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- This piece from Dennis Dodd has been making the rounds the past couple of days, reviewing the woes of the Pac-12 and how far behind other conferences it is. But, the conference can redeem itself in a big way, and it all starts on the field. Here are 5 games for the 2018 season that could change the perception of the league.
- SB Nation’s Podcast Ain’t Played Nobody takes aim at Dodd’s article and the so called death of the Pac-12.
- The recent ruling on sports gambling could change the fortune$ of the Pac-12, literally. Jon Wilner with his always excellent analysis on how the changing law could effect the Pac-12.
- Wilner has his Pac-12 stock report. The conference is trying to address the bowl scheduling issues from last year. If you recall, the Holiday and Alamo Bowls were played at the exact same time. Speaking of scheduling, here are the 8 year in-conference scheduling rotations.
- Any Podcast of Champions fans around here? The Pac-12 focused podcast recently drafted a Pac-12 All-Century team. Wilner couldn’t resist joining in on the fun and selected a team of the remaining conference players.
- With 109 long days until the 2018 season, Auburn blog College and Magnolia has their countdown piece for the day, celebrating the Kick 6.
- And finally, Pacific Takes ranks 2018 Pac-12 games. Is Stanford - Washington the new Stanford - Oregon? Though I have to say, I’m not wild that Stanford is the common denominator there.
- I spend time on Twitter so you don’t have to:
247 Bowl Projections 5/16:— WestCoastCFB (@WestcoastCfb) May 16, 2018
Rose Bowl: Washington vs Wisconsin
Fiesta Bowl: USC vs Boise State
Alamo: Stanford vs West Virginia
Holiday Bowl: UCLA vs Michigan
SF Bowl: Oregon vs Iowa
Sun Bowl: Arizona vs NC State
Cactus: WSU vs Iowa State@UW_Football @BroncoSportsFB
- What say you, Dawg fans? Rose Bowl vs. Wisconsin - would you take that right now?
- Might be the steal of the 2018 class:
Is it August yet? @hampton_dom is ready to match up with the best WR’s in the country! Young man studies and loves Football! #WhosNext #PurpleReign pic.twitter.com/BNF7pmYYco— Jimmy Lake (@CoachLakeUDUB) May 15, 2018
- Just some of Jimmy Lake’s former players:
So happy to see these 3 men have their dreams become reality! Their hard work and toughness will keep them in the @NFL for years to come! @buddabaker32 @zeke_turner @Money_Mox #ScoreOrGetTheBallBack pic.twitter.com/wYy8FLwUbw— Jimmy Lake (@CoachLakeUDUB) May 16, 2018
chapter 2 is finna be special pic.twitter.com/CEGP3D2TZj— hunter bryant (@blackbeast88) May 17, 2018
- Top linebacker on the west coast and UW legacy will visit unofficially (means he has to pay for the trip) this weekend:
I will be taking my first UNOFFICIAL visits to...— 5 (@maninoa_tufono) May 16, 2018
• University of Washington ️ •
• University of Oregon •
- Enjoy the rest of your week Husky fans!