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A few afternoon football notes ... Jeff Mills promoted to defensive coordinator at New Mexico

A few football notes to pass along this afternoon, starting with some coaching news.

Former Huskies safeties coach Jeff Mills has been promoted to defensive coordinator at the University of New Mexico. Mills was hired by the Lobos shortly after being fired by head coach Steve Sarkisian along with most of the defensive staff.

Over on the Palouse, former WSU quarterback Jason Gesser has been promoted to Idaho offensive coordinator by Robb Akey. It's a big jump for Gesser, but he'll have wide receivers coach Mike Levenseller to lean on.

Speaking of former WSU quarterbacks, Timm Rosenbach has been hired by my alma mater - the University of Montana - to be the offensive coordinator for head coach Robin Pflugrad.

Chris Polk makes Doug Farrar's list of 10 players to watch for offense. And Alameda Ta'amu makes the list of 10 players to watch on defense.

Tom Fitzgerald has this big story on Stanford's monster recruiting class and what led to it.

Ted Miller is doing Pac-12 performances of the year ... and today's performance was OSU defensive end Scott Crichton's showing against UW. Ted also has some other links

Mike Riley has suspended OSU defensive back Malcolm Marable for doing a Cliff Harris on I-5.

Corvallis Gazette Times columnist Steve Gress writes that it's time for football players to act like men.

ESPN USC's blog is doing position breakdowns and preview for spring ball. Today is wide receivers -- it's a pretty good group.

Stanford linebacker Shayne Skov's rehab from knee surgery is progressing.