The Washington State football team has quite a challenge this week, traveling to face Oregon in unfriendly Autzen Stadium. The Ducks lead the conference in both passing and rushing, and have a fearsome defense. That means the Cougars won't have any time to sulk over their disheartening loss to OSU on Saturday. But CougCenter gives us a look back at that game. Here's our first look at that game.
In case you missed it, we tried out a new feature on the blog yesterday ... And Ken Goe had a controversial column about Cougar coach Mike Leach ... De'Anthony Thomas may not have practiced on Monday, but still hopes to play against WSU ... Marcus Mariota is getting a lot of well-deserved praise, and handling it well ... Greg Bishop of the New York Times has a good read on the Ducks.
Continue reading for more links from around the conference.
Arizona State: The Sun Devils are looking to avoid their usual second-half slide.
Cal: The Golden Bears have suffered yet another injury.
Washington: The Huskies' coach believes they're ready for the second half of the season ...