Tom Smart, Deseret News
Former Utah coach Jim Boylen

Former Utah coach Jim Boylen is reportedly "in the mix" to fill the vacancy at Penn State. Boylen was fired in March after the Utes finished 13-18 overall.

Pac-12 officiating is undergoing an extreme makeover of sorts. Mike Pereira, who retired as the NFL's vice president of officiating in 2009, is revamping things as the Pac-12's interim coordinator of officials.

— The Tucson Citizen notes that the Pac-12 South is now wide open with USC ineligible to play in the conference title game.

— Utah slugger C.J. Cron is projected by the Seattle Post Intelligencer to go No. 32 overall to the Tampa Bay Rays in next month's draft.

— And finally, former Ute Andre Miller's future with the Portland Trail Blazers is uncertain with an interim general manager making decisions.

The Red Roundup is a sampling of Utah Utes news on the Web. It is compiled each weekday, except holidays.