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December 15, 2011 at 8:39 AM

Thursday links — Back to work for UW

The Washington Huskies return to the practice field today after another little break — and they’ll do so down one coach after the departure yesterday of cornerbacks coach Demetrice Martin.

UW will hit the field at 3 p.m. today to begin in earnest its preparation for the Dec. 29 Alamo Bowl against Baylor.

This will be the sixth of UW’s 15 allowed practices for the bowl game. The five so far have been largely devoted to the younger players and basic fundamentals, etc. Now the Huskies will start to seriously gameplan for the Bears, basically holding two five-day gameweek sets of practice leading into the game — today through Monday, and then, after one last little break, Dec. 24-28. Today’s practice will basically resemble a usual Monday, with the Huskies then proceeding in that order of a usual game week.

For now, a few links. …

— Don’t forget our live chat here at noon.

Bud Withers reviews all 35 bowl games.

Steve and Mason Kelley offer conflciting opinions on where Zach Banner will go to college.

— Here’s my story wrapping up the UW news from yesterday.

Ted Miller says to watch the matchup of Griffin vs. Nick Holt in the Alamo Bowl.

Jake Heaps is taking an official visit to Kansas this weekend.

— Baylor QB Robert Griffin III was named The Sporting News’ Player of the Year.

Mel Kiper says there’s “no chance” Griffin gets taken in the NFL Draft before Andrew Luck.

— Griffin literally brought home the Heisman last night.

— The LA Times breaks down UCLA’s new coaching staff.

— Lots of reports yesterday that LaMichael James will enter the NFL Draft.

— New Arizona State coach Todd Graham impressed with his passion.

Mike Riley got a vote of confidence from Oregon State athletic director Bob DeCarolis.

— Lots of Pac-12 links from Vince Grippi.

— Dr. Saturday with lots of morning headlines.

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