This week the Podcast of Champions pays tribute to one of the most influential Pac-12 coaches of the expansion era, Dick Tomey. Ryan and Dave also discuss Colorado’s plans to schedule tougher, Oregon’s bounce-back on the quarterback recruiting front and lots more.
Now that all of the Pac-12 Spring Reports are in the books, we plow ahead into the great unknown off-season. In this episode Ryan Abraham and Dave Woods talk about each Pac-12 program and what Olympic sports they are known for plus they answer your random questions about the conference.
Our final Pac-12 Spring Report takes us north where Jonathan Smith is trying to turn around the Oregon State Beavers football program. Ryan Abraham and Dave Woods chat with BeaverBlitz publisher Angie Machado about the progress the team has made this spring.
Moving the focus back to the Pac-12 North our penultimate conference spring report takes a look at the Washington State Cougars. Ryan Abraham and Dave Woods have a detailed chat with Braden Johnson from CougFan.com about how spring is progressing for the Cougs and who can come in and replace Gardner Minshew.
The Washington Huskies don’t start spring football until April 3 but we get a preview of what to expect in the post-Jake Browning era talking with Chris Fetters from Dawgman.com. Ryan and Dave also talk about Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott’s comments about the future of the league during the basketball tournament
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We focus on Arizona this week as we continue with our Pac-12 Spring Reports talking with Jason Scheer from Wildcat Authority about Kevin Sumlin’s crew. Ryan and Dave also talk to Arizona Daily Star’s award-winning investigative reporter Caitlin Schmidt about her in-depth look at how schools are handling Title IX policies differently.