For those up early — or late — some links wrapping up the UW game, and news around the Pac-12. …
— Here’s my game story.
— Steve Kelley says the game almost turned into a “gotcha” for UW.
— Jerry Brewer columnized about Chris Polk’s swift return.
— Brewer also writes that for once, special teams saved the Huskies.
— Here’s another game story focusing on the Eastern side of things.
— Ted Miller gave Polk a helmet sticker.
— UW’s next opponent, Hawaii, beat Colorado 34-17. And they did it in somewhat unconventional fashion as QB Bryant Moniz, who last year threw for 5,040 yards, rushed for 121 yards and three touchdowns.
— WSU won big but might have lost Jeff Tuel for a while.
— Oregon State lost to its Big Sky opponent, Sacramento State in a hail of errors, including missing a chip-shot field goal that would have won it at the end.
— LSU beat Oregon pretty soundly.
— Cal’s defense dominated and the Bears got a solid debut from QB Zach Maynard to beat Fresno State.
— Stanford had no trouble with San Jose State.
— Arizona led NAU just 14-10 at halftime but pulled away to win big.
— Jon Wilner reviews the week in the Pac-12 and concludes that Stanford is now the team to beat.
— Bryan Fischer of CBSSports.com says it was a rough weekend for the Pac-12.
— The New York Times writes about Oklahoma’s possible move to the Pac-12.
— The LA Times also writes about what could be coming for the Pac-12.