We’ll start with the notice that we’ll hold our weekly live chat here today at noon.
Now for some links. …
— Percy Allen writes about Josh Garnett’s homecoming.
— I did a little Q-and-A for PacificTakes.
— Here’s a preview from GoHuskies.com.
— CBSSports.com predicts a 34-20 Stanford win.
— The Sports Network predicts a 23-14 Stanford win.
— And after batting around a few different scenarios, PacificTakes settles on predicting a 31-14 Stanford win.
— The San Francisco Chronicle profiles Stanford TE Zach Ertz, who won’t be an easy matchup for the Huskies Thursday.
— The Stanford Daily says the Cardinal is preparing for a rowdy crowd at CenturyLink.
— The San Jose Mercury News profiles a Stanford linebacker.
— Bud Withers has some odds and ends from Pac-12 coaches.
— Jon Wilner has UW eighth in his weekly Pac-12 power ratings.
— Jim Mora threw the media out of UCLA’s practice this morning.
— And in a somewhat related story, the LA Times is no longer covering practices at USC and UCLA.
— Stewart Mandel of SI.com says the new playoff system looks a lot like the old BCS.
— Here’s the Pac-12 Rundown from The Oregonian.
— Lots more links from The Spokesman-Review.
— PacificTakes also imagines each Pac-12 team as a, uh, car.
— An FSN notebook reviewing the week in high school football in southern California notes Steve Sarkisian’s trip to see Troy Williams.