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Morning after links

Washington State overcame an early deficit to take a solid lead against Rutgers in Seattle yesterday, but was unable to sustain it, eventually falling 41-38.

Links from that game and from around the Pac-12 are after the jump.

-- We've got our usual package from the game including a game story, scoring summary and keys to the game.

-- Before the game generations of Cougars paid tribute to an old teammate and were kind enough to let me be a part of it.

-- John Blanchette was at the game and he has a column on WSU's morose final Seattle game.

-- Bud Withers has a story from the game and Larry Stone has a column.

-- Former WSU receiver Blair Bomber is doing big things up at Eastern Washington.

-- Local players could mean a decent amount of purple in the stands for UW's game at Hawaii.

-- Should Arizona change its name to Transfer University?

-- Arizona State won handily yesterday and Jaelen Strong is already off to a hot start.

-- Cal is trying to add a running component to its Bear Raid offense.

-- Colorado is going to relive Rashaan Salaam's Heisman trophy-winning season.

-- Do the Oregon schools boast the best QB combo in state history?

-- Stanford's football season is leading to some new traffic problems.

-- Jim Mora will do what he has to for his team to be great.

-- A USC running back has quit and levied some serious accusations at coach Steve Sarkisian.

-- Utah improved to 1-0 in a snoozer.

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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