Lots of news on true freshmen in the Pacific-10 Conference. When will UW's James Johnson hit the national stage? A legitimate newcomer of the year candidate, for sure.
ARIZONA: Stoops steadies for a myriad of emotions returning home to Iowa.
ARIZONA STATE: Burfict hype is just building, and sooner more than later the linebacker will show he's an impact player.
CALIFORNIA: Minnesota has a receiver (Decker) who instantly puts pressure on the Golden Bears' defense. Thompson gets the first crack at stopping him.
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OREGON: Amid rumors he is transferring to an NAIA school, Blount still running Ducks' scout team at running back.
STANFORD: He was a good receiver. But Sherman might be on track to become a great defensive back.
UCLA: Craft, not Brehaut, poised to lead Bruins at quarterback Saturday against Kansas State.
USC: Camp reporters say a decision on Barkley might to right to game time (although one ESPN report Friday morning says Corp will go).
WASHINGTON STATE: Cougs are beat up by injuries, and decimated by departures.