The start of the final week of preseason camp for most Pacific-10 Conference schools. Alert, alert, alert!
ARIZONA: The dreaded two-quarterback system might be a thing of the present for the Wildcats' offense. Ten schools employed it last year, with one registering a winning record.
CALIFORNIA: Not a real surprise to anyone, but coach Jeff Tedford names incumbent Riley as his starting quarterback for 2009 – quite possibly now because he has so many more decisions on starters to make before fall camp closes.
OREGON: Ducks closing in on final scrimmage tonight as tune-up for next week's showdown against Boise State.
OREGON STATE: Looks like the action is light-hearted around the Beavers' team these days, courtesy of a couple of Rodgers' brothers.
STANFORD: A private shower in the locker room has coach Jim Harbaugh in hot water (isn't it usually the other way around with showers?).
UCLA: Having speed is one thing. Translating it to big-play potential is the real challenge for the Bruins' staff.
USC: Strong words from Galippo, a new starting linebacker – "people who underestimate us will get smacked in the mouth."
WASHINGTON STATE: An NCAA Div. II transfer from the defunct Western Washington program is now a starter for the Cougars, who have serious experience issues on the defensive line, as detailed in this report by the Spokesman-Review. Also, a former Bellevue High star was arrested for possession of alcohol.