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- GoHuskies.com has a ton of great content from the last couple of days: Marcus Peters on returning to Oakland, Calif., this summer; Jaydon Mickens on his offseason workouts; Jordan Paopao on developing the tight end position after ASJ; Kasen Williams on recovering mentally from his leg injury last year; and a photo gallery from Saturday's practice.
- Christian Caple says that the quarterback battle is far from over, and talks about Chris Petersen's decision to take the no-contact jerseys off of Cyler Miles, Jeff Lindquist and Troy Williams for one series on Saturday.
- Adam Jude talks about the re-emergence of redshirt sophomore Kendyl Taylor, and makes it clear that being a heralded recruit won't necessarily annoint Budda Baker with a starting position from day No. 1. Meanwhile, Percy Allen introduces his readers to the Legion of Zoom.
- The Huskies occupy the No. 20 slot in ESPN's preseason power rankings, and the No. 6 slot in the ESPN Pac-12 Blog's preseason power rankings.
How many other instances can you find in which a head coach turns around a program, leaves for another program in the same conference and the fan base ends up happy? Chris Petersen arrives in Seattle with a well-stocked cupboard -- especially on defense -- and a favorable early schedule. Dan Hawkins is jealous.
- Josh Shirley is transferring to UNLV, where he will be eligible to play immediately.
- Emerald City Swagger is underwhelmed that Phil Steele sees the Huskies playing in this year's Sun Bowl.
- Rick Bragg writes that no matter how college football decides its champion, fan support for the sport is not likely to fade anytime in the foreseeable future.
- Kevin Trahan wrote a nice primer about how last week's O'Bannon ruling will affect college athletics.
- Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt named Bishop Sankey as one player who drew his attention in Saturday's preseason game against Green Bay. Sankey's official stat line was 37 yards on 13 attempts, and three catches for 38 yards and a touchdown. (Jake Locker played just the first two series, completing one of two passes for five yards.)
- Between Vincent Jackson, Mike Evans and Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Tampa Bay is ready to welcome the 'Three Dunkaneers.'