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September 3, 2011 at 7:57 AM

Saturday links — Gameday is finally here

To repeat myself, gameday is finally here, and none too soon.

Also, no time to waste before getting to a bevy of links, focusing first on today’s 4 p.m. game between UW and Eastern Washington at Husky Stadium.

It’ll be televised on ROOT Sports (Channel 30 on Comcast in the Seattle area andn 627 in HD), and with no sanctioned on-line viewing (though I’m sure you find it somewhere). …

— Here’s my preview of the game, touching on some of the same themes of the prediction entry from Friday — namely, what the difference in divisions of the two teams may mean today — and our Scouting Report.

— By the way, planning to begin a pre-game live chat around 2:30 or so, and this year we may just keep the chat format going through the whole game.

Jerry Brewer wonders if the Huskies can play from ahead this season.

Bud Withers ruminates on the potential financial ramifications of the Pac-12 Networks.

— Our news side takes a look at what the game means for Eastern Washington in a broader contest.

— Here’s a guide to parking and transportation around the stadium.

— The Spokesman-Review reports that the Eagles don’t plan to hold anything back while also being worried about their youth at cornerback.

— CoachSark’s blog has a photo of Friday’s walkthrough as well as a video of fall camp.

— Here’s a game preview from UW’s official site.

— The Go2Guy remains worried about UW.

RECRUITING/FUTURE HUSKY NEWS. …

With seasons now underway everywhere, I’ll try to pass along updates as I can on future Huskies.

— Future Husky QB Jeff Lindquist will be playing in the Emerald City Classic tonight at 8 p.m. at Qwe, er CenturyLink Field.

— UW commit Dwayne Washington featured and pictured in this story.

— UW commit Damontae Kazee, pegged to play CB at the college level, rushed for 173 yards Friday night.

— UW commit Kendyl Taylor, pictured in this story, had a big outing last week in his first game of the season.

— Among other items in a Greg Biggins notebook from yesterday — Lakes High OL Zach Banner has set up trips to Michigan, Oklahoma and Notre Dame and also says he will likely visit USC, leaving just one other potential official visit, which could go to UW.

— Future Husky Bryan Harper, also slated to be a CB at UW, quarterbacked his team to a win Thursday night.

— UW commit Jeremy Castro is quoted in this story on the changing nature of recruiting.

HUSKIES IN THE NFL. …

A roundup of news about former Huskies now in the NFL. …

— Lots of ex-Huskies in the Seahawks-Raiders game. Marcel Reece had two carries for five yards, Dorson Boyce two carries for 11 yards and one catch for 12 and Louis Rankin two catches for 17 yards but minus-10 yards on three carries.

Cody Habben was among those waived by the Rams on Friday. Lots more cuts will come today.

— MusicCityMiracles says Jake Locker showed he may be a lot closer to being ready for the NFL than everyone thought.

AROUND THE PAC-12/COLLEGE FOOTBALL

— I know a lot of you already commented on this, but here’s Jon Wilner’s piece from Friday discussing possible expansion options for the Pac-12 given the potential breakup of the Big 12.

Dennis Dodd says the Pac-12 desperately wants Texas and Oklahoma.

— Rivals.com with a good preview of today’s slate of games.

— ESPN.com’s Ted Miller with a Pac-12 injury report.

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