From Pullman--Well, the Cougars have finally made it to the bye week and with just four games left they need to make the most of it ... The Oregon assistant who blasted WSU coach Mike Leach yesterday has apologized for his remarks ... While the team was in Eugene, the tower crane above the developing football operations building was removed. This reporter, for one, will miss it ... Interestingly, teams that break passing records -- as WSU did on Saturday -- often lose -- as WSU did on Saturday.
Also of note was the passing of legendary Washington coach Don James. The College Football Hall of Fame coach was fondly remembered by Jim Walden, who was often his rival.
Links from around the conference after the jump.
Stanford: The Cardinal stuck with what works against UCLA. And it worked.
UCLA: Their first big test didn't go so well for the Bruins, and it's only going to get more challenging.