We’ll head back over to Montlake later this morning for Steve Sarkisian’s final media availability of the week, but first have some links gathered for your perusal.
— Our story in today’s newspaper takes a look at UW’s first half of the season.
— Here’s some of what Steve Sarkisian had to say when he met yesterday with reporters.
— Are the Huskies distributing the ball well enough without a ton of targets for Kasen Williams and Austin Seferian-Jenkins?
— Tyrone Willingham is quoted in this Bud Withers story about the College Football Playoff committee, of which Willingham is a part.
— An Arizona State defensive tackle is trying to make his way back to play Washington.
— Arizona’s defense is trending in the wrong direction as it rolls through Pac-12 play.
— One of USC’s top defenders says he’ll play against Notre Dame.
— UCLA’s offensive coordinator knows the significance of an SEC administrator serving as chair of the College Football Playoff committee.
— California’s defense could be in trouble against Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion.
— Colorado’s kicker is off to a quietly solid start this season.
— Here’s a breakdown of the Utah-Arizona game by position.
— Kirk Herbstreit has a whole bunch of nice things to say about the Oregon State Beavers.
— What do you know: Herbstreit also had nice things to say about Oregon (and its stadium).
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