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Marty Robbins
Rick Neuheisel, ex-UCLA coach, blossoms in different medium
Rick Neuheisel, ex-UCLA coach, blossoms in different medium

Rick Neuheisel works with a microphone instead of a headset these days, but he's still recruiting. On a recent Monday morning, the former UCLA coach was minutes into a telephone interview when another incoming call got his attention. He excused himself and came back on the line a few minutes later "That was [Oregon quarterback] Marcus Mariota," Neuheisel said. "We're getting him on the show." OK, so the recruiting has a different endgame. Neuheisel, two years removed from being removed as UCLA's coach, has blossomed in a different medium. His work as an in-studio analyst for the Pac-12 Networks earned him a Sports Emmy nomination. His occasional musical tributes — while strumming a...

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