QB ratings, former Huskies, and more. …
— ESPN.com has been examining all week how college teams in NFL towns manage to thrive. Here’s today’s full story on UW from Ivan Maisel.
— This preview of Puyallyup High includes an update on Joshua Garnett’s recruiting, though stating again he plans to wait until close to signing day.
— ESPN.com’s Ted Miller puts the Huskies in the wait-and-see grouping of Pac-12 quarterbacks this year.
— A Stanford blog offers a quick look at UW.
— The College Football Matrix says teams that win six games in a regular season, as UW did last year, often improve the next season.
— Miller also wraps up the latest on the Oregon front while Eugene Register-Guard columnist George Schroeder says the school is drowning itself in silence.
— The NFL apparently may go to a full-season package of Thursday night games, which would obviously provide some stiff competition for the Pac-12’s new contract, that calls for four Thursday night games a year.
— Looks like UCLA is losing OL Stanley Hasiak for academic reasons. Hasiak also seriously considered UW before signing with the Bruins.
All for now.