Pac-10 lunch links

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

  • Ray Ratto of the San Francisco Chronicle opines about coaches attempting to shield their votes in the AFCA poll.

  • The Seattle Times' Bob Condotta weighs in on ending round-robin scheduling in the Pac-10.

  • Michael Lev of the Orange County Register ranks middle linebacker Chris Galippo as USC's third most indispensable player.

  • Want to find out what Rick Neuheisel will be seeing during his visit to U.S. military bases in the Middle East? David Raih, who is a UCLA football office intern, provides a look.

  • Notice a familiar face in Spike TV's "Fourth and Long"? According to The Oregonian's Paul Buker, it's none other than former Oregon State head coach Joe Avezzano.

  • Dan Greenspan of College Football News has an extensive Q&A session with new UCLA defensive coordinator Chuck Bullough.

  • California Golden Blogs ranks fans charging the field after the Golden Bears' victory over Stanford as the second-best moment of the 2008 season.

  • Darryl Maxie of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution details the departure of former Buford, Ga., quarterback Justin Roper from Oregon and mentions a couple of potential places for him to transfer.