Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Pac-10 lunch links: Recruiting and change at USC
Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller
Don't link between meals.
- Tucson's Adam Hall is a big-time Pac-10 recruiting target who just earned Parade All-American honors. Think he's a critical guy for Arizona and coach Mike Stoops?
- Speaking of big-time Pac-10 recruiting target: This guy is the biggest.
- Oregon cornerback Jairus Byrd talks about why he opted to enter the NFL draft early.
- Oregon State just got a big recruiting commitment, which might shock folks at UCLA and Stanford.
- Keeping up with the myriad staff changes at USC isn't easy. The LA Times' Gary Klein tries to help. And new hire Jeremy Bates has a reputation as a quarterbacks guru, which could come in handy as the Trojans try to replace Mark Sanchez. Here's a primer on what's been going on off the field for USC.
- A couple of days old, but Jim Moore checks in with new Washington defensive coordinator Nick Holt.