Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • NCAA refusing requests regarding Reggie Bush being allowed back at USC

    Larry Brown Sports "Reggie Bush is getting set to begin his work with FOX’s new college football pregame show this year, but he may have some trouble with access when the network needs to cover his alma mater. USC was forced to permanently dissociate itself from Bush after an investigation revealed the..." April 21

  • USC's Graham Harrell sizes up quarterbacks during spring practice

    Los Angeles Times "Graham Harrell has watched USC’s four quarterbacks for 13 practices, evaluating every decision, every throw, every interaction. Given how quickly the Trojans move through practice these days with Harrell pushing the pace, there is no shortage of data. But when asked whether he..." April 10

  • WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside runs impressive 40 time at Stanford Pro Day

    Larry Brown Sports "We are huge fans of JJ Arcega-Whiteside and have never made that a secret. That’s why when we saw his 40 time at Stanford’s Pro Day, we had to write about it. Arcega-Whiteside was timed with a 4.49 40 at Stanford’s Pro Day on Thursday. " April 04

  • Oregon adds former Penn State wide receiver Juwan Johnson as graduate transfer

    CBS Sports "Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert will hit the practice field on Thursday with a big smile on his face because he'll see a fresh face with a lengthy resume lining up with the wide receivers. The program announced Tuesday that former Penn State wide receiver Juwan Johnson has signed a..." April 02

  • Cal's Justin Wilcox Supports Investigation Into Sexual Harassment Claims

    TMZ "Cal football coach Justin Wilcox is throwing his full support behind a school investigation into claims that members of his team "ruthlessly" sexually harassed a student intern. "We take these allegations extremely seriously," the coach told reporters Friday ......" March 23

  • USC cornerback Greg Johnson ‘happy’ to return after exploring transfer

    Orange County Register "Four days before USC opened spring practice earlier this month, its depleted secondary took another hit. Greg Johnson, the only returning cornerback with starting experience, put his name in the NCAA transfer portal. Johnson’s entry in the online database allowed him..." March 22

  • Blind LS Olson participates at USC pro day

    ESPN "Jake Olson, a blind long-snapper at USC, participated in the Trojans' pro day on Wednesday to raise funds and awareness for retinoblastoma, a rare cancer which claimed his eyesight when he was 12 years old. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Olson put up 17 reps at 225 pounds on the bench..." March 20

  • USC's Swann 'blindsided' by admissions scandal

    ESPN "Lynn Swann, hired by the USC Trojans three years ago to run an athletic department all too familiar with scandal, says he won't resign in the face of more of it. Swann, speaking to the Los Angeles Times about the college admissions bribery case in which a senior associate athletic..." March 16

  • Federal Investigation Shows A USC Associate AD Helped Admit Fake Football Recruits

    Uproxx "A federal sting into a college entrance fraud ring titled OPERATION VARSITY BLUES (yes, that is the real name) concluded with 50 individuals being charged, as parents of kids paid a third party to facilitate payments to school programs and coaches to get students into schools by..." March 12

  • Source confirms Cal's Tony Tuioti is in process of becoming Nebraska's defensive line coach

    Omaha "After two weeks of searching and interviewing, Nebraska football’s program is close to hiring its new defensive line coach. A source at Nebraska confirmed Monday night that Cal defensive line coach Tony Tuioti is in the process of taking the job with the Huskers. A message from..." February 26

  • Reports: Oregon expected to hire Boise State defensive coordinator to same position

    CBS Sports "Oregon abruptly parted ways with defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt earlier this month, and has reportedly found a replacement. According to Dave Southorn of the Idaho Statesman, Ducks coach Mario Cristobal is expected to hire Boise State defensive coordinator Andy Avalos to the position. Bruce..." February 26

  • Virginia Tech announces addition of former Oregon quarterback Braxton Burmeister

    CBS Sports "Virginia Tech is the latest team to receive good news in the offseason quarterback carousel of 2019. The school announced Saturday that former Oregon quarterback Braxton Burmeister is transferring to the Hokies. The 6-foot-1, 206-pounder from La Jolla, California, played in 11 games..." February 24

  • He was nation’s No. 1 five-star recruit in 2017. Now Jaelan Phillips will join the Canes

    Miami Herald "The tweets that foreshadowed Thursday’s news for the Miami Hurricanes began the third week of January and generated intense enthusiasm among University of Miami football fans. Now? Pure jubilation. Jaelan Phillips, the nation’s No. 1 overall prospect in the Class..." February 21