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Morning links: Huskies were observers during wild Pac-12 weekend

Player and assistant coach interviews will commence later this morning as usual, and our morning links commence right now.

--- Today's story: Washington was able to sit, watch and learn during the weekend while several other Pac-12 teams were "sweating," coach Chris Petersen said.

--- Tristan Etienne left the UW men's basketball team.

--- California receiver Trevor Davis, whom the Huskies will see this weekend, won Pac-12 special-teams player of the week honors after returning two kickoffs for touchdowns in Cal's 60-59 victory at Washington State.

--- Washington State coach Mike Leach fired special-teams coordinator Eric Russell after the Cougars allowed two kickoff returns for touchdowns and missed a 19-yard field goal against California.

--- Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez expects a "refocused" USC team this week.

--- Sacks are taking a toll on UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley.

--- Arizona claims it is only focusing on USC.

--- A midseason report for Colorado.

--- Utah has a quarterback quandary.

--- Oregon defensive end Tony Washington says his sack celebration against Arizona was selfish.

--- Looking at some numbers from Oregon State's win over Colorado.

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple