Lunch links: A 'friendlier' USC-Stanford rivalry
September, 13, 2012
By Kevin Gemmell | ESPN.com
In a way, all of us has an El Guapo to face. For some, shyness might be their El Guapo. For others, a lack of education might be their El Guapo. For us, El Guapo is a big, dangerous man who wants to kill us. But as sure as my name is Lucky Day, the people of Santa Poco can conquer their own personal El Guapo, who also happens to be the actual El Guapo!
- Austin Hill is leading the way for Arizona's wide receivers. Hill is the talk of the town ... and here's another feature on the budding receiver.
- ASU offensive coordinator Mike Norvell has been known to coach in his sleep. Todd Graham wants to see his wide receivers step up.
- The Jeff Tedford-Zach Maynard sideline exchange is just part of the game. Cal lineman Viliami Moala has trimmed up nicely.
- Christian Powell provided one of the few bright spots for Colorado last week. Bill McCartney has faith that Jon Embree can get the job done.
- Byron Marshall is looking to get some more carries this week. Chip Kelly talks special teams in a post practice video. Here is a nice piece catching up with former Oregon QB/LB Scott Vossmeyer.
- OSU tight end Connor Hamlett wouldn't mind a few more looks next time the Beavers take the field.
- Drew Terrell is one of the best punt returners Stanford has seen. USC-Stanford is a rivalry, but a friendlier rivalry.
- Bruins defense looks to keep pace with Houston's offense. The defense took the blame for last year's loss.
- Ed Orgeron will learn a lot about his line against Stanford. T.J. McDonald hasn't changed his approach to the game after getting a suspension during last year's Stanford game.
- A quick start is key for the Utes this week. John White IV looking forward to bouncing back against the Cougars.
- A couple of post-practice videos with Kasen Williams and Keith Price. Here is an take on Washington choosing not to talk about injuries.
- All eyes turn to Connor Halliday and the possibility he'll start this week. UNLV has their own coach on the hot seat.
- Some Week 3 predictions and storylines from Athlon Sports.