FROM PULLMAN -- It's the day before Washington State's home opener, and you can begin it by reading a little more about Damante Horton, and looking at some highly artistic iPhone photos of new stuff in Martin Stadium. You will enjoy it. So keep reading.
--- We decided to speak with Horton's mother, Rozenna Graham, to find out a little more about the soft-spoken cornerback, and this story resulted.
--- Here are a few notes from yesterday's practice, including John Thompson's standout performance during Thursday Night Football and a few observations from outside receivers coach Dennis Simmons.
--- Here are a few photos of the scoreboards and construction in and around Martin Stadium.
--- Bud Withers has this column about Andrew Furney's progression.
--- Forgot to pass this along the other day, but here are Southern Utah's game notes.
--- Washington safety Sean Parker has matured from his days as a hothead.
--- Arizona's kicker will observe a Jewish holiday before joining the team against UTSA on Saturday.
--- Arizona State must deal with Wisconsin's strong rushing tradition.
--- Utah's defensive line wants to make Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion move around.
--- A Colorado safety is happy to finally be feeling healthy.
--- USC is looking forward to Boston College, and not backward at its loss to WSU.
--- California hasn't had a ton of success against top-5 opponents.
--- An East Oakland native will face Stanford this weekend as a member of Army's football team.
--- Nebraska faces UCLA Saturday, and is looking to some younger guys to improve its defense.
--- Oregon's tight end wants to stop dropping passes, which sounds like a decent strategy for a tight end.
--- Mike Riley empathizes with the sorrow hanging over UCLA's program this week.
That's all for now. Enjoy Friday and all it entails.