SB Nation covered Pac-12 Media Day and interviewed a number of notable conference players, coaches, administrators and REAL LIFE SB NATION BLOGGERS one-on-one. Unfortunately, Mike Leach waited until after cameras were rolling to talk about his time as a middle school substitute teacher. Damn it all.
(Also, here's the first batch of exclusive videos, with Leach, Chip Kelly, Jim Mora, and Keenan Allen.)
Oregon RB Kenjon Barner discusses his decision to stay in Eugene, who he expects to have an impact on the team this season and head coach Chip Kelly's delightful film-watching hot tub.
Oregon LB Michael Clay, on the improvement of the Ducks' defense, his leadership role and his all-important bowling skills.
Arizona State coach Todd Graham, on making the transition to Tempe, how he's begun to mold the team he inherited and the controversy surrounding his departure from Pitt after just one season.
USC coach Lane Kiffin, on the team's position battles, the depth of the Pac-12 and the high expectations this season.
Washington State QB Jeff Tuel, on the changes in WSU's coaching staff, working in a new offense and developing an on-field relationship with his wide receivers.
Arizona quarterback Matt Scott, on the Wildcats' new uptempo offense, added responsibility and the challenges ahead in 2012.
Arizona LB Jack Fischer, on the Wildcats' new coaching staff, new defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel's 3-3-5 defense and prolific Pac-12 offenses.
Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham, on the school's transition into the Pac-12, the strengths and weaknesses of the Utes and what he thinks about new conference coaching additions.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, on Penn State sanctions, the culture of college football and the NCAA's enforcement process.
President of Pac-12 Enterprises Gary Stevenson talks about the launch of the Pac-12 Network, the conference's digital distribution and the evolution of proprietary networks.
David Gerhart of Ralphie Report, to discuss Colorado WR Paul Richardson, the Buffs' QB battle and 2012 expectations. Also, flannel sleeves are expertly rolled.
California Golden Blogs' Sean Fitzhugh discusses an underrated 2012 Cal, the Golden Bears' depth at running back and their schedule for the upcoming season.