Pac-12 Articles

LOS ANGELES – In the same tunnel leading from the locker rooms to the Coliseum playing turf, Cam Smith strolls out in a fresh pair of Air Jordan XI. His black-and-red shoes walk on the same path where, four hours earlier, he carried onto the...
Kyle Kensing
8 months ago
Utah delivered in the national spotlight, beating Michigan for the second consecutive season. The Utes took down the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night in Jim Harbaugh's first game as head coach. Utah never trailed from the opening snap and...
John Coon
8 months ago
Seth Russell
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...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Vernon Adams
Vernon Adams made offseason headlines after deciding to transfer from Eastern Washington to Oregon. While a move from the FCS to FBS ranks is rare, Adams certainly has the talent to be an All-Pac-12 quarterback this season. But there was a...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Oregon Ducks Eastern Washington
New helmets and uniforms are nothing new for Oregon, but the Ducks continue to come up with awesome color and design combinations. For Saturday night’s matchup against Eastern Washington, Oregon has unveiled a new yellow helmet, which...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Cody Kessler
USC and Week 1 opponent Arkansas State have some similarities. Both begin their second year under head coaches Steve Sarkisian and Blake Anderson. Both have outstanding quarterbacks looking to build off statistically impressive 2014 campaigns in...
Kyle Kensing
8 months ago
Kyle Allen
Offensive fireworks are expected on Saturday night in Houston, as Texas A&M and Arizona State clash in one of Week 1’s must-see matchups. The Aggies and Sun Devils were mentioned throughout the offseason as dark horse candidates to earn a...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Jared Goff
When Grambling State and California collide on Saturday at Memorial Stadium two very proud programs, both finally trending in the right direction, will take the field with high hopes on the 2015 college football season. Grambling State became...
Ryan Wright
8 months ago
Paul Perkins
Outside expectations on UCLA football are not as high entering 2015 as they were a season ago. That's rather ironic, given the Bruins return a much more veteran lineup, particularly in areas that were question marks a season ago. ...
Kyle Kensing
8 months ago
Kevin Hogan
This is a battle of contrasting styles, between a squad with a bruising running game and gritty defense versus a speedy team who likes to spread out and hurl the ball all over the field. Traditionally, the former would be from the Midwest while the...
John La Fleur
8 months ago
Chris Petersen
Washington coach Chris Petersen returns to familiar surroundings on Friday night, as the Huskies take on Boise State in one of the top matchups from Week 1. Petersen guided the Broncos to 92 wins from 2006-13 and left to take over for Steve...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Michigan State Spartans
College Football is back and so are my weekly picks against the spread. I will do my best to give sage and timely advice every Friday morning… for entertainment purposes only, of course. Week 1 is the best week of the year as so much is...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Corvallis became the nexus for some of the most unusual twists and turns in the offseason coaching carousel. It started with long-time head coach Mike Riley bolting Oregon State for Nebraska and ended with the Beavers bringing in former Wisconsin...
John Coon
8 months ago
Todd Graham
The Pac-12 has its share of one-sided matchups in Week 1, but the conference also boasts intriguing games with Boise State-Washington, Oregon-Eastern Washington, Utah-Michigan and Texas A&M-Arizona State. Stanford is a dark horse pick to get to...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Sefo Liufau
The first night of the 2015 college football season concludes with Colorado traveling to Hawaii in a critical non-conference matchup for both teams. The Rainbow Warriors and Buffaloes combined for a 6-19 record last season, and a win in this...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Travis Wilson
Michigan will be making a first-ever trip to Salt Lake City to face Utah in the 2015 season opener for both teams. Both teams enter the game looking to make a statement about their respective football programs. After finishing last season with...
John Coon
9 months ago
The 2015 college football season starts on Thursday, Sept. 3 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Glendale, Ariz. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with information...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
A very difficult schedule awaits a young and rebuilding Washington footall team, under the direction of second year head coach Chris Petersen. With a new starting quarterback and a virtually brand new offensive line this has the look of a season...
Scott Whittum
9 months ago
Todd Graham
Todd Graham brought stability in his first three years as head coach, something not seen since the days of Sun Devil legend Frank Kush. But after seasons of eight, 10 and 10 wins, Graham has Arizona State talking national championship ahead of his...
Kyle Kensing
9 months ago
Jeremy Johnson
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Well here we are. Only a couple of days stand between us and the 2015 college football season. It's been, as always, a long offseason filled with anxiety and anticipation. And now its here. If you've been following along, you seen our...
J.P. Scott
9 months ago
Aaliyah sang, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number." The title track off the late R&B singer's debut album may have been released in 1994, well before any of the Pac-12's freshman class were born, but it's a sentiment the...
Kyle Kensing
9 months ago
Devontae Booker
Building a winning program in the Pac-12 South is not an easy task. Utah finally figured out the formula for doing it a year ago. The Utes built an identity rooted in aggressive, swarming defense, a bruising running game and spectacular special...
John Coon
9 months ago
I spend a lot of time perusing college football message boards and fan groups, usually trying to get a read on how each fan base views its team's chances in the upcoming season. Additionally, I notice plenty of trash talk going on between...
J.P. Scott
9 months ago
Samaje Perine
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry workload close to...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago

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