Texas WR coach interviews for ASU OC position - Arizona State took the first step in replacing its offensive coordinator on Monday by reportedly interviewing Texas wide receivers coach Jay Norvell (no relation to Mike).
In addition to coaching the Longhorn wideouts, Norvell also was in charge of offensive playcalling for the majority of the season. Texas finished the season with a record of 5-7.
Pac-12 Basketball Power Rankings: December 7 - Our first set of basketball power rankings were released yesterday, with UCLA and Arizona coming out on top. The Sun Devils were ranked fifth on one ballot and sixth in the other after beating Creighton and Texas A&M last week.
Offensive guard Marshal Nathe became Todd Graham's first class of 2016 signee on Monday. The Peoria, Ariz. product will enroll early and participate in practices next spring for the maroon and gold.
The recruiting didn't stop there, as Graham and his staff visited the home of the country's top running back last night. In addition to the Sun Devils, Kareem Walker is considering Clemson, Alabama, Iowa, and many others.
Around the Pac-12
The rest of the Pac-12 had a busy start to the week as well, beginning with a report that South Carolina did not, in fact, offer its head coaching job to Arizona's Rich Rodriguez. We might never know what actually went down between Rich Rod and the Gamecocks, but we do know that Auburn defensive coordinator and former Florida head coach Will Muschamp was introduced as the new ball coach in Columbia yesterday.
From one USC to another, former Trojan head coach Steve Sarkisian filed a lawsuit Monday against his former employer, claiming he was wrongfully terminated by the school back in October. Included in the suit is a denial from Sarkisian that he was intoxicated on the sidelines during this year's game against Arizona State.