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Morning links: Oregon debuts at No. 5 in first College Football Playoff rankings

Offensive player and coach interviews await later this morning. These links are for now.

--- Here's a notebook in today's newspaper with Chris Petersen's thoughts on the Pac-12 reforms, and some more on a pair of costly special-teams penalties called against the Huskies on Saturday.

--- The first College Football Playoff rankings were released yesterday, with Mississippi State on top and Oregon debuting at No. 5. Arizona is No. 12, Arizona State is No. 14, Utah is No. 17 and UCLA is No. 22.

--- Looking at Keishawn Bierria, the guy who replaces Shaq Thompson at linebacker when Thompson plays running back.

--- The Huskies are looking for answers.

--- Colorado counts on its young safeties to help cover injuries.

--- Washington State lost a receiver.

--- Utah wants to keep stacking up sacks.

--- A Tuesday practice report from Arizona State.

--- UCLA needs to give the ball to Myles Jack.

--- USC might start another freshman on its offensive line.

--- Stanford can end Oregon's playoff hopes with a win this weekend.

--- Oregon State shuffled its offensive line around.

--- John Canzano writes that Oregon is sitting pretty in the CFP rankings.

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