Time for a few links.
First, a reminder that we will have a live chat today at 11:30 a.m.
— As noted yesterday, the bowls are not expected to make any definite decisions until Saturday, which leads lots of time for rumors in the meantime. The Arizona Daily Star wrote for today’s editions that Arizona and Arizona State are battling for a Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl with each having conflicts with the New Mexico Bowl — all of which also seems to assume UW going to the Vegas Bowl. Here’s more on that from earlier in the week from the Arizona Republic.
— Bud Withers breaks down the returning starters for every Pac-12 team.
— Withers also reports on the end-of-season press conference of WSU’s Mike Leach.
— Les Miles turned down Arkansas yesterday. It appears unclear where Arkansas’ search turns now. At the moment, nothing to indicate there is anything serious in the rumors about Steve Sarkisian.
— It looks like Cal’s search is beginning with Utah State’s Gary Andersen.
— The Denver Post also says Anderson may be at the top of Colorado’s wish list, as well.
— The Spokesman-Review lists the five finalists for the Idaho job, none of whom are currently on the UW staff.
— The San Jose Mercury News says the Pac-12 title game “lacks the sizzle” the conference was hoping for.