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Morning links: Stanford faking it?

Post by Christian Caple on Oct. 9, 2013 at 6:00 am with 1 Comment »
October 9, 2013 9:13 am

We promise these links are real.

— Lots of talk out there today about Stanford coach David Shaw’s rant yesterday against Steve Sarkisian. That topic was covered at length by a variety of outlets, including ours. We had a story in today’s newspaper and a blog post yesterday on the subject.

And, if you want to examine the issue for yourself, here is some video of a pair of Stanford injuries from Saturday’s game.

— Also have a UW basketball story in today’s newspaper, with some video and notes on the blog.

— Bud Withers of The Seattle Times has a column on the subject.

— Adam Jude writes about Marcus Mariota’s recruiting flirtation with the Huskies.

— Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti discussed Washington’s offense yesterday.

— Ducks coach Mark Helfrich weighed in on the fake injury issue, saying he doesn’t think it has any place in the game but that he doesn’t like seeing fans boo players who might actually be injured. You can watch Helfrich’s press conference here.

— An Oregon State receiver is just happy to be contributing.

— An Arizona linebacker is glad he decided not to play for USC.

— Colorado needs better play out of its quarterback, and he knows it.

— Utah is looking to a freshman to help out at tight end.

— Arizona State thinks its defense is better than the statistics it has generated.

— USC is adding a veteran defensive line coach to its staff.

— UCLA’s linebackers — including Bellevue product Myles Jack — have made opponents uncomfortable so far this season.

— Here’s the view of David Shaw’s comments from the Stanford perspective.

— A California running back keeps his sister’s memory alive by establishing a book club in her honor.

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

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  1. hawkfan777 says:

    I cant believe David Shaw would even try to defend those two players. How can someone roll around the ground in that much “pain” and then 2 minutes later look like there never was an injury to begin with.

    They must be really fast healers.

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