— Despite an 0-5 start in Pac-12 play, Colorado has a good demeanor and attitude under first-year coach Mike MacIntyre. Also, the Buffaloes expect to have freshman Michael Adkins (concussion), one of their top running backs, back against the Huskies on Saturday (5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks).
— UW is a 28-point favorite over the Buffaloes.
— Bud Withers: Note to Pac-12 presidents: Be careful what you wish for.
— This projection has UW heading to the Sun Bowl.
— A scary plan ride for Arizona State coach Todd Graham and his son on a recruiting trip.
— The BCS flip-flopping between Oregon and Florida State could continue after this week, if the Ducks get past Stanford on Thursday (and that’s a big if).