- This doesn't have to do with Washington specifically, but if you think that your favorite major college football team doesn't have at least one player who is getting paid, I've got a bridge to sell to you. My favorite bit about the mechanics of the so-called "bag men":
I know one of our guys once stopped putting in big bucks, way more than what I do, just because a head coach cussed too much on the team plane. [The coach] was losing anyway, but because he took the Lord's name in vain, that guy was offended by his morality and stopped illegally paying college football players.
- Amdist rumors that Nigel Williams-Goss is mulling the possibility of becoming a one-and-done, Jerry Brewer warns NWG against becoming a cautionary tale.
If you're looking for information about attending Washington's Spring Preview (don't call it a spring game), the UW Department of Athletics has you covered.
- SB Nation's own Louis Bien had a lengthy conversation with Austin Seferian-Jenkins. The interview touches on ASJ's recent health troubles, winning the 2013 Mackey Award, and convincing NFL teams that his DUI conviction was an aberration from his normal behavior. Perhaps his most striking answer for UW fans is that ASJ doesn't at all expect to miss the Pacific Northwest.
What do you think you'll miss most about Seattle and the school?
I'm just going to miss my teammates, and that would be about it. Just my teammates.
- Chantel Jennings highlights what spring practices mean for Deontae Cooper, focusing on his chance to become Washington's featured running back in 2014. Coop, of course, has long been a fan favorite amongst Washington fans, and it's fantastic to see him garner attention from the rest of the conference and the media.
- Adam Jude profiles Tim Socha, Washington's new strength coach. Meanwhile, 1090 The Fan's Anthony Dion covers a similar beat.
- Jon Wilner has a great roundup of news related to the upcoming Pac-12 football television schedule.
- College Baseball Central looks at this week's Pac-12 baseball schedule, noting that Washington/Stanford is one of the week's most intriguing games.
- Sports Out West examines the most interesting storylines of spring football so far.