Pac-12 Articles

Arizona State Sun Devils
The Sun Devils were literally on their last gasp when a backup quarterback changed the entire complexion of the season for Todd Graham with two throws. Trailing for most of the game, Arizona State's back-up quarterback Mike Bercovici...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Week 6 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Another week, another Hail Mary in the Pac-12. Arizona State used a Hail Mary touchdown pass from backup quarterback Mike Bercovici to receiver Jaelen Strong to defeat USC on Saturday night.Last week, USC used a Hail Mary pass before halftime to...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Mark Helfrich
Oregon’s playoff and national title hopes suffered a significant setback in Thursday’s night’s surprise 31-24 loss to Arizona. The Ducks were unable to slow the Wildcats rushing attack in critical moments, and the offensive line...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Break out the band, because two straight winning weeks has me surging into the black. I was 4-0-1 in top picks digging deep into C-USA and the Sun Belt for winners. And in the big games, the road dogs went 3-2. Overall, Mitch Light...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 6. The SEC West has a massive trio of games while Michigan State hosts Nebraska in the Big Ten. Baylor and Oklahoma also have big road trips in the Big 12 as well. The...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Marcus Mariota
For the second week in a row, the Pac-12 takes center stage on Thursday night with Oregon and Arizona set to meet in a high-scoring showdown in Eugene. The Ducks are the favorite to win the Pac-12 title and have a marquee win over Michigan State on...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Stanford Cardinal
The first shot was fired across both the Pac-12 North and Pac-12 South bows last weekend as Stanford and UCLA earned critical division wins over two conference contenders. But in what could be the best league in football, there is no rest for...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Clint Trickett
College football’s 2014 season is only five weeks old, but it’s clear some teams are already showing improvement from their 2013 performance. Arkansas, West Virginia, California and NC State highlight just a few of the teams from...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Mississippi State Bulldogs
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
October may be the most important month of the college football season in terms of shaping the Playoff. Don’t believe us? September losses can almost be forgiven ... or at least that was the old way. And by November, the field for the...
David Fox
10 months ago
Oregon is no stranger to alternate uniforms and designs, and the Ducks have unveiled a different look for Thursday night’s game against Arizona.The uniforms feature pink accents, which are designed to help support breast cancer awareness....
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Blake Sims
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format....
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Marcus Mariota
With five weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty.The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Cover 2 Podcast
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox cover all of the action from the college gridiron in Week 5. The Pac-12 races start to heat up, the ACC struggles again and Kansas is looking for a new coach. The guys also have some strong words for Brady...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Welcome to the Week of Doom. The College Football Playoff selection committee will meet for the first time in less than a month, and this week almost certainly will shape the conversations for that group. Every league will have powerhouse...
David Fox
10 months ago
USC Trojans
Oregon State may not be a Pac-12 title contender but that didn't keep people like me from picking the Beavers to upset the Trojans this weekend. At the very least, most were taking Mike Riley's bunch to cover the 9.5-point spread. The...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
USC Trojans
The Pac-12 South race got a little clearer in Week 5. UCLA took a two-game lead on Arizona State. USC fixed its defensive issues and sits atop the South at 2-0. Utah missed a huge opportunity to enter the fray by choking away a big lead at...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Stanford Cardinal
A finished product Stanford is not, but David Shaw in the fourth quarter watched a defense that re-established the Cardinal’s Pac-12 credentials. As the offense sputtered at times, the Stanford defense picked up two critical stops in the...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Week 5 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Todd Gurley
After his team lost by 3 to Georgia, Tennessee coach Butch Jones likened defending Georgia’s run game to defending the wishbone. Don't give Georgia any ideas. It's scary what Todd Gurley might do if he played in that kind of...
David Fox
10 months ago
Everett Golson
If Week 5 reinforced anything, it was the role of clutch play for any Heisman contender. The big play at the right time covers up a ton of miscues or stretches of ineffective play. That is the theme for this week’s contenders. Kenny...
David Fox
10 months ago
Cyler Miles
Washington and Stanford need to keep pace with Oregon in the Pac-12 North Division, and Saturday’s showdown in Seattle should provide an early glimpse into which team could challenge the Ducks for the top spot in the North. Despite a 4-0...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago

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