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Thursday Morning Links

Good morning! The Cougars had a fine practice yesterday. Connor Halliday highlighted the evening with a 30-yard touchdown pass to Gabe Marks. The team had a mixed special teams session, as Feddie Davey ran into punter Wes Concepcion and Alex Jackson fumbled while running back a kickoff. 

In other WSU news here's our story on the relationship between WSU head coach Mike Leach and Sonny Dykes of Cal ... In case you missed it, here's our Pac-12 Power Rankings ... Basketball is just around the corner and we've got a first look ... Here's more on WSU basketball from The Daily Evergreen ... The San Francisco Chronicle has an interview with some idiot reporter ... Samuel Becker says the Cougars needed an attitude adjustment ... Some good stuff here from Golden Bear Lair ... 

More links from around the conference below.



Arizona: The Wildcats need to get their defensive leader healthy ... The receivers have struggled this year, and are revisiting their fundamentals.

Arizona State: Quarterback Taylor Kelly's road splits aren't pretty ... With a win against Notre Dame the Sun Devils can make history ... ASU players blame the aura of Notre Dame for past defeats.

Cal: Sean Wagner-McGough from Cal's student paper shows how the Bears can get pressure on WSU's quarterback ... A Cal offensive lineman is a Semifinalist for some postseason accolades.

Colorado: Many have tried to slow down the Ducks' offense, now it's Colorado's turn ... The line is out on the Colorado game, and it's a doozy.

Oregon: The Ducks ranks No. 122 in the FBS in time of possesion and it hasn't seemed to hurt them ... Oregon gets ready for a road test ... Coach Mark Helfrich doesn't have many worries against the Buffs, certainly not the altitude

Oregon State: The Beavers are "starting to click" just in time to continue the annual tradition of wrecking the conference's perception following some bad early losses ... Coach Mike Riley talks recruiting.

Stanford: The Cardinal is putting a new spin on old-school football ... Stanford is ready to avenge last season's loss to the Huskies.

UCLA: The Bruins aren't getting distracted by the mess on the other side of town ... Will UCLA finally play well in Utah? ... One Bruin won't feel like a visitor on this road trip.

USC: The Trojans can take their time in choosing a new coach ... Ed Orgeron had a fun first practice

Utah:  The Utes will be blacked out for the Bruins ... This week would be as good as any for Utah to get a signature win.

Washington: Coach Steve Sarkisian has high praise for Stanford ... Bishop Sankey's formerly blind grandfater will finally see him play.

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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