SOUTHERN CAL at OREGON
Toejams know a win on Saturday is a must if the preseason goal of consecutive Las Vegas Bowl bids is to be realized.
What Lord of the Ducks, Mike "The Mike" Bellotti said following loss to ASU: "When we lose, it's a team loss." What he was actually thinking: "Our pass defense sucks."
WASHINGTON at ARIZONA STATE
More bad news for the fit-to-be-Tyeed club: A recent NCAA investigation has concluded Susan "Lil' Babs" Neuheisal doesn't make her brownies from scratch!
Warning for those three or four Pac-10 followers who've jumped aboard the Solar Satan bandwagon: No team has ever captured the conference crown with a starting QB named "Andy."
Pick: SUN DEVILS
CALIFORNIA at OREGON STATE
As evident from watching the waning moments of the Beavo breakdown against ASU two weeks ago, Oregon State's experimental "No Hurry Offense" needs some tweaking.
NCAA has now relaxed bowl ban against Goldagain Bears, stipulating they could accept an invite to the Humanitarian Bowl, to which the Berkeley admin responded: "Haven't you punished us enough!"
Pick: GOLDEN BEARS
WASHINGTON STATE at ARIZONA
Cougar D-coordinator Bill Doba has special plans for Zona grabmaster Bobby Wade: Kidnap him and force him to watch film of Mildcat running game until he confesses his 1999 game winning TD against WSU was bogus!
STANFORD at UCLA
Excerpt from Bruisen coach Big Boy Toledo's motivating pre-game breakfast speech: "You gonna eat that?"
Stunford's diminutive (5'5") coach Napoleon "Buddy" Teevens considers a move to the press box until realizing he still couldn't see over anyone's head.
Last week: 2-2 (dropped the ball on Zona and UO)
Year to date: 33-13