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- Adam Jude of the Seattle Times has a nice article on the strange quarterback situation in Arizona, where the Washington coaches say they're ready for whoever starts at quarterback. I guess the saying was wrong, you can have two quarterbacks and really have two quarterbacks, not none.
- In a bit of perpetually never ending news, Washington Offensive Coordinator Jonathan Smith told Christian Caple of The News Tribune that fan criticism is just "part of the deal". Nobody criticizes the great coordinators though, except for Lane Kiffin, for some reason.
- Coach Petersen also doesn't like night games, won't tip his hat towards who will be the starter on Saturday at quarterback, and he doesn't mind the rain. He really could be in the comments on here and none of us would really know it was him.
- Arizona was kind enough to release an injury report. They also like scoring points on offense and they have two quarterbacks who are good, making them a strong candidate for the Bizzaro Huskies.
- For those who missed it, Oregon won last night in triple overtime in an instant classic for those who hate defense, keeping whatever dreams they had of watching their season crumble with a late loss to Stanford alive. Arizona State however isn't so lucky, as their dreams are crushed slightly earlier than normal.
- Husky Commit Camilo Eifler talked to Dawgman about recruiting and all of that. With how active he is at recruiting others to join him at Washington, it's safe to say he's a strong commit at this time or whatever the lingo is.
- The fifth ranked Washington Women have a huge weekend featuring showdowns with #1 USC and #8 UCLA.
Cross Country Dots
The Pac-12 Championships are today, starting at 10:30 PT.
On the Women's side, Washington comes in ranked 12th in the country, but fourth in the conference behind Colorado, Oregon, and Stanford. Unlike the Men's race, see below, any of the four teams can win this race today and it should be a wide open, good ole fashioned cross country showdown.
On the Men's side, the Colorado Buffaloes look for their 5th consecutive Pac-12 title, and as the #1 ranked team in the country, they're the favorites. Oregon Junior Edward Cheserek is the two time defending Pac-12 and NCAA Champion, and he's the favorite to make it three in a row today, which would be huge for Oregon's efforts to unseat the Buffaloes. Washington is ranked 20th on the Men's side, but it'll be a close battle for third between #15 UCLA, #21 California, and #23 Stanford. Stanford, formerly #4 in the country, has the firepower to be near the top of the nation, but injuries and potential redshirts that look to be burned have really hurt them during the regular season.