Canzano: Overheard at Pac-12 Media Day
A dozen 1-on-1 interviews.
LAS VEGAS — Pac-12 Media Day gave me the opportunity to sit down with every head football coach, two dozen of the conference’s top players and a handful of school administrators on Friday.
My office was a cubicle on radio row where I conducted a series of revealing 1-on-1 interviews.
UCLA’s Chip Kelly talked about the first time he saw De’Anthony Thomas. USC’s Lincoln Riley spoke about the impact of the late Mike Leach. And Oregon’s Dan Lanning talked football, family and movies.
Bo Nix on what brought him back? Caleb Williams on his fingernails? And Utah’s Cam Rising on his injured knee?
Here are 12 of the most intriguing, entertaining and enlightening listens — in no particular order — from the event:
Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff:
Oregon coach Dan Lanning:
USC coach Lincoln Riley:
Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith:
UCLA coach Chip Kelly:
Arizona State coach Kenny Dillingham:
Washington coach Kalen DeBoer:
Washington QB Michael Penix Jr.:
Oregon QB Bo Nix:
USC QB Caleb Williams:
Utah QB Cam Rising:
Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens:
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