Pac-10 lunch links: Sark, Holt want to impress Carroll

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller

Happy Friday.

  • How much will Arizona get out of receiver Delashaun Dean at Iowa? Coach Mike Stoops will be familiar with his surroundings at Iowa.

  • It appears the recruiting rankings were right about linebacker Vontaze Burfict.

  • California could be down a fullback at Minnesota.

  • Oregon cornerback Walter Thurmond is now a vocal leader. LeGarrette Blount participated in an entire practice and won't leave school.

  • Oregon State is rooting for Jacquizz Rodgers' ankle to feel great Saturday morning. It looks like receiver Darrell Catchings will play.

  • Stanford and Notre Dame may end their series. Notes on Cardinal's game with San Jose State.

  • UCLA's defense is looking for a strong start.

  • USC's run under Pete Carroll is the best in Pac-10 history.

  • USC's former assistants, now running the show at Washington, want to impress Pete Carroll.

  • Most agree that quarterback Jeff Tuel is the future for Washington State.