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Thursday morning links

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.


Arizona: Ka'Deem Carey puts up 100 yards on just about everybody. But not Oregon, not yet ... The Wildcats are going bowling, now they want to to know where.

Arizona State: The Sun Devils almost got their hands on star freshman Myles Jack ... He would've contributed to a stout ASU defense.

Cal: The Golden Bears are using their rivals an example of how to build a program.

Colorado: Some Buffaloes are wrapping up their careers ... Their  coach hopes to send them off with some good memories.

Oregon: Some Ducks would turn their noses at the smell of roses ... But they'll do well just to beat the Wildcats.

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.

USC: Trojans fans are supporting their coach ... In fact, Ed Orgeron could be the coach of the year.

Washington: Will Keith Price be ready against Oregon State? ... If not, the quarterback duties will fall to Cyler Miles.

Jacob Thorpe
Jacob Thorpe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the Sports Desk covering Washington State University athletics.

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