Pac-12 links: Isaac Hamilton denies only targeting USC

» For what it’s worth, Isaac Hamilton said he isn’t only targeting USC as he tries to back out of his NLI to UTEP: “It’s a school close so she (grandman) can see me play.” Tim Floyd has his doubts.

» Two Arizona players joined Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA: All-American linebacker Jake Fischer, and transfer kicker Jake Smith.

» Is Jahii Carson the quickest point guard in college basketball?

» Coltin Gerhart, brother of former Heisman runner-up Toby Gerhart, committed to Arizona State to play both football and baseball. Older brother Garth started as the Sun Devils’ center for three seasons.

» Incoming Cal running back Khalfani Muhammad is the first back-to-back Cal-Hi Athlete of the Year since 1904.

» Stanford football has sold nearly 33,000 season tickets, a school record

» Three-star recruit Donovan Isom committed to Utah, likely ending the Utes’ quarterback recruiting for 2014.

» Colorado officially hired Texas Rangers executive Rick George last week, making him the highest-paid athletic director in school history at $700,000 per year.

» Not including student tickets, Washington has sold over 45,000 season tickets for newly renovated Husky Stadium. The program had averaged around 42,600 in season-ticket sales since 2010.

» Washington also began construction on its baseball park, a $19 million project that will look fantastic if the concept art is accurate.

» Oregon landed its ninth 2014 football commitment in 6-foot-7, 250-pound defensive end Jalen Jelks, a three-star prospect.

» Former Oregon State defensive tackle Esera Tuaolo wrote a letter to his past self: “You’d like to come out, but there will be a steep price. … Oregon State won’t offer a scholarship to the gay nosetackle, no matter how big he is.”

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