Washington State athletic director Bill Moos told The Spokesman-Review that he is confident the Pac-12 will approve an NCAA option to add $2,000 per scholarship to help student-athletes with "the full cost of attendance, or money beyond that supplied to cover tuition, room and board, books and fees."

Moos told the newspaper he thinks the Pac-12 will approve it to avoid being in a position of recruiting disadvantage. There's also a "genuine feeling among the group that it's good legislation.

— The Tucson Citizen takes a looks at how Arizona will try to defend John White IV.

— Check out defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake's weekly interview with ESPN 700's Bill and Spence Show.

— ESPN.com has kind things to say about Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers.

— Mike Grant and Robert Jackson of KSL.com have put together a scouting report on Arizona.