Tuesday morning links
From Pullman—Following a hectic week both in the Pac-12 and around the country, the Pac-12 has made a clear case for the arugment that it is the nation's deepest conference. However, according a Las Vegas insider says that its the toughest at the top as well.
The saga of Oregon assistant Nick Aliotti — who made disparaging remarks about WSU coach Mike Leach following UO's 62-38 victory — continues. Aliotti made a public apology, to which Leach responded. WSU athletic director Bill Moos had some remarks as well. In the end, Aliotti was fined by the conference despite the apology. Was Aliotti's greatest strength his downfall?
Cal: Maybe the Golden Bears need to shake things up at quarterback.
Colorado: The Buffs' have a tough task ahead of them.
Oregon State: The Beavers have their toughest test yet coming up.
UCLA: Things could be worse for the Bruins.
Washington: Nick Saban, Joe Steele and others react to the passing of coach Don James.