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Morning links: Lindquist talks QB; Budda Baker named a starter

The first Monday of the first week of the season is in the books. Next up: the first Tuesday. Defensive players and assistant coaches will be available after practice later this morning, so we'll be back with more from that. Until then, links.

--- Here's our story in today's newspaper with some thoughts from Jeff Lindquist on winning the starting quarterback job for the opener.

--- John McGrath lays out the finer points of the College Football Playoff in this column.

--- Adam Jude leads his notebook with the news of Budda Baker earning a starting safety position.

--- The UW Daily has a couple of stories -- one with some nuts and bolts from Chris Petersen's press conference, and one about Marcus Peters.

--- Tim Booth of the AP has this story previewing the Huskies' season, and this story from Monday.

--- Stewart Mandel predicts the Huskies will play against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl. Bold.

--- Jacob Thorpe of the Spokesman-Review picks Washington to beat Hawaii, 38-17.

--- Here's what Hawaii's starting lineup looks like at the moment.

--- The progression of Hawaii quarterback Ikaika Woolsey has been "unbelievable" (though that story is behind a pay wall).

--- WSU won't play home games in Seattle anymore.

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