Pac-10 lunch links: More issues at USC
December, 21, 2009
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
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- Highly respected former Washington athletic director Mike Lude talks about how Arizona should move forward in its search for a new AD. Checking in with Wildcats defensive end Ricky Elmore, who isn't happy he was snubbed on the All-Pac-10 teams.
- Arizona State picks up its 18th commitment from a cornerback.
- California injury news: guard Matt Summers-Gavin (concussion) is out of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, while cornerback Syd'Quan Thompson is still nursing a sprained ankle. Linebacker Eddie Young will be the subject of a documentary.
- What might have been for the Oregon offense if Terrelle Pryor had become a Duck. A couple of notable absences from Ducks practice Sunday.
- Oregon State -- and reporters who cover Oregon State -- will miss linebacker Keaton Kristick. The Beavers have won five bowl games in a row, but BYU is by far their biggest test. Ryan Katz, the favorite to win the QB job in 2010, would love to make his first start on a big stage vs. TCU.
- Jim Harbaugh's contract extension with Stanford doesn't mean he's going to stay at Stanford for a long time.
- Will UCLA be able to run against a tough Temple run defense? Speaking of stopping the run: Can the Bruins stop this guy?
- Two USC players might not be academically eligible for the Emerald Bowl, and it's unclear what running back Joe McKnight's status will be. Michael Lev makes some good points about the McKnight situation.
- Washington's All-Decade team: Defense.
- More on a recent Washington State commitment.
9:50 3rd Qtr Cincinnati 10 Virginia Tech 20 10:32 2nd Qtr 15 Arizona State 13 Duke 3 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State