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Devontae Booker

First Half thoughts From the Pac-12

To say the first half of the season around the Pac-12 has had its share of surprises would be an understatement. The fall of the Oregon Ducks has been one of the biggest surprises this season in a negative way, but the rise of Utah and Cal have been among the more positive surprises in the first half of the season around the Pac-12. It has been a crazy season…

Maryland's 1961 retro uniform to be worn vs. Penn State (2015).

Maryland goes back to basics with 1961 throwback uniform

Maryland will begin a new era by turning back the clock and going back to basics. It is pure coincidence that Maryland will unveil a basic 1961-inspired throwback uniform this week in the first game since firing Randy Edsall as head coach. Edsall’s tenure at Maryland was tied hand-in-hand with Maryland’s unveiling of the state pride uniform, a look that continues to roll some eyes but is actually one that has…

Steve Sarkisian

USC coaching search could potentially raise Pac-12’s standing

Make no mistake about it. The USC coaching job carries some importance all throughout the Pac-12, as the right coaching hire can have a significant impact on not just the Trojans but the landscape of the Pac-12 for years to come. USC terminated the contract of head coach Steve Sarkisian Monday, a day after placing the coach on an indefinite leave of absence. Sarkisian’s off-field demons with alcohol crossed over…


Podcast: The pressure to fill USC’s coaching vacancy

The coaching carousel is in full motion as we hit the middle of October. Three coaches have been fired since Saturday and one more has resigned from his position. Despite all of the attention Steve Spurrier has been given following his decision to resign and step down at South Carolina, the big vacancy that has come on the market resides at the other USC, the University of Southern California. The…

South Carolina v Georgia

Coaching Carousel goes Full Tilt with Steve Spurrier retirement, Sarkisian firing

The last few days have made for a busy round on the coaching carousel. On Saturday North Texas pulled the plug on Dan McCarney following a massive embarrassment of a home loss to FCS Portland State. On Sunday, days after initially leaked, Maryland informed Randy Edsall he will no longer be of service as head coach. Later that day USC placed Steve Sarkisian on an indefinite leave of absence and…

Randy Edsall

Coaching Carousel: Maryland fires Edsall, North Texas dumps Dan McCarney

We are just now hitting the middle of October and two coaches in the Big Ten have lost their jobs this season. Illinois head coach Tim Beckman lost his job before the first kickoff of the season as the school was investigating allegations of how Beckman handled his players. On Sunday, Maryland cut ties with Randy Edsall as the program heads into a bye week. The news of Edsall’s firing…

Jim Harbaugh

New coaches having immediate impact at Michigan, Florida

The rest of the 2015 season may end up showing that programs like Michigan and Florida still have some work to do before being thought of as a legitimate conference or playoff contender, but one weekend into October has helped demonstrate that new coaches are having quite the impact on the resuscitation of their respective programs. Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh and Florida’s Jim McElwain have breathed new life into their programs…