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Afternoon reading: Walk-on QB Thomas Vincent has impressed

I'm back after a brief hiatus to the Midwest and will be back posting full time on the blog. A big thanks to Todd Milles and Dave Boling for helping out.

Todd wrote about Thomas Vincent for today's paper. Never heard of him? Well, he's a walk-on quarterback from King's. Despite his lack of scholarship, he's getting the attention of coaches.  From the story ...

Last spring, Vincent joined Gig Harbor tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins as the only true freshmen to enroll early.

“He’s a kid that has kind of intrigued me in spring football practice,” Sarkisian said. “He is a tremendous athlete. You are going to see him on special teams doing other things as well.” Elsewhere ...

Gregg Bell of has this story on Sean Parker

Scott Johnson of the Everett Herald has a story on the competition at wide receiver

A few Huskies were on with Mike Gastineau on 950 KJR. Kicker Erik Folk and wide receiver James Johnson both did interviews.

Around the Pac 10...

Arizona: Cornerback Trevin Wade is ready for a bounce back this season after a frustrating 2010 season.

ASU: After a hamstring scare, DT Corey Adams is finally healthy and ready for a big season for the Sun Devils.

Colorado: At least four freshmen have earned starting spots for the Buffs for the season opener against Hawaii.

OSU: Senior cornerback Brandon Hardin will likely be out six weeks. He is undergoing shoulder surgery. Meanwhile, senior defensive tackle Kevin Frahm says he will be back in two weeks after surgery on a torn meniscus

Oregon: After all that trouble and all that controversy, running back Lache Seastrunk has left Oregon. Seastrunk has transferred to Baylor. Here's a story on freshmen tight end Colt Lyerla, who because of injuries, may be back up to all-league tight end David Paulson.

Stanford: The Cardinal had close practices for two weeks, but their first open practice was impressive.

USC: The Trojans still have position battles for two outside linebacker spots, safety and cornerback. Wide receiver Markeith Ambles has left the team.

UCLA: Quarterback Brett Hundley practiced for the first time after undergoing knee surgery a month ago.

Utah: New offensive coordinator Norm Chow is on staff and the former co-offensive coordinators are still coaching in the program.

Washington State: TNT contributor Howie Stalwick has this story on wide receiver Jared Karstetter.