A day later, the dominant topic at UW camp on Thursday was the news of Deontae Cooper’s knee injury.
Times columnist Steve Kelley came to practice and wrote this piece on the reaction to the latest injury for the hard-luck running back.
Meanwhile, I touched on a different topic for the UW notebook — the efforts to keep Keith Price out of harm’s way as often as possible this season.
In other UW-related links. …
— CoachSark’s blog with photos of the day.
— KJRAM’s had lots of UW coverage this week on the Gas and Elise show. You can find all the podcasts here.
— ESPN.com’s Ted Miller said in a chat Thursday he doesn’t see the Huskies finishing above Stanford in the Pac-12 North this season.
— The ESPN Pac-12 blog also lists Austin Seferian-Jenkins on a poll of players who were not all-conference last year who could be this year.
— Mason Kelley of HuskyNation with a profile of Lakes High WR Sammie Long.
— Chris Polk had three carries for one yard and three catches for 29 yards (EDIT — adding from the first entry) while Alameda Ta’amu did not have any stats as the Eagles beat the Steelers.
— Matt Bryant, attempting to hold off Erik Folk for the kicking job with the Falcons, handled all the kicking as the Ravens beat Atlanta.
— Donald Butler had two tackles for the Chargers.
— Matt Hasselbeck will start for the Titans against the Seahawks Saturday night, but Jake Locker will get his chances.
— Danny O’Neil has this story on the Titans’ QB battle.
In links around the Pac-12/college football. …
— Former Husky Jim Mora, now coaching UCLA, had a little media controversy Thursday.
— Ted Miller says Mora is in “unsafe territory” with his comments.
— USC’s Lane Kiffin had trouble explaining his vote in the coach’s poll.
— The Oregon State rundown from the Oregonian.
— WSU and Pac-12 links from Christian Caple.
— Arizona is taking a military approach to practice.
— Utah scrimmaged for the first time on Thursday.
— San Diego State hoping for a boost from a WR coming off ACL surgery.
— CBSSports.com with a preview of LSU.
— The Eugene Register-Guard with some interesting stuff on Oregon’s recruiting strategy.
— Colorado could go with quarterback-by-committee.
— Finally, I was a guest yesterday on 710 ESPN Seattle talking about Cooper’s injury and UW football. Listen below: