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Cougs look to bounce back on Day 9


FROM PULLMAN -- Though it was a typical practice for much of the day, Washington State started to feel the effects of playing tired toward the end of Thursday's practice. We'll see if they can correct their mistakes today. But first ... links.


Our story in today's newspaper focused on the frustrating elements of yesterday's practice. We also went into that subject in a little more detail on the blog last night, and passed along some information about the Pac-12 Networks that folks in the Pullman area (myself included) need to read. ... A note about Saturday's scrimmage: it starts at 4 p.m., is open to the public, and will be followed by an autograph session for fans at about 5:30 or so on the field.

Around the Pac-12 ... Washington players react to Deontae Cooper's injury. They're also trying to protect Keith Price. ... Arizona is trying to run their practices like the Army for a couple of days (yeah, right). ... A young Arizona State defensive tackle is making some noise. ... A notebook from California's training camp. ... Stanford's young offensive linemen are impressing early. ... You're not going to believe this, but Jim Mora had to do some backtracking yesterday after saying something controversial on the radio. ... Lane Kiffin said he wouldn't vote USC No. 1 in the coaches poll, but he did. ... Utah started scrimmaging on Thursday, and it revealed some depth at running back. ... An Oregon State defensive lineman has taken up juicing (no, not like that). ... A large transfer offensive lineman is manhandling people at Oregon's camp. An interesting story here about Chip Kelly getting his recruits into school. ... Colorado could use different quarterbacks this season.

All for now. As usual, we'll be back after practice.

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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