With a long trip ahead of them, the Washington Huskies will leave for Honolulu later this afternoon, one day earlier than the standard departure time for road games. We're doing the same, but will have plenty in this space leading up to game time. Even these links.
--- Our story in today's newspaper leads with defensive back Brian Clay and his reaction to being awarded a scholarship.
--- The Josh Shaw saga grows weirder and weirder, as Shaw has now admitted he lied about the story he told USC officials.
--- Connor Halliday will be key for the Cougars in Washington State's opener tonight against Rutgers at CenturyLink Field (7 p.m., Fox Sports 1).
--- The Honolulu Star-Advertiser writes about Dee Maggitt, a defensive back who played at Lakes High School in Tacoma.
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