Pac-10 lunch links: Pinkard out of Emerald Bowl
December, 14, 2009
By Ted Miller | ESPN.com
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- The Holiday Bowl isn't only about Tucson and Lincoln -- it's about Youngstown, Ohio. Know that Mark Stoops' tenure as the Wildcats defensive coordinator has been a success.
- Arizona State gets a couple more offensive commitments, which it needs, and four will enroll early.
- Some California notes -- there should be some Jahvid Best news soon.
- The focus isn't yet the Rose Bowl for Oregon. This competition is dead even inside the Ducks defense.
- Setting up the Las Vegas Bowl showdown between BYU and Oregon State.
- More on Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh and his contract extension.
- Temple might be distracted when it plays UCLA because its coach might not be there anymore. The Bruins are back at practice.
- USC cornerback Josh Pinkard, a sixth-year senior who missed two years with injuries, is out of the Emerald Bowl because of a knee injury. What does the future hold for marginalized running back C.J. Gable?
- Some good recruiting news for Washington State.