Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller
I collected these despite the tragic circumstances of a jammed iPod.
USC's football monopoly isn't only about L.A., it's about all of college football. Consider this, pointed out by the Los Angeles Times' Adam Rose: The No. 1 ranked Trojans are nine weeks away from becoming the program that has spent the most weeks atop the AP poll.
Sparky is safe. This news should help all of us sleep tonight.
Ohio State RB Beanie Wells won't play this weekend against Ohio. Is he merely resting or really hurt?
Washington State RB Dwight Tardy was a bright spot for the Cougars.
Oregon's big back LeGarrette Blount is still learning how to practice at the FBS level.
One week into the season, and BCS Guru has USC at No. 1, Oregon at 12, Arizona State at 17, UCLA at 22 and California at 23.
California is a writerly team. First, there's Coach Blogger, er, Tedford. Then there's Alex Mack, journalist. Hope Bears fans appreciate Tedford's commitment to connecting with them -- it's not like he wasn't already sleeping in his office.