Predictions for all PAC-12 games in week 14

Perhaps the two biggest news items in PAC-12 games last week was Oregon State’s upset of Oregon and Arizona quarterback Grant Gunnell’s injury on the first play of the Wildcats’ game against UCLA. Oregon’s loss was not crushing as far as the Ducks’ future goes. I mean, Oregon didn’t lose a shot at the CFP … Continue reading Predictions for all PAC-12 games in week 14

PAC-12 game preview: Oregon State vs Washington State

PAC-12 football is finally here and that makes this a good time to take a look at the intriguing matchup of Oregon State at Washington State. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm on Saturday and will be televised by FS1. What makes this game intriguing is the uncertainty of what to expect from … Continue reading PAC-12 game preview: Oregon State vs Washington State

From two-star to “Mullens Mania”: the story of San Francisco quarterback Nick Mullens

Have you ever felt like you're not good enough? That you don't have enough talent? That others have all of the advantages? What follows is a true story that will encourage you to keep your wits and never lose hope. Chad Kelly had it all, good looks, athletic body, pedigree, and the best training in … Continue reading From two-star to “Mullens Mania”: the story of San Francisco quarterback Nick Mullens

PAC-12 football offenses: We know they can move, but can they make the critical plays?

We've all seen the high-flying offenses of the PAC-12, teams like Washington State and USC that have no problem averaging 400+ yards and 30+ points per game. But, how good are they really?  How much "grit" did they have when critical situations were on the line?  It's one thing to gloat over an opulence of … Continue reading PAC-12 football offenses: We know they can move, but can they make the critical plays?

Who will win the PAC-12? Full conference football rankings

Today, we're taking a look at the 2020 PAC-12 football season and how the Savvy Index rates each team. With a host of coaching changes, quarterback changes, and game cancellations, this looks to be a dynamic season that overflows with excitement and uncertainty. 1.  Oregon      (national rank:   14) UO has a ton of talent returning … Continue reading Who will win the PAC-12? Full conference football rankings

From ten crying girls to a Nike grant

When my eight year old daughter wanted to play sports, I was delighted.  I knew she had what it took to be good in any sport and the fact that she wanted to play basketball was even better because that was my sport. I had played high school basketball in Oregon and coached at various … Continue reading From ten crying girls to a Nike grant