Fresh from their reunion with former teammate Vernon Adams Jr., the Eastern Washington players will face another dual-threat transfer quarterback when they visit Northern Iowa on Saturday. Here's my notebook, leading with UNI quarterback Aaron Bailey. We can discuss that and more, during our weekly live chat Thursday at noon at spokesman.com/blogs/sportslink. I also have a blog post, with links, from Wednesday. Elsewhere, former EWU quarterback said he's ready to go against Michigan State. Speaking of which, Spartan coach Mark Dantonio compares Adams to Seahawks QB Russell Wilson. ... Here's an up-close look at the EWU-Northern Idaho matchup, from the Panthers' perspective. ... Elsewhere, Montana is grateful for a bye week following a one-point loss last weekend to Cal Poly. ... Portland State is still abuzz after the Vikings' landmark win at Washington State. ... PSU's next opponent, Idaho State, also is coming off a huge win last week.
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