writer and podcast contributor at Field Gulls, covers the USC Trojans for Neon Tommy, and has unique connections to both Pete Carroll and Steve Sarkisian from their respective days down in Southern California. He's a former D-1 coach (UNLV) and with his coverage of Pac-12 football and though his ties to Sark and Carroll, he has a great perspective on pretty much every level of football that is happening on the west coast, from high school and up, and has innumerable connections therein so I love to hear his take on things.
Enyeart was on SportsRadioKJR's Dave "Softy" Mahler show earlier this week and had some interesting things to say about UW's newest hire, Tosh Lupoi.
Said Scott: "It's probably the biggest hire that [Steve Sarkisian has] made as a head coach. Tosh's reputation and just what he's been able to do in the short time he's been in the profession, is pretty unparalleled."
Make sure you give it a listen, and follow Scott on Twitter. For more on the Huskies, make sure you check out UW Dawg Pound. To discuss Cal recruiting, go to the California Golden Blogs. To see more of Scott's work on the Seahawks, head over to Field Gulls.
Kiesau was California Golden Bears' wide receivers coach and the passing game coordinator. He joins defensive line coach and recruiting guru Tosh Lupoi as two members of the Cal coaching staff to bolt for the Huskies.
Lupoi's defection caused shockwaves down the west coast as one of the best recruiters in the country left Cal for the Huskies and a big pay raise. It isn't known if Lupoi had anything to do with Kiesau's decision to join the staff as well with the two not being associated with one another due to being on different sides of the ball, but Lupoi had to make the gig more attractive to Kiesau since Kiesau has a recruiting past as well.
Kiesau spent only one season as wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator at Cal after previously serving as WR coach and recruiting coordinator for four seasons (2002-2005) in a previous stint with the Bears. He then spent 2006-2010 on the University of Colorado coaching staff.
For the most part, college football assistants stay under the radar, aside from offensive and defensive coordinators. But many times, these somewhat anonymous position coaches are the most vital pieces of programs, especially on the recruiting trail. These relatively quiet, high-paid assistants are the piece of the puzzle that makes everything go.
Which is where former Cal assistant Tosh Lupoi comes in. Unless you follow recruiting closely, Lupoi probably isn't a household name. He took root at Cal and quickly became the Golden Bears' ace recruiting. This year's top-15 class after a season that was nothing spectacular? Lupoi was the man behind-the-scenes, piling up highly-touted recruits along the way.
Despite Cal not having a winning Pac-12 record in the last three years, Lupoi's efforts landed Cal many top recruits who would have previously never seriously considered Cal as a destination. The loss of the coach who is arguably the best recruiter in the country is already having implications for the Golden Bears.
Be sure to check out the rest of the article from SB Nation Recruiting.
Combined with Justin Wilcox -- Lupoi has a long-standing relationship with the new Washington defensive coordinator -- the Huskies have put together a superb team of assistants on the defensive side of the ball. Lupoi is one of those somewhat anonymous, well-paid assistants because he simply delivers, striking a bond with recruits and hauling in big-name prospects.
While Lupoi will coach the defensive line and coordinate the run game on the defensive side of the ball, make no mistake about it: this was a hire for recruiting purposes. And with the former Cal ace in Montlake, the Bears' huge recruiting class may be in peril. You can bet Lupoi will go after some of the kids he recruited, and plenty of other Pac-12 coaches will be circling the wreckage, trying to flip kids until the last possible moment.
The Pac-12 and Big Ten announced on Wednesday an inter-conference partnership that will include at least one inter-conference football game starting in 2017.
Mike Leach has been hired as the new Washington St. Cougars head coach, which brings all sorts of nice quirks. One of them will be the type of assistants he hires with his new coaching staff.
To discuss Leach's new hires with Washington State fans, go to CougCenter.
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