I know we usually start with song lyrics, but in honor of the extraordinary Maya Angelou, who passed away Wednesday morning, I thought it'd be appropriate to start Wednesday's lunch links with one of my favorite quotes from her.
"I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back."
Now, on to the links.
The worst-case scenario for every single Pac-12 team.
Breakdown of Marquise Flowers' contract with the Bengals.
A look at some of ASU's best cornerbacks ever.
Cal's recruiting news from this past week.
Two former Colorado players transferred to Nicholls State.
People are already writing about Oregon-MSU (it's not just us).
Lots of "Oregon State to Buffalo Wild Wings bowl" talk.
A compilation of all of Scout's Stanford coverage this spring.
A look at UCLA's top five 2015 recruiting targets.
Will James Toland IV be USC's top running back this year?
Utah picked up a 2015 WR commitment last night.
Which Washington freshmen might start in 2014?
Mike Leach joined Bruce Feldman's podcast for some football talk.
Some intriguing SEC-Pac-12 recruiting battles heating up for 2015.