So little time to waste to get on with a few notes and links. …
— Here’s my story for today’s paper, a follow-up on the news of the day before about Demetrice Martin leaving and how it will impact the team for the next few weeks.
— UW has announced that its practices in San Antonio will be closed to the public and media..
— With the Alamo Bowl nearing, probably worth linking again the game’s official web site that includes all the information on official events, tickets, etc.
— Steve Sarkisian was on with Jim Moore and Kevin Calabro yesterday on ESPN 710 Seattle. You can listen here.
— UW’s official site wrote about Keith Price.
— It’s looking more and more like Jake Locker could get his first start Sunday against the Colts.
— Former Husky Kavario Middleton and Montana will be in action in an FCS semifinal tonight against Sam Houston State. Here’s a recent story on Middleton.
— Bud Withers grades the new Pac-12 coaching hires and finds something to like in all of them.
— Jon Wilner picks UW to beat the spread against Baylor.
— Ted Miller breaks down some of the high points of a lengthy Larry Scott profile, including news on the men’s basketball tournament.
— Miller also rounds up all of Jim Mora’s staff moves at UCLA.
— USC left tackle Matt Kalil is turning pro. Still no word yet on Matt Barkley.
— Also looks like Stanford guard and Bellevue High alum David DeCastro is entering the NFL.
— John Henderson rips Arizona State’s hiring process.
— Dan Bickely also wonders about the Graham hire.
— Rivals.com with an interesting look at how teams use their bowl practices (and I have to admit, the info about 15 practices is news to me — I’ll have to check on that).
— Lots of headlines from Dr. Saturday.