Before getting the links, the always-exciting note that I will indeed host a live chat today, though it won’t begin at 1 p.m. Try to survive until then. And to help in that endeavor, some links. …
— For my story for the Thursday paper, I wrote about kicker/punter Travis Coons.
— ESPN.com’s Ted Miller and Kevin Gemmell each pick UW to win easily.
— The Sports Network picks UW 38-14.
— Opposing Views says to take the under.
— Monica Guzman, who also writes for the Seattle Times, has a good story for Geekwire.com on the whole UW Tweeting thing.
— The Boulder Daily Camera says the running game has been a positive and also that Connor Wood is likely to start at quarterback.
— Daily Camera columnist Ryan Thorburn says the football program’s struggles are besmirching all the other athletic achievements at Colorado.
— The Denver Post examines some of the tough choices Colorado coach Jon Embree might have to make after the season.
— Former Seahawk Chad Brown, a CU alum, has some questions about where the Colorado program is headed.
— Here are some quotes from Embree’s Tuesday press conference.
— Jerry Brewer has some sharp thoughts on what’s going on at WSU.
— The Oregonian also has an overview of the WSU situation.
— Always good stuff in our high school football notebook.
— Good overview of the Pac-12 race from ESPN.com’s Ted Miller.
— Chris Brown of Smart Football has a good story on Grantland.com on Oregon’s offense.
— FootballPerspective.com, meanwhile, ponders what kind of NFL coach Kelly might be.
— Lots of controversy this week over USC’s sword-stabbing tradition.
— Contra Costa Times columnist Monte Pole says Cal may have no choice but to fire Jeff Tedford.
— Tim Kawakami says Tedford is essentially already gone.
— And here’s what Cal’s AD had to say about it this week.
— Anthony Gimino of the Tucson Citizen projects the Pac-12 bowls and has UW going to Vegas.
— Finally, here’s my appearance Wednesday afternoon on KJR-AM on the Gas and Elise Show:
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