Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller
The Pac-10 visits Stuart Smalley: "We deserve good things. We are entitled to our share of happiness. We refuse to beat ourselves up. We are an attractive conference. We are fun to watch. Because we're good enough, we're smart enough, and, doggonit, people like us!"
It's too bad more folks don't know just how good Arizona WR Mike Thomas is. He's well on his way to becoming the Pac-10's all-time leading receiver. Offensive coordinator Sonny Dykes takes some heat off QB Willie Tuitama saying, "Blame me."
From the California locker room: We won't collapse because of the setback at Maryland.
Oregon State needs help on the OL, and OT Tavita Thompson has hired a lawyer and is challenging the NCAA suspension that was scheduled to keep him sidelined until Nov. 1. The Beavers are thinking about USC, which visits next Thursday.
USC's defensive front killed Ohio State. Checking in with QB Mark Sanchez, the Heisman Trophy candidate. What was the play of the game vs. Ohio State? Injury update. More on RB Joe McKnight's migraines.