Not much out there as we hit a notoriously slow time for college football news, but here are a few things. …
— Incoming freshman Kasen Williams was honored as the Gatorade Washington Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday.
— ESPN.com’s Bruce Feldman writes in an Insider piece that he could see Steve Sarkisian staying at UW for a while. Asked to list three coaches who could stay in their current jobs for 15-plus years, he cited Sarkisian, Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald and Boise State’s Chris Petersen. Feldman writes that the power of balance seems to be shifting in the Pac-12, which “bodes well” for UW, and that Sarkisian and his family enjoy the lifestyle in Seattle.
— ESPN’s College Football Live asked five questions about the Pac-12, none of them involving UW. Former Husky QB Brock Huard predicted an Oregon-Arizona State conference title game, with Oregon winning, while Andre Ware predicted Oregon-Arizona, and also had the Ducks winning it all.
— The Eugene Register-Guard reports Oregon has had lawyers on hire since March to deal with its NCAA questions.
— ESPN.com’s Ted Miller reviews the sites updated recruiting rankings.
All for now.