From Pullman -- The Washington State football team had a frigid practice on Wednesday and Eric Russell shared his thoughts on some special teams struggles ... The Cougars got some good grades this week ... WSU's Elliott Bosch was nominated for a postseason honor ... Jim Meehan has a story on a pair of old rivals that will compete yet again when the Cougars take on Gonzaga tomorrow ... A former walk-on will suit up at quarterback for Utah on Saturday ... If he goes down, the Utes may have to take drastic measures ... Coach Mike Leach and Kyle Whittingham go way back ... People are saying good things about Leach.
Links from around the conference after the jump.
Cal: The Golden Bears are using their rivals an example of how to build a program.
Oregon State: Sean Mannion isn't likely to tuck it and run, no matter how close he is to a first down.
Stanford: Who would've thought 10 years ago that beating the Cardinal would be such a big deal?
UCLA: A UCLA football player has been arrested.