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Pac-12 Playhouse, 8/31: Wake me up when September ends

September brings with it what should have been a full slate of college, Pac-12 football

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The calendar is about to strike September. The fall air will soon be creeping in.

What should have been weekends full of college football action — especially top-notch Pac-12 football action — will be unlike any other weekends in our lifetimes. While the Pac-12, Big Ten, MAC and Mountain West have postponed their seasons until the spring, hopefully, the rest of the country’s football teams will be in action, in one way or another.

We got our first taste of college football action on Saturday night when Central Arkansas defeated Austin Peay in the FCS Kickoff.

And that just got me thinking — what could’ve been. No need to dwell on the past, but at this time, it’s completely appropriate to think about what could have been.

What could’ve been Penei Sewell’s invite to New York for the Heisman Trophy season.

What could’ve been Clay Helton and the USC Trojans taking back the west, finally.

What could’ve been potentially the final season for Chip Kelly at UCLA.

What could’ve been the sophomore sensational season for Grant Gunnell, Jayden Daniels.

What could’ve been for Davis Mills at Stanford.

What could’ve been for the fabulous cornerbacks at Oregon State that we watched grow up on the latest season of Last Chance U.

What could’ve been for new head coaches in Nick Rolovich and Karl Dorrell.

So. Many. What. Could. Have. Beens.

Oh well, maybe in the spring we can reassess those.

Until then — onto the Pac-12 news from around the block.

Addicted To Quack — Oregon Ducks

We could’ve been contenders

Undefeated in 2020

Arizona Desert Swarm — Arizona Wildcats

Colin Schooler transfers to Texas Tech

Block U — Utah Utes

Utah football gets preseason ranking love, even with no fall season

Bruins Nation — UCLA Bruins

Jake Burton finds transfer destination: Baylor

Building The Dam — Oregon State Beavers

Arnez Madison commits to Oregon State

California Golden Blogs — California Golden Bears

Ricky Walker, Luc Bequette transfer away from Cal

Conquest Chronicles — USC Trojans

Jay Tufele, Alijah Vera-Tucker land inside McShay’s top 50 NFL draft prospects

CougCenter — Washington State Cougars

The Cougs land a swimming recruit

House of Sparky — Arizona State Sun Devils

Could the Pac-12 reconsider their decision to postpone college basketball?

Rule of Tree — Stanford Cardinal

Stanford offers future QBs — Class of 2022’s Braden Davis, AJ Duffy

The Ralphie Report — Colorado Buffaloes

Two-sport athlete commits to Colorado

UW Dawg Pound — Washington Huskies

Joe Tryon signs with agent, UW career done