First, a quick update: A Washington spokesman confirms that defensive line coach Tosh Lupoi is with the team in San Francisco as the Huskies prepare for Friday’s Fight Hunger Bowl matchup against BYU. It seems unlikely that Lupoi’s status with the program will change before Friday, but we’ll certainly keep you posted on any developments.
A few morning links:
— BYU remade its offense this season, much in the same vein as the Huskies.
— Eathyn Manumaleuna, a seventh-year senior for BYU, made a key play against UW in the 2010 opener. The Fight Hunger Bowl will be his school-record 56th game.
— BYU’s new offense is ‘halfway there.’
— BYU has won four straight bowl games.
— No surprise here: The L.A. Daily News reports that strength coach Ivan Lewis is heading to USC.
— InsideUSC (@InsideUSC) December 23, 2013
— T.J. Simers on Steve Sarkisian. Worth a read.
— Washington State is trying to shake off its New Mexico Bowl collapse.
— A Colorado State coach has apologized for his outburst against WSU’s Connor Halliday.
— Boise State QB Joe Southwick, sent home from the Hawaii Bowl, says he was wrongfully accused of urinating off a balcony.
— A touching story on Oregon assistant coach Gary Campbell and his family as they cope with the death of their son.
— UW basketball lost to UConn at home on Sunday.