Arizona – Tight end Rob Gronkowski (strep
throat) is out against Idaho and could miss three to four weeks as
he awaits test results for mononucleosis. Sophomore A.J. Simmons
will replace him in the starting lineup against the Vandals. …
Punter Keenan Crier will be available Saturday after being limited
because of offseason back surgery.
Arizona State – Wide receiver Chris McGaha
(foot) is expected to play against Northern Arizona. McGaha, the Sun
Devils' leader in receptions and yards last season, will wear an
orthotic in his cleat to stabilize his big toe after offseason
California – Corner Darian Hagan is ahead of
sophomore Chris Conte on the Bears' depth chart released Monday.
Conte started three games last season and had 32 tackles. … Starting
tight end Cameron Morrah returned to action Monday after suffering
an ankle injury in practice.
Oregon – Projected starting quarterback Nate
Costa faces another surgery on his left knee and will miss eight to
10 weeks. Costa, who tore his ACL and MCL last season after
previously undergoing reconstructive surgery in high school, will be
replace by Justin Roeper.
Oregon State – Guard Jeremy Perry will not
travel with the Beavers for their season opener as he recovers from
a knee injury. Adam Speer will replace him in the starting lineup. …
Safety Al Afalava is suspended against Stanford for an offseason DUI
arrest. … The status of QB Sean Canfield remains unclear after
surgery to repair a torn labrum in January.
Stanford – Starting left guard Gustav Rydstedt
suffered a concussion last week and is out against Oregon State. …
Free safety Austin Yancy will miss at least a month with a hamstring
injury. … Freshman quarterback Andrew Luck has made a strong
impression in fall camp, but still finds himself at No. 4 on the
UCLA – True freshman Rahim Moore will start at
strong safety as Bret Lockett serves a one-game suspension. … WR
Terrence Austin left practice because of a sprained wrist but X-rays
were negative. … Freshman Kevin Prince will be the Bruins' third
quarterback against Tennessee as Osaar Rashaan deals with pain in
his left knee.
USC – Quarterback Mark Sanchez is expected to
start against Virginia only weeks after dislocating his kneecap in
practice. However, Coach Pete Carroll cautioned Monday that he might
not play the whole game because of conditioning. Redshirt freshman
Aaron Corp should serve as the No. 2 after Arkansas transfer Mitch
Mustain's struggles during fall camp. … Corner Shareece Wright is
questionable with a groin injury and Josh Pinkard could start in his
Washington – Freshman Chris Polk will start at
tailback against the Ducks. … Center Juan Garcia continues his
remarkable recovery from a Lisfranc injury and will start Saturday
night. … The Huskies will bus to Eugene in response to rising travel
Washington State – WR Jared Karstetter will
start as a true freshman because of injuries to Jeshua Anderson
(hernia) and Daniel Blackledge (knee). … Safety Xavier Hicks will be
replaced by JUCO transfer Myron Beck in the starting lineup as Hicks
serves a three-game suspension.