And in the opinion of one R-G columnist, George Schroeder, a tie should go to Costa. Ted Miller seems to agree.
Saturday will tell all.
• In other news, Jordan Homes made it onto the Rimington Award watch list. The honor is given annually to the best center in the nation.
• Speaking of watch lists, Ted Miller notes that the annual Doak Award, given to the best running back in the nation, failed when it didn't include LaMichael James on their initial watch list. I would have to agree.
• In case you were wondering, the television schedule for games against New Mexico and Portland St.were picked up by Comcast yesterday. The only games not being televised to this point are the Washington, Cal and Civil War games, which will be announced at a later date.