With the 2011 Apple Cup just hours away, it's time to consume all the pregame links one can handle, and we've got plenty. In the run-up to the game, our Washington and Washington State blogs have been busy, putting out loads of excellent stories and analysis. If you missed any of it throughout the week, we've rounded all the Apple Cup links up in once place.
Your mandatory pregame reading is as folllows:
A feature on WSU quarterback Marshall Lobbestael.
A look at the WSU wide receivers, and which player will step up to replace Isiah Barton.
A statistical look at the WSU offense vs. the Washington defense and the same for the Washington offense vs. the WSU defense.
A feature on WSU offensive coordinator Todd Sturdy.
A look at the matchup problems that come with defending Austin Seferian-Jenkins.
John Berkowitz's prediction for the Apple Cup.
A look at how Washington's loss to Oregon State last week makes the Apple Cup all that much more important.
The honeymoon for the Washington staff is over heading into the Apple Cup.
Apple Cup jokes from the Washington side.
Now you're all ready for the game. Stay tuned to our Apple Cup StoryStream for more throughout the day, leading up to the 4:30 p.m. kickoff at CenturyLink Field.
To discuss the Apple Cup with UW fans, head over to UW Dawg Pound. To talk about the game with WSU fans, check out CougCenter.