We’re back from a little Fourth of July break, full of links to pass along, the college football season now less than two months away. …
— Chris Polk and Alameda Ta’amu were named to the watch lists today for the Maxwell and Bednarik awards, respectively. Here are details.
— In case you missed it, here’s a story I wrote for Monday’s paper on the company that produces the helmet cams that UW — and a few other teams — have begun using. The founders are UW grads.
— I answered a few questions from College Football Zealots for their preview of the Huskies.
— Top-rated CB Shaq Thompson told CBSSports.com over the weekend that no school is recruiting him harder at the moment than UW.
— Moving away from UW to the big story in the Pac-12 right now, here’s lots of thoughts on the Oregon situation from Jon Wilner.
—- Oregonian columnist John Canzano has a new interview with Willie Lyles.
— Charles Robinson, one of the authors of the original Yahoo.com story on all of this from last week, was on KJR-AM this morning.
— SportsbyBrooks has this overview.
All for now.