Ted Miller Gentlemen, the hopes and dreams of an entire town are riding on your shoulders. You may never matter again in your life as much as you do right now. A couple of freshmen will play for Arizona in the opener, and one is likely to start at linebacker. It's an interesting mix of youth and experience on the depth chart. Arizona State is hoping this Carr doesn't break down anymore. Some highlights from Dennis Erickson's news conference. For the first time, it's fair to say there is pressure to win for California coach Jeff Tedford. Colorado safety Ray Polk is ready to step up. This is the guy he needs to stop. Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas thinks the LSU game is even bigger than the last one he played, which was fairly big. Ducks are fairly healthy. Oregon State hopes for some production from its slot receiver, Jordan Bishop. Some notes. This guy was going to be a weapon for Stanford in 2010 until he got hurt, but now he's ready to go.* Will San Jose State teach Andrew Luck a history lesson (answer: no)? No quarterback news at UCLA. Houston quarterback Case Keenum gets another shot at the Bruins. USC's defense plans to turn things around after a down 2010. What's left on the Trojans' to-do list? This Utah defensive back does most of his talking on the field. Four running backs figure to get touches Saturday. This cornerback is now eligible to play this year. The Keith Price Era begins at Washington. The Huskies promise not to overlook Eastern Washington. Washington State is feeling optimistic. Breaking down the Cougars' depth chart. There aren't many answers yet for Pac-12 Enterprises. Pac-12 coaches talk about each other anonymously. Originally posted by ESPN.com - Pac-10 Blog Click here to view the article.