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Morning links: John Ross looking for more as a sophomore

Post by Christian Caple on Aug. 14, 2014 at 6:00 am with 1 Comment »
August 14, 2014 1:01 am
Washington's John Ross, left, returns a kickoff for a touchdown against BYU during first half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Washington’s John Ross, left, returns a kickoff for a touchdown against BYU during first half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Huskies are off today, so these links are going to have to last you a while.

Our story in today’s paper focuses on Huskies receiver John Ross, about whom many glowing things have been said since he arrived at UW. He hopes his sophomore season is more productive than a freshman season he said included too many “missed opportunities.”

— Make sure you vote in our poll asking which game you’re most looking forward to this season.

Former UW coach Jim Lambright pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge that he assaulted his adult granddaughter at his home.

Percy Allen writes about the Huskies’ experienced group of linebackers.

The UW Daily has a practice report from Wednesday.

This is a couple days old, but Grantland concludes that Chris Petersen won’t have history on his side at Washington.

— Meant to pass this along yesterday, but Hawaii settled on a starting quarterback.

Scott Frost talks offensive progress at Oregon.

Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion is focusing on his footwork.

UCLA should have better options at running back this season.

USC might end up playing quite a few freshmen this season.

California’s horrendous injury luck continues, as the Bears discovered they’ve lost three players to long-term ailments (two torn ACLs, and another 4-8 week injury).

An Arizona State player came out as gay.

— Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez doesn’t like the NCAA’s walk-on scholarship rule.

— Utah got some bad news on the injury front, too, losing a standout cornerback for the season.

Colorado likes its defensive ends coach.

— Washington State linebacker Cyrus Coen worked hard on his pass coverage skills during the offseason.

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

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  1. Ross is worth at least 2.5 wins this year.

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