Good morning! The Cougars had a fine practice yesterday. Connor Halliday highlighted the evening with a 30-yard touchdown pass to Gabe Marks. The team had a mixed special teams session, as Feddie Davey ran into punter Wes Concepcion and Alex Jackson fumbled while running back a kickoff.
In other WSU news here's our story on the relationship between WSU head coach Mike Leach and Sonny Dykes of Cal … In case you missed it, here's our Pac-12 Power Rankings … Basketball is just around the corner and we've got a first look … Here's more on WSU basketball from The Daily Evergreen … The San Francisco Chronicle has an interview with some idiot reporter … Samuel Becker says the Cougars needed an attitude adjustment … Some good stuff here from Golden Bear Lair …
More links from around the conference below.
Arizona: The Wildcats need to get their defensive leader healthy … The receivers have struggled this year, and are revisiting their fundamentals.
Arizona State: Quarterback Taylor Kelly's road splits aren't pretty … With a win against Notre Dame the Sun Devils can make history … ASU players blame the aura of Notre Dame for past defeats.
Cal: Sean Wagner-McGough from Cal's student paper shows how the Bears can get pressure on WSU's quarterback … A Cal offensive lineman is a Semifinalist for some postseason accolades.
Colorado: Many have tried to slow down the Ducks' offense, now it's Colorado's turn … The line is out on the Colorado game, and it's a doozy.
Oregon: The Ducks ranks No. 122 in the FBS in time of possesion and it hasn't seemed to hurt them … Oregon gets ready for a road test … Coach Mark Helfrich doesn't have many worries against the Buffs, certainly not the altitude.
Oregon State: The Beavers are “starting to click” just in time to continue the annual tradition of wrecking the conference's perception following some bad early losses … Coach Mike Riley talks recruiting.
Stanford: The Cardinal is putting a new spin on old-school football … Stanford is ready to avenge last season's loss to the Huskies.
UCLA: The Bruins aren't getting distracted by the mess on the other side of town … Will UCLA finally play well in Utah? … One Bruin won't feel like a visitor on this road trip.
USC: The Trojans can take their time in choosing a new coach … Ed Orgeron had a fun first practice.
Utah: The Utes will be blacked out for the Bruins … This week would be as good as any for Utah to get a signature win.
Washington: Coach Steve Sarkisian has high praise for Stanford … Bishop Sankey's formerly blind grandfater will finally see him play.