Pac-10 lunch links: BYU wants to bully Arizona

December, 16, 2008

Posted by's Ted Miller

These links go out to anyone who's ever been left out of the reindeer games.

  • BYU is going to try to push Arizona around because the Wildcats have been pushed around before this season. Get this: it's raining in Arizona and cold in Las Vegas.
  • California grabbed a couple of marquee recruits this week but is taking a big hit to its coaching staff with the departure of Jim Michalczik to Washington. Also, a note at the bottom says Bears are sticking with their 3-4 defensive scheme, despite that departure of three senior linebackers. Here's a guy who might fill that LB void.
  • Oregon offensive coordinator Chip Kelly talks offense. Like this paragraph from the story: "Take out the game at California, played in monsoon-like conditions, and the Ducks have averaged 52 points in their last four games -- all against teams ranked in the top six in the Pac-10 in scoring defense."
  • Oregon State starts its Sun Bowl prep under coach Mike Riley, who is undefeated in bowl games.
  • Steve Sarkisian is cleaning house at Washington, which means no Tyrone Willingham assistants will return
  • And from the Apple Cup Locker room: Locker vs. Locker -- Casey Locker, Husky Jake's little bro is headed to Washington State.



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