- Hroniss Grasu was named one of the six finalists for the Rimington Trophy, given to the nation's top center.
- Ted Miller writes that with just one BCS team, the Pac-12 might be able to get through the bowl season with a perfect 9-0 record.
- In cases you're interested, here's the gift packages each bowl will make available to its participants. The Alamo bowl package is headlined by an iPad mini and a watch.
- After her record-setting 41-point game on Wednesday, Chrishae Rowe was named the Pac-12 freshman of the week. This was Rowe's third such honor in the last five weeks. The ODE also has an interview with Rowe talking about her scoring outburst.
Blurb of the day:
I don’t think anyone is disappointed. It’s an honor to play in this bowl game against Texas. A win in the Alamo Bowl against Texas would be a big momentum boost for next season.
--Grasu on the team's Alamo Bowl bid