UW’s bye is over and the Huskies now begin in earnest their preparation for Saturday’s game against Colorado — the first of seven straight Pac-12 games in seven weeks, and a stretch that obviously will now determine the course of the season.
Here are some links and notes to get you started on a new week. …
— A reminder that there will be a Husky Roundtable Monday morning on KJR-AM around 8:20 a.m.
— Also, UW coach Steve Sarkisian will hold his usual Monday press conference at noon, available on KJR-AM and UWTV.
— Bud Withers looks at the weekend that was in the Pac-12.
— The Boulder Daily Camera examines UW as it kicks off its coverage of the week.
— More Colorado news is available on the Denver Post’s Colorado blog.
— The Post’s game story noted the porous condition of Colorado’s secondary.
— The Huskies are 36th in the Sagarin Ratings.
— The line on the Colorado game has gone down just a little bit, to 14 at a couple of places.
— Mark Schlabach has UW going to the Sun and Brad Edwards has the Huskies in the Holiday in ESPN’s latest bowl projections.
— Ted Miller also has UW going to the Sun.
— Jon Wilner has UW rated 20th in his AP poll this week.
— Here’s the updated PollSpeak page on UW, showing their highest ranking on any AP poll is No. 18
— Oregon coach Chip Kelly said Sunday night there is no timetable on a return for LaMichael James.
— More on James, as well as a bunch of other links, from The Oregonian.
— The Tucson Citizen says Arizona fans are losing faith in coach Mike Stoops, who will bring his team to Husky Stadium on Oct. 29.
— WSU coach Paul Wulff is lamenting the missed opportunties against UCLA and pondering whether Jeff Tuel will play this season.
— Utah is wondering where it goes from here.
— Wrapping up some news on Huskies in the NFL: Dashon Goldson had four tackles as the 49ers beat Mason Foster and the Bucs by the rather shocking score of 48-3 — Foster had three tackles and a fumble recovery; and Donald Butler had four tackles and an interception as San Diego beat Denver.