We’re about a week away from Pac-12 Meda Day, meaning the transition from off-season to talking season has commenced. While the SEC has FOUR DAYS of media madness, the Pac-12 wraps it all into one day - this year on July 25th. We’ll have full coverage when that comes around.
This also means slim-pickins’ in the link department. But rest assured, football season is steaming towards us.
To the Dots!
- How many people can claim a cooler job title than the former UW receiver?
Seahawks have hired former UW standout Mario Bailey as Director of Legends & Player Community Engagement. pic.twitter.com/bEfPcRcfS0— Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) July 18, 2018
- Pacific Takes continues their countdown of top-50 players in the conference. I think Byron Murphy moves way up that list this season.
- A lot of the hype around Auburn this season centers on their defense, but a lot is expected of QB Jarrett Stidham, who many think can take a big step forward this year.
- When Auburn opens fall camp, what does OC Chip Lindsey need to address?
- Final Auburn link: 15 questions Auburn Undercover wants to ask players at media days.
- Recent study on the effect of facilities in college football recruiting. The short answer, there’s little impact.
- 44 Days now:
Keishawn Bierria's 4️⃣5️⃣ yard on-side kick return for a touchdown is the shortest kickoff return for a score in @UW_Football #Husky history.— Tony Castricone (@Castricone) July 18, 2018
It's also the shortest I've ever heard of!
4️⃣5️⃣ days til kickoff against Auburn!#GBED #PurpleReign
- Offense or defense, being super efficient has always stood out as a pillar of Chris Petersen’s football philosophy. Even with the offensive issues, Washington was still 3rd in points per play:
2017 Pac-12 Football - Points per Play— SportsPac12 (@SportsPac12) July 18, 2018
1. Arizona .550
2. Stanford .527
3. Washington .526
4. Oregon .442
5. UCLA .439
6. USC .429
7. ASU .405
8. Utah .382
9. WSU .369
10. Cal .348
11. Colorado .321
12. OSU .290
2017 Pac-12 Football - Opponent Points per Play— SportsPac12 (@SportsPac12) July 18, 2018
1. Washington .239
2. Stanford .324
3. Utah .342
4. USC .356
5. Colorado .381
6. Cal .386
7. Oregon .400
8. WSU .415
9. ASU .445
11. UCLA .464
12. OSU .612
All for today. GO DAWGS!