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Another Friday, another airport. And another morning post. Before we get on a plane to start the trip to Tucson, we pulled together some links. Read on.

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• Washington State: We had some notes from yesterday’s football practice on this post, but we forgot a couple things. Three Cougars were honored yesterday by making the COSIDA district all-academic team: safety Chima Nwachukwu, tackle Micah Hannam and defensive end Casey Hamlett. … WSU will take five freshmen on this trip, all of whom are redshirting. The idea is to get them used to the road, so when they play next year it won’t a totally foreign experience. The five, Nolan Washington, Casey Locker, Anthony Carpenter, Jordan Pu’u Robinson and Justin Clayton, are also doing well academically, so the trip won’t disrupt that. … Now on to the links. We will be doing a story for tomorrow on Jeff Tuel’s homecoming to Tucson, but there’s this one in the Tucson paper today. … AP had this advance.

• Around the Pac-10: The conference and the Sun Bowl signed a new agreement. … Speaking of bowls, Buster Sports’ Nick Daschel has these thoughts about the postseason. … Washington: Yes, Bruins, Jake Locker will start Saturday. … Steve Sarkisian goes home this weekend. … Oregon State: What would you worry about near the goal line, Quizz running or a pass? Right choice. … Oregon: The Ducks’ line got a little antsy this week. … California: Another Kevin Riley story. … Stanford: Dipping way back in the Cardinal’s past. The sad part? I remember it. … USC: The Trojans are still trying to figure out what went wrong last week. …UCLA: Another Kevin prince story. … Arizona State: A big crowd is expected Saturday… Arizona: Don’t expect a lot of WSU sacks this week.

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• That’s all for this morning. We’ll be back when we get to Tucson with our usual stuff. Until then …


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