Connect with us

XFL News

Oliver Luck’s Name In The Mix For Pac-12 Commissioner

Oliver Luck’s name has been in the news of late but for all the wrong reasons. Mostly, due to his continued legal battle with Vince McMahon. However, Luck might be in line for the role of Commissioner, but this time with the PAC-12.

According to a tweet by CBS Sports, Dennis Dodd, Luck’s name is part of the Pac-12 commissioner’s replacement list. This list also includes Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith and Clemson Athletic Director Dan Radakovich.

Back in late January Luck’s name was out there as well with a host of others according to Pete Thamel. Now it looks like Luck is a top 3 candidate.

At 60 years old, Luck was a college quarterback at West Virginia. He spent five seasons in the NFL with the Houston Oilers from 1982 to 1986. After his playing days, he became the athletic director at West Virginia.

He later went onto become president of NFL Europe, has worked for the NCAA, MLS and XFL. His son, Andrew Luck, also played in the Pac-12 at Stanford.

Back in October Oliver Luck and Urban Meyer joined with Altius Sports Partners. They deal with Name, Image and Likeness compensation for college athletes. Meyer recently became head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. No word on if he is still part of the group.

Oliver seems like a good fit for the Pac-12 Commissioner job. We will find out if he lands the role in April.

Unleash the Action: Sign up for XFL Insider and Fuel Your Passion for Football!

Mark Perry, a passionate sports journalist and the founder and editor of XFL News Hub, has been at the forefront of covering the XFL since its revival in 2018. Within days of the XFL's announced return, Mark initiated XFL News Hub to keep the fans abreast of every detail, game, and development of the league. Mark's extensive knowledge of the sport, combined with his unwavering dedication to providing comprehensive and accurate reporting, has made XFL News Hub the go-to platform for all things related to the XFL. His work over the years has brought him recognition in the world of sports journalism, solidifying his place as a leading voice in XFL coverage. Beyond just reporting, Mark believes in fostering a community around the XFL, engaging fans through his innovative content and discussions. If you have any inquiries, comments, or insights you'd like to share, Mark welcomes you to contact him directly at

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

XFL News Alerts

USFL and XFL Merger: A Deep Dive into the Historic Collaboration

Latest Podcast

Subscribe XFL Podcast

Get Alerts & Stay Connected

More in XFL News