Pac-12 links: Ed Orgeron berated former player; Arizona adds unique display facemasks

— A USC player from the late 1990s and early 2000s says Ed Orgeron called him a “motherf—-r” for leaving practice 20 minutes early once a week for a statistics class. Best quote: “He M-F’d me all over the place.” Orgeron did not comment.

— These won’t be on the field, but Arizona is getting some unique display-model facemasks — including ones with an A-logo and “Cats” script.

— Stanford released a slick “You Can Play” video, one that features forward Josh Huestis and running back Barry Sanders Jr. Athletic director Bernard Muir opens by setting up chairs for everyone.

— Cal’s speedy but oft-injured tailback Brendan Bigelow has had wheels since he was a kid. The Bears also gave their basketball court a paint job.

— SI’s Andy Staples and former NCAA compliance officer John Infante both break down the problematic nature of the NLI.

— With their 34th-round draft pick, the Diamondbacks took ASU’s Cory Hahn — a paralyzed former outfielder you can read more about here.

— Oregon’s new $68 million football facility includes two long pools — one heated to 45 degrees and the other to 65 degrees.

— How long until Utah becomes competitive in the Pac-12? And how long until former swim coach Greg Winslow faces criminal charges?

— USA Today looks at the relationship between Parker Executive Search’s Chuck Neinas and former Colorado AD Mike Bohn.

— Washington coach Lorenzo Romar says his staff overhaul wasn’t a reaction to losses or recruiting misses.