From Pullman — As you wrack your brain in search pertinent of questions for the live chat we'll be holding on SportsLink at 11 a.m., why not prep by reading our Pac-12 notes? … The basketball team got some bad news with the suspension of a post player … The San Francisco Chronicle has a First Glance at the Cougs.
Read on for links from around the conference.
Arizona: The Wildcats won't win without an identity says Scarlett McCourt … Rich Rodriguez is sticking with his quarterback … Adam Green feels strongly about Arizona's need to improve its passing game.
Arizona State: The Sun Devis can't stop the run … Todd Graham will be around for quite a while.
Cal: The Golden Bears are hoping to get back on track against WSU … The defense can't wait to face the Cougars' pass-happy offense.
Colorado: The Buffaloes have found a replacement for the game they missed against Fresno St. … The team is upbeat heading into its showdown with the Ducks.
Oregon: De'Anthony Thomas won't take the field against Colorado … 'Ducks chillin in rain as Troy burns' is a simply magnificent headline.
Oregon State: Mike Riley isn't going to USC and you can't make him … A bout of mono is derailing Gavin Andrews' breakout season.
Stanford: Linebacker Joe Hemschoot has a posse … The Cardinal can beat you in more ways than one.
UCLA: Jim Mora's program is rolling in LA … The Bruins' coach is impressed with the Pac-12's quality this year.
USC: Could Jack Del Rio be the next USC coach? What about Steve Sarkisian? Or Kevin Sumlin?
Utah: It's next man up on the Utes' offensive line … Travis Wilson and Brett Hundley aren't so different after all.
Washington: A familiar face reports on Stanford's hard to defense offense … Travis Coons got some much-deserved recognition.