Pac-12 lunch links: Cal focuses on defense
September, 18, 2013
By Ted Miller | ESPN.com
Gentlemen, the hopes and dreams of an entire town are riding on your shoulders. You may never matter again in your life as much as you do right now.
- Arizona is getting help from a freshman receiver.
- Arizona State has plenty of mistakes to correct before going to Stanford, including clock management.
- California, reasonably, is focusing on defense during the bye week.
- Colorado OG Kaiwi Crabb is a feel-good story for the Buffs.
- Oregon's defense is not trying to be good anymore. It wants to be great.
- Linebacker Jabral Johnson has stepped up for Oregon State.
- Stanford's defense will be down two key players against Arizona State, including starting end Henry Anderson.
- So far, UCLA's questionable secondary has answered questions.
- USC RB Tre Madden is hinting he's not unlike a former great Trojan.
- The Pac-12 blog is not smart enough to figure out why this video of a couple of Utah players is controversial, but it apparently is.
- Washington's D-line has been effective when it goes "Jetson."
- Washington State's practice was wet and had an extra session.
3:30 PM ET 13 Arizona State 11 Arizona 3:30 PM ET Stanford 8 UCLA