Happy Monday. Let’s catch up on a wide range of links here:
— Tight end recruit Chase Blakley out of Coeur d’Alene says his commitment to Washington has not wavered with the coaching change (premium).
— Marques Tuiasosopo tells the Woodinville Weekly that he felt like a “proud papa” after the Fight Hunger Bowl.
— Texas is No. 1 in this poll — on the “most valuable” college football programs. UW is No. 20, valued at $305.7 million, one spot behind Oregon.
— Louisville has reportedly targeted Rich Rodriguez for its coaching vacancy.
— Brett Hundley will return to UCLA for his junior season.
— Hundley’s return makes UCLA the favorite in the Pac-12 South next season, so says Ted Miller.
— Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas, meanwhile, is leaving early for the NFL.
— A full list of the Pac-12’s early entrees to the NFL. The deadline to declare is Jan. 15.
— Tickets to the BCS title game are selling cheap.
— A cool breakdown of Auburn’s game-winning return to beat Alabama.