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Red roundup: Bidding to begin for Pac-12 TV rights

Published: Thursday, March 31 2011 12:35 p.m. MDT

Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott announces the splitting of NCAA college football divisions during a news conference in San Francisco, Thursday. Colorado and Utah recently accepted invitations to join the Pac-10 in the conference's first expansion since 1978, necessitating many changes for when the league becomes a 12-team conference next July 1.

Paul Sakuma, Associated Press

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Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News continues to stay on top of the Pac-12's television negotiations. On Friday, the package headed to the open market with "as many as four potential bidders and an immense inventory to offer." Fox is considered the frontrunner with Comcast running second.

NFL.com's Gil Brandt blogged about Utah's recent "Pro Day" and who caught the attention of scouts.

Utah basketball coaching candidate Larry Krystkowiak's wife Jan is an accomplished author and community leader.

The New England Patriots are showing a keen interest in former Utah center Zane Taylor.

And finally, Old Dominion coach Blaine Taylor had nice things to say about Utah earlier this week. However, he has not been contacted about the vacancy.

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