Like the team, I am off this morning for what is one of the longer trips in the Pac-12 now, heading to Boulder. But a few links before I go. …
— In our weekly look at the opponent, here’s my story on Colorado and its struggles this season.
— Here’s Colorado’s NCAA stats page, which reveals just how bleak the season has been for the Buffs — they rank 102nd or worse in 12 of 17 stat categories.
— Jon Wilner says if the Huskies don’t score at least 40 “they should be expelled from the conference.” Obviously, he’s picking UW. He also has a good overview of the situation in the Pac-12.
—- Bud Withers previews the big games in the Pac-12 this week.
— He also has a statistical look at those games.
— CougFan.com reports that UW has returned 1,600 of its 4,000-ticket allotment for the Apple Cup.
— Pacific Takes picks a 31-17 UW win.
— ESPN.com’s Ted Miller ponders in his chat whether Justin Wilcox would leave after one year, and whether UW can be ranked in the top 15 heading into next season.
— Colorado DL Will Pericak will start his 48th game Saturday, which would set a Colorado record.
— Here’s the coverage from the Denver Post. (Frankly, just not that much else out there on Colorado).
— The Spokesman-Review examines WSU’s attrition rate.
— FootballScoop updates the Idaho coaching search — none of the names are those who have current UW ties. Chris Tormey’s name is on the list, though.
— Here’s The Oregonian’s Pac-12 Rundown.
— Christian Caple with lots of links around the conference.