- This report set the college football world on fire as there appears to be smoke from the idea that Texas and Oklahoma are considering leaving the Big 12 for the SEC. Then again, remember the theoretical Pac-16?
Conference realignment is back! Did you miss all the rumors, pettiness and backstabbing??— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) July 22, 2021
My FAQ on Texas, Oklahoma, the SEC, how we got here and the wild ride ahead. https://t.co/cpQ1dKdBP3
- Tuesday was Seattle Times UW Football mailbag time and yesterday was The Athletic’s turn as Christian Caple is back from parental leave.
- The Athletic site for the Detroit Lions had a breakdown of Levi Onwuzurike as they profile the team’s rookie draft picks.
- Jaxson Kirkland and Trent McDuffie will be the representatives for Washington at Pac-12 Media Day next week.
Here's the full list of Pac-12 Media Day player attendees: pic.twitter.com/JT3qzf27sk— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) July 21, 2021
- Speaking of Pac-12 Media Day, there’s a certain in-state coach who will not be attending. Despite his university president emphasizing that anyone who is unvaccinated with an exemption will need to adhere to masking and distancing. Good luck coaching and recruiting with that Rolo.
- Dawgman has a podcast with former UW director of recruiting Cooper Petagna who left the Huskies to go to Oregon but is now working for 247 Sports.
- Speaking of podcasts, I highly recommend subscribing to Split Zone Duo and they had their Pac-12 conference preview episode this week.
- Finally with personal podcast recommendations, Ultimate deserves to be in the Olympics. End of story. You would love watching it even if you don’t know it yet.
There’s going to be a lot of competition among American sports for the 5 spots in the LA games in 2028—baseball/softball, surfing, skateboarding, lacrosse, etc.—BUT I PLEDGE MY SWORD TO THE CAMPAIGN FOR OLYMPIC ULTIMATE https://t.co/k57pbpYeQe— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) July 21, 2021
- We agree that everyone should read about Danielle Lawrie. So please do.
Putting this out there again because I want everyone in the world to read about Danielle Lawrie— Charlotte Wilder (@TheWilderThings) July 22, 2021
Whether you’re into sports or not, her story will resonate: it’s about the price of ambition and how hard but worthwhile it can be for women to chase dreamshttps://t.co/P68fxpDGJh
- You get one guess which of our staff came up with this: