The ESPN cycle, referred to as "the car wash," is part of a Pac-10 media push designed to get the conference more national attention. The four quarterbacks will do interviews on "SportsCenter," "First Take" and "College Football Live" and make appearances on the ESPNews and ESPNU channels. They'll meet with writers from ESPN Rise, a prep sports magazine, and take part in a podcast. [...]
The Pac-10's coaches will go through a similar wringer today and Wednesday before heading west for Pac-10 media day. Thursday's event will be held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
UA coach Mike Stoops said the cross- country trip is "a little bit of a burden," but ultimately worth it.