Good morning from Seattle, where Washington’s football team continues preparations this morning to play at Arizona State on Saturday. We have some links to accompany your cup of coffee. Or, if you’re like me, Mountain Dew.
— Our story today takes a quick look at Will Shamburger and UW’s pass defense heading into another game against a quality offense.
— Also wrote yesterday about where Bishop Sankey stands on some of the Huskies’ career rushing lists, and whether he can catch Corey Dillon’s single-season record.
— The Seattle Times writes about UW’s pass defense needing to bounce back.
— Sankey made CBS Sports’ midseason All-America team.
— Sankey also makes ESPN’s midseason All-America team.
— A first look at Washington from an Arizona State perspective.
— ASU coach Todd Graham gives his impressions of the Huskies, all of which are quite positive.
— USC receiver Marqise Lee says he plans to play Saturday against Notre Dame.
— Jim Mora’s UCLA team faces a measuring-stick game against Stanford this week.
— Stanford needs a win over the Bruins to keep its BCS goals alive.
— California remains encouraged despite its most recent loss to UCLA.
— Utah’s running backs continue to work by committee.
— Tacoma native Sefo Liufau is ready to step into Colorado’s starting quarterback job.
— Oregon State coach Mike Riley is worried about the Beavers’ depth at tight end.
— Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti has some harsh words for officials who call pass interference.
Christian Caple can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @ChristianCaple