Pac-10 lunch links: What happened to Nate Costa?
October, 30, 2008
Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller
Soup, salad, links.
- California's Marcus Ezeff clearly remembers his game-saving tackle from last year's thrilling win over Oregon. An update on Cal's banged up offensive line. At the beginning of the year, the Bears and Oregon were neck and neck for team with the best O-line. Now it's a different story. Another week, another plea to make quarterback Kevin Riley the starter for the rest of the season.
- Arizona expects to emerge from the bye week healthy.
- Arizona State receiver Kyle Williams won't play at Oregon State due to a concussion. Has Dennis Erickson lost his touch?
- Will Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli's homecoming be a happy one? Know how Cal's offensive line is hobbled? Though the Ducks have used a lot of combinations this fall, their O-line has been dominant at times and now the unit is asserting itself. And it's mostly healthy. Catching up with Nate Costa... remember him?
- Oregon State receiver Sammie Stroughter is enjoying a low-key season. Offensive tackle Andy Levitre is sick and missing practices.
- Is Delano Howell the next big thing at Stanford? The Cardinal is mostly healthy.
- Is Rick Neuheisel tightening the screws at UCLA? It appears so.
- Injured USC cornerback Shareece Wright is close to a settlement in his resisting arrest case, and there reportedly may be grounds for a lawsuit against the Colton (Calif.) police. USC's players talk about the offensive struggles.
- Washington's recruiting continues to limp along.