Pac-12 Articles

Marcus Mariota
College football’s playoff committee will release its first set of rankings on Tuesday, Oct. 28. After months of intrigue and waiting, this release should give the college football world some insight into what the committee values in its...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
With nine weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its first projection on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches and players a better idea of...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Arizona Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 59: Arizona school record for points in a Pac-12 gameThe Wildcats scored 59 points behind five touchdown strikes...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
Nick Marshall
By Saturday, the release of the first College Football Playoff top 25 may feel like an afterthought. True, the playoff is one of the defining features of the season, but the first weekend of November is a clear indication of the other major...
David Fox
3 weeks ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 9's action in college football. This week's edition features a healthy SEC West playoff debate (things get heated), wide open races in the Pac-12 South, Big Ten West and ACC...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
Todd Graham
Casual fans may be forgiven for assuming Arizona State is winning games just with its offense. Todd Graham’s up-tempo coaching style is his calling card and the numbers show it. Arizona State ranks 19th in passing offense and 25th in...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah continued his attack on the Nebraska record books with a huge performance in the 42-24 win over Rutgers. The senior – and a leading candidate for the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner – earned Athlon Sports...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Ole Miss Rebels
In a year that Ole Miss, Mississippi State and TCU are ranked in the Top 10, it should come as no surprise that many college football pickers are struggling to gain footing against the number. After another exactly average week (5-5), I am the...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview the big games of Week 9. A huge slate of games out West in the Pac-12 highlight a great weekend as well as big rivalry games in the Big Ten and SEC.  And does anyone care about the ACC this...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
USC Trojans
It might not look like a marquee weekend in the Pac-12, as only one game will feature two ranked teams, but Week 9 could be one of the biggest of the season out West. Contenders Oregon, USC, Arizona, Arizona State and UCLA are all on the road...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Will Muschamp
College football’s coach carousel has been active this season, as four FBS programs have already announced their intentions to have a new coach in place for 2015.And that list is expected to grow over the next few weeks, as a handful of...
Steven Lassan
1 month 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
1 month ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
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
1 month ago
Hugh Freeze
With eight 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...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Connor Cook
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
1 month ago
Bo Wallace
About a month ago, the schedule for Week 9 of the college football season probably didn’t look all that meaningful. At that time, Baylor and Oklahoma were the clear cut favorites in the Big 12, so games like Texas-Kansas State and West...
David Fox
1 month ago
Oregon Ducks
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 187.7: Devontae Booker yards per game in the last three gamesAfter three weeks of the season, the junior college...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 8's action in college football. This week's edition features Florida State's win over Notre Dame, the entertaining Big 12, a Will Muschamp debate, Oregon's return and much...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
David Shaw
Stanford has established a tradition of playing tough defense, the best in the Pac-12, but at some point even the best defensive teams need to find a way to score some points. The days of Andrew Luck and Toby Gerhart now seem like distant memories...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Kyle Whittingham
Two weeks ago, Utah scored a victory over a top 10 UCLA program that let the rest of the Pac-12 know the Utes had finally arrived to compete in the conference. After a bye week, the Utes showed true resiliency by edging Oregon State in double...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Behind a solid defense and a timely offense, Utah has emerged as a contender in the Pac-12 South. The Utes took a step forward in the division race with an overtime victory over Oregon State on Thursday night, improving to 2-1 in conference play...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
California has significantly improved in Sonny Dykes’ second year, and the offense behind quarterback Jared Goff is one of the best in the Pac-12.Goff and Chris Harper have developed a nice rapport over the last two years, and Harper kept...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Marcus Mariota
Washington and Oregon are technically rivals, as less than five hours and 300 miles separate the two Pacific Northwest campuses. But the recent history of this rivalry has been significantly in favor of the Ducks. Oregon has won 10 in a row over...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Washington Huskies
Last week was awful. There is no other way around it. In one group (top picks) I was 1-5. In the “if you must” group, I was 2-2. And in the Top 25, I went a pathetic 3-11-1. My only comfort is that the rest of the Athlon Sports...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
College Football
  Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview the big games of Week 8. The Big 12 takes center stage with five ranked teams in action. Notre Dame visits Florida State in the ACC, Stanford and Oregon highlight key games out West and ...
Braden Gall
1 month ago

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