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  1. Pac-12 owns the dual-threat back

    Ted Miller

    Typically, offensive coordinators hand the ball to their running backs and pass the ball to their receivers. When they switch roles, it's just for a change of pace, such as a screen pass or a reverse. That is how it is in most college football con...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  2. Arizona State loses two top recruits

    Ted Miller

    Arizona State lost a quarterback to Tennessee and a receiver to Nebraska on signing day. The big hit was ESPN 300 QB Joshua Dobbs, who signed with Tennessee. The highly rated dual-threat player passed for 3,625 yards and 29 touchdowns and rushed f...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  3. UCLA, Oregon pick up recruiting flips

    Ted Miller

    ESPN 150 quarterback Asiantii Woulard (Winter Park, Fla./Winter Park), the nation's No. 1-rated dual-threat QB, and ESPN 150 inside linebacker Isaac Savaiinaea (Honolulu/Punahou) have signed with UCLA, as Bruins recruiting continues to surge. Toss...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  4. Fiesta Bowl QBs are the same, different

    Ted Miller

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Both Fiesta Bowl quarterbacks earned first-team all-conference honors. Both are dual threats. Both are humble guys who inspire effusive praise from coaches and teammates. But Kansas State's Collin Klein and Oregon's Marcus Mar...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  5. Pac-12 power rankings: Week 12

    Ted Miller

    If you don't like where you are in the power rankings, play better. See last week's power rankings here. 1. Oregon: With the Ducks' defense hit by an epidemic of injuries, it looked like California might muster a threat. Nope. And now we have t...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  6. Pac-12 all over Athlon All-America teams

    Ted Miller

    Six Pac-12 players are preseason first-team All-Americans, according to Athlon Sports -- seven if you count Oregon's multi-purpose threat De'Anthony Thomas twice. Thomas is listed as both an all-purpose offensive player and a kick returner. USC QB...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  7. Lunch links: Cougs center out for SD State

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson is trying to develop a short memory and thick skin. Wide receiver David Douglas waits his turn. Arizona State gets ready for another dual-threat quarterback. A scouting report. California...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Neuheisel shrugs off hot seat talk

    Ted Miller

    LOS ANGELES -- Football coaches get paid big money for high-profile jobs, and fans and administrators expect consistently good results. The threat of getting fired for perceived failure is part of the deal, so hot seat lists for head coaches are part...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  10. Previewing Tucson: History will be made

    Ted Miller

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- San Diego State is a threat for the Final Four. It's got backcourt and frontcourt balance. It's athletic and plays tough defense. Northern Colorado is making its first NCAA tourney appearance. It went 4-24 four years ago. Apologi...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  11. Pac-10 lunch links: Vols see lots of speed from Oregon

    Ted Miller

    He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage. It was not till they had examined the rings that they recognized who it was. Arizona wants to run more and not let up vs. The Citadel. QB Steven Threet is a rushing threat for Arizona State. ...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  12. UCLA beats Washington for QB Hundley

    Ted Miller

    UCLA may have landed the ideal quarterback for running its new pistol offense. The Bruins beat out Washington for ESPN 150 QB Brett Hundley, who committed to the Bruins Monday. Hundley is a 6-foot-3, 210-pound dual-threat QB. As a junior, he co...

    Blog | September 06, 2010
  13. Does UCLA have a new backup QB?

    Ted Miller

    UCLA's new pistol offense requires an athletic quarterback who forces a defense to respect him as a running threat. With starting QB Kevin Prince sitting out the past week with a strained abdominal muscle, a JC transfer is presenting an intriguing op...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  14. Expansion not a player in BCS meetings

    Ted Miller

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Amid the buzz and threat of expansion, the BCS meetings haven't degenerated into professional wrestling. At least not yet, even though Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany makes a great villain among other conference leaders who are t...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  15. Pac-10 lunch links: What does Moos mean for WSU?

    Ted Miller

    It was the machines, Sarah. Defense network computers. New... powerful... hooked into everything, trusted to run it all. They say it got smart, a new order of intelligence. Then it saw all people as a threat, not just the ones on the other side. Deci...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  16. Opening the mailbag: Are recruiting rankings meaningful?

    Ted Miller

    Everybody get my Christmas list? To the notes. JT from New York writes: Do you think the success of Utah, Cincinnati, Boise, and Oregon, and the fall of USC, Georgia, and Notre Dame, will put a damper on the star system for recruits and the ove...

    Blog | December 18, 2009