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Morning links: Oregon week begins

Post by Christian Caple on Oct. 7, 2013 at 6:00 am with No Comments »
October 7, 2013 12:10 am
Washington running back Bishop Sankey, right, looks to gain yardage against Oregon defenders Terrence Mitchell, left, and Dane Ebanez during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
Washington running back Bishop Sankey, right, looks to gain yardage against Oregon defenders Terrence Mitchell, left, and Dane Ebanez during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Steve Sarkisian meets with reporters later this afternoon, as No. 16 Washington begins preparations to host No. 2 Oregon. Let’s get to the links.

The big news yesterday was the announcement that ESPN College GameDay will be in Seattle this weekend for the UW-Oregon game.

— Here’s a post with some more on the debate about whether Stanford was faking injuries on Saturday night.

— Adam Jude of The Seattle Times looks ahead at the weekend.

Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla has left the Ducks for personal reasons.

— Oregon coach Mark Helfrich said he thinks UW is playing really well in all three phases. Must not have watched Stanford’s kick returns.

— Bruce Feldman writes a little about Saturday’s UW-Stanford game.

— Washington State is preparing for a big challenge against Oregon State.

— Oregon State is continuing on its steady road to improvement.

— USC receiver Marqise Lee is questionable to play against Arizona this week.

— UCLA’s secondary answered some questions by intercepting six passes against Utah.

— Speaking of Utah, the Utes are preparing for a tough Stanford team.

— Colorado’s defensive numbers don’t look great, but the Buffaloes are making progress.

— A statistical correction gave Cal quarterback Jared Goff a single-game passing record.

More on Stanford’s big special-teams performance against the Huskies.

— Arizona’s kickers have been inconsistent and want to improve.

— Arizona State coach Todd Graham is telling his team it’s a new season after a shaky 3-2 start.

Christian Caple can be reached at christian.caple@thenewstribune.com. Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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