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  1. Rich Rodriguez talks offensive philosophy

    Ted Miller

    Here's an interesting story from Andrea Adelson about "copycat coaches." It's interesting not only because it's a good topic but also, for our purposes, because its central figure is new Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez, arguably the father of the modern...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  2. Mike Stoops is out: Why and what's next?

    Ted Miller

    In the Hemingway novel, "The Sun Also Rises," a character is asked how he went bankrupt. He replies, "Two ways ... gradually and then suddenly." And so we have the firing of Arizona coach Mike Stoops midway through his eighth season Monday. On ...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  3. Expansion madness!

    Ted Miller

    Is the Pac-16 practically a done deal? Or is poor, ol' Baylor going to rally folks around Texas-ness, as if Texas is a foreign country or sumptin? Or will legal threats complicate things? There's talk of lawyering up! I thought folks in Texas l...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  4. OSU's Riley, sheriff of Mayberry, is doing just fine

    Ted Miller

    Ivan Maisel's Northwest tour continues at Oregon State, where the Beavers are trying to bounce back from their first losing record in five years. The offseason hasn't been kind to Mike Riley's squad -- lots of injuries to key players, most notably...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  5. Pac-10: Who needs to win their bowl game?

    Ted Miller

    Bowl games are rewards for successful seasons. At least that's the theory. But what if you lose your bowl game? What does that say about that so-called successful season? It's hard to call a bowl game a "must-win" because it's really not -- rar...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  6. Pac-10 Power Rankings: Week 15

    Ted Miller

    If you don't like where you are in the power rankings, play better. 1. Oregon: The Ducks spent the entire season here. But will the best season in program history end up with a great big "No. 1" beside it? 2. Stanford: The Cardinal have come a ...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  7. To cream puff or not to cream puff?

    Ted Miller

    Bruce Feldman takes on a topic dear to Pac-10 fans' hearts: Nonconference scheduling. While it's an "Insider" story, I'm going to pull out this revealing quote from Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops -- made to the Denver Post -- who doesn't feel like toug...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  8. On stage ... Arizona

    Ted Miller

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Some quick hits from media day. Coach Mike Stoops with quarterback Nick Foles. Arizona was picked fifth in the media poll after finishing tied for second in 2009. Said Stoops: "It's nice to be a little later in the afternoon...

    Blog | July 29, 2010
  9. Best case-worst case: Arizona

    Ted Miller

    Fifth in a series looking at potential dream and nightmare scenarios for all Pac-10 teams, starting at the bottom and working up from my vote in the Pac-10 media poll. Understand: These are not predictions. They are extreme scenarios and pieces of...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  10. Pac-10 lunch links: WSU is a Florida recruiting power

    Ted Miller

    I and the public know What all schoolchildren learn, Those to whom evil is done Do evil in return. Lots going on in the off-season for the Stoops brothers. A look at the Arizona State offensive line, which is a questionable position for the ...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  11. The great expansion hullabaloo

    Ted Miller

    Here's the headline from last year's Pac-10 meetings: "Cost Containment Proposals Highlight Pac-10 Meetings." Things are a bit more interesting this year. A report that the Pac-10 is now looking to expand to 16 teams, with the new six all comi...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  12. Q&A: Arizona co-offensive coordinator Seth Littrell, Part II

    Ted Miller

    Part II of a chat with Arizona's co-offensive coordinator Seth Littrell, who will call the offensive plays this season. Read Part I here. We know the established guys: Give me some names of youngsters or former reserves who impressed you. S...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  13. Q&A: Arizona co-offensive coordinator Seth Littrell, Part I

    Ted Miller

    In 2000, Seth Littrell was a fullback and captain of Oklahoma's national championship team. In 2004, he was a graduate assistant at Kansas. In 2010, he became the Arizona Wildcats' co-offensive coordinator. And, at 31, will be the youngest play...

    Blog | April 14, 2010
  14. Pac-10 mailbag: Who should Stoops hire?

    Ted Miller

    It's probably no surprise that many of our all-decade stories generated a lot of feedback, much of it the "how the heck can you . . . ?" variety. Some of you made valid points. If it helps any, when putting together the All-Decade team, I grappled...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  15. How will Stoops replace his brother?

    Ted Miller

    A Stoops has done well in Florida in the past. Bob Stoops paired with Steve Spurrier to win a 1996 national title. Then he got the head job at Oklahoma and won one for himself. Mark Stoops was hired Friday to be Florida State's defensive coordi...

    Blog | December 12, 2009
  16. Is Mark Stoops leaving Arizona?

    Ted Miller

    Stoops coaching news! That sorta leaves you hanging, eh? It appears that Mark Stoops, Arizona's accomplished defensive coordinator, is a top candidate for the vacancy at Youngstown State, an FCS power that produced Ohio State coach Jim Tressel....

    Blog | December 01, 2009