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Pac-10 lunch links: Oregon should be ranked higher

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller

Shut up, listen, and learn. Look, I know that this is your first day and you don't really know how things work around here, so I will tell you. You have no brain. No judgement calls are necessary. What you think means nothing. What you feel means nothing. You are here for me. You are here to protect my interests and to serve my needs. So, while it may look like a little thing to you, when I ask for a packet of Sweet-N-Low, that's what I want. And it's your responsibility to see that I get what I want.

  • Greg Hansen with a well-done column here: It wasn't magic, just football, that beat Arizona. And the more important thing to take away is the rapid development of Wildcats quarterback Nick Foles.

  • Arizona State rewind: sacks good, turnovers bad. Coach Dennis Erickson has fallen and he can get up. Quarterback Danny Sullivan's grasp on the starting job continues to be tenuous.

  • California was perky on Sunday after a bye, and it may get a couple of injured players back.

  • Oregon, riding a five-game winning streak, its longest since 2005, controls its own destiny as it heads into a bye week. By the way, the Ducks defense is good.

  • Oregon State heads into a bye with USC looming ahead on Oct. 24.

  • Stanford's grades from its Oregon State trip weren't good.

  • UCLA calls a players-only meeting to try to get its focus back.

  • Garrett Green is one of USC's unsung heroes.

  • Washington is turning into a good story, which should make the Huskies appealing if they become bowl-eligible. What to make of the cardiac Huskies?

  • Washington State is eager for a bye week.

  • Poll voters continue to snub Oregon, which could make an argument it's the nation's most accomplished one-loss team outside of the ACC (Virginia Tech, Miami).