While the return of UCLA QB Brett Hundley for his redshirt junior season was the weekend's big news, an early-entry to the NFL draft talent drain is hitting the Pac-12 hard. While a number of big-name players have not yet formally announced their intensions -- such as Arizona RB Ka'Deem Carey, Stanford OG David Yankey, Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Arizona State LB Carl Bradford and Oregon State QB Sean Mannion -- already 17 players have announced they will give up their remaining eligibility to turn professional.
Postseason awards and All-America teams are a hot, and always controversial, topic this week. Chris in Lake Stevens, Wash. writes: (Ka'Deem) Carey over (Bishop) Sankey? Are you an idiot or an Arizona grad?
What we don't know keeps tha contracts alive an movin' They don't gotta burn tha books they just remove 'em While arms warehouses fill as quick as tha cells Rally round tha family, pockets full of shells.
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Welcome to the mailbag. I'm Kevin, your single-serving friend. A conglomerate of questions about Steve Sarkisian's postgame comments about the replay and Stanford faking injuries is a major theme in this week's mailbag.
about 1324 days ago | Kevin Gemmell | Oregon Ducks
After two relatively easy weeks of picking games, the challenge gets much tougher with a delicious slate of Week 3 games. Last week, our picks mirrored one another. There will be some disagreements this time around.
about 1350 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
A few storylines to keep an eye on in Week 2. Heavy favorites: The Pac-12 is favored in all eight of its nonconference games this week. In fact, the league is favored by at least 10 points in every game and by at least 20 points in six of the eight.
about 1357 days ago | Kevin Gemmell | Oregon Ducks