FROM PULLMAN — Technically, we won't actually be in Alabama today. Just flying into Atlanta and staying the night there before heading into Auburn tomorrow. First, we have links to throw your way — including our contribution to this season's football tab. Check it out.
– On to our football tab, which I recommend picking up in print form as well. Our main WSU story focuses on the process of building a program, which nowadays begins with facilities above all else. We also have a few WSU story lines, plus a short sidebar on River Cracraft.
– Bud Withers has more on the impending transfer of Logan Mayes, quoting his father as saying his son wants an opportunity to play more.
There are two games today in the Pac-12 …
Utah State at Utah, 5 p.m., FOX Sports 1 — It's a grudge match between these in-state rivals.
USC at Hawaii, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network — The Trojans can't afford to trip up in their season opener.
– Todd Graham wants Arizona State to cut down on penalties.
– UCLA is ready to face Nevada's pistol offense.
– Some Arizona freshmen are ready for their debuts.
– Oregon likes what it's seen from Spokane product Danny Mattingly.
– Here's some video from Corvallis of Oregon State players talking about things.
– California's freshman quarterback seems to have things under control.
– Colorado is focusing on stopping the run.