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Morning links: Dante Pettis leads Pac-12 in total punt-return yards

Chris Petersen will hold his weekly Thursday meeting with reporters later this morning, the Huskies' final media availability of the week before hosting Stanford on Saturday. Until then, chew on some links. Or just read them.

--- Our story in today's newspaper details what appears to be some big-play potential from freshman Dante Pettis, whose 149 punt-return yards are more than anyone in the Pac-12. Utah's Kaelin Clay leads the conference in yards-per-return with 23.8. Pettis is second at 16.6.

--- Adam Jude writes about Cyler Miles and pocket presence.

--- Here's a story about former Puyallup star Joshua Garnett, now a starting offensive lineman at Stanford.

--- Washington is mentioned by SI as a team that might be cooling down in the coming weeks.

--- The Huskies check in at No. 7 in this Pac-12 power ranking.

--- Here's a preview of the UW-Stanford game from an NFL-prospect perspective (though Jesse Callier is obviously out for the season).

--- Marcus Peters, Danny Shelton and Shaq Thompson remain in Rob Rang's list of the 32 best college prospects.

--- Former Curtis High star Rahmel Dockery is exceeding expectations at Oregon State.

--- A quarterback recruit from Bothell is officially in the fold at California.

--- USC is eager to play a Pac-12 game.

--- Is the Pac-12 becoming a "tougher neighborhood?"

--- Arizona State can answer some questions about its defense during tonight's game against UCLA (7 p.m., FOX Sports 1). This game is a growing rivalry.

--- Arizona's quarterback has already broken a few records this season.

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple