It’ll be another early morning of practice and interviews at UW. So consider these the Tuesday morning links a few hours early. …
— Here’s my story for the Tuesday paper based on some of what Steve Sarkisian said in his Monday press conference about the UW offense.
— Bud Withers looks at which Pac-12 teams benefited the most and least from the teams they miss in conference play.
— Jerry Brewer with three likes and dislikes from the UW-Oregon State game.
— Interesting stuff from CBSSports.com’s Dennis Dodd on the schools — Washington among them — who use a consulting firm that gives schools an “NFL agent car wash.”
— This is an ESPN Insider piece, but in it Mel Kiper Jr. ranks Shaq Thompson as one of the top five underclass defensive backs.
— Jon Wilner grades the week for Cal and says there is no reason the Bears can’t beat UW.
— ESPN.com’s Ted Miller rates UW sixth in the Pac-12 this week.
— Huskies eighth in the CBSSports.com Pac-12 poll this week.
— ESPN.com’s Kevin Gemmell says it’s hard to imagine Jeff Tedford walking the sidelines at Cal next season.
— CoachingSearch.com has an interesting breakdown of the sack differential for every team in the country. UW is 108th, with the good news that it’s ahead of a few teams it still has yet to play.
— Here is some video from today of OSU receiver Markus Wheaton talking about the hit he took from Sean Parker and his health.
— OSU also has gone back to Cody Vaz as its starting QB.
— CadChicaSports provides a breakdown of the weekend in the Pac-12.
— Jake Locker is still out with a shoulder injury.
— Finally, here’s the early preview of the game from the Pac-12 Network featuring analysis from Rick Neuheisel and Glenn Parker: