While a number of big-name players opted to stick around for another year of Pac-12, most notably Oregon QB Marcus Mariota, UCLA QB Brett Hundley and Oregon State QB Sean Mannion, the conference was hit hard by early defections.
The Trojans have the decisions of all the NFL draft-eligible players and it was a mixed bag of results, with five players choosing to stay and five players choosing to leave. It was a strong finish to the process in recent days when Hayes Pullard, Josh Shaw and Buck Allen each made it known that they would be returning.
about 280 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
Welcome to the mailbag, which nine out of 10 dentists agree has no bearing on your oral health. Bobby in Phoenix writes: Mark May said the following yesterday: "I heard through the grapevine, not publicly, but privately, Todd Graham was lobbying like heck to get the Texas job," May told Burns and Gambo on Arizona Sports now on 98.
Adam Breneman (Camp Hill, Pa./Cedar Cliff) isn't shy about listing his career goals at Penn State. The four-star prospect (Scouts Grade: 85) not only wants to win the Big Ten Leaders Division, he's aiming for high individual accolades.
about 685 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions