Pac-12 Articles

Jalen Hurts
The third edition of the College Football Playoff officially begins on Saturday in Atlanta, Ga., as Alabama takes on Washington in the Peach Bowl. The Crimson Tide are the defending national champs and have earned a trip to the CFB Playoff for the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Saquon Barkley
College football’s 2016-17 bowl slate has reached its halfway point. With the games from Dec. 27 completed, 20 games are in the books and 20 bowl contests remain, with the national championship also to come on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. While just...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
David Shaw
The buzz around the 2016 Hyundai Sun Bowl focuses primarily on the player who won't be suiting up in El Paso.   Christian McCaffrey — Stanford's record-setting, do-everything running back — announced he would pass on...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Colorado and Oklahoma State tangled 44 times as conference mates in the Big 8 and Big 12 between 1960 through 2009. This year’s Alamo Bowl, however, is the first time the two programs have faced off on the gridiron since the Buffaloes lit...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Richard Lagow
Utah winning bowl games is not yet as predictable as death, taxes and heated arguments over politics, but it is closer than just about anything else these days.   Since Kyle Whittingham took over as co-head coach in the 2005 Fiesta Bowl and...
John Coon
1 month ago
Luke Falk
The 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl: It's the bowl game that almost wasn't. Or, at least, the 39th edition of the San Diego-hosted contest almost got a drastic makeover when the Minnesota Golden Gophers teased a boycott, the result of 10...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Jalen Hurts
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the true or redshirt freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Sam Darnold
The Pac-12 has produced plenty of standouts in the freshmen ranks in recent years, and the next star from this season’s crop of freshmen is clearly quarterback Sam Darnold at USC. Darnold’s emergence as the starter was a big reason why...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
It’s bowl season and college football fans can celebrate (or is it mourn?) the end of the year with 41 games that have a little bit of everything. While most of the attention is paid toward the two semifinal games and some of the other...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
College football’s bowl season usually features some fantastic matchups and intriguing situations. It's also one of the toughest times to wager potentially with so many factors to consider.   Related: Ranking All 40 College...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
After one of the more exciting college football seasons in recent memory, it's time to park yourself in your favorite couch or recliner over the holidays and take in all that is bowl season.   Sure — until we hit the New Year's...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
The 2016 college football season had a little bit of everything, to the point where you could fill your bingo card twice over. The greatest opening weekend ever? Definitely. Historic upsets from coast-to-coast? Without a doubt. Shootouts? Check....
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
With the completion of college football’s 2016 regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jake Browning
A changing of the guard took place in the Pac-12 in 2016. Oregon and Stanford have dominated the North Division, but Washington emerged as the conference’s top team and earned the No. 4 spot in the College Football Playoff with a 12-1 regular...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Adoree' Jackson
The Pac-12 at the end of the year was not exactly what we thought it was at the beginning of the season. Washington surged into the national spotlight and ended up making the College Football Playoff, USC battled back from a 1-3 start to become...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Myles Gaskin
After setting a record for bowl participants with a remarkable 10 last season, the Pac-12 has just six headed to the 2016 postseason. That's less an indictment on the conference's strength, and rather an indicator of a more top-heavy look...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Joe Williams
Utah proved yet again it has staying power within the ranks of Pac-12 South title contenders with a third consecutive winning season and bowl game appearance. The Utes stumbled a bit down the finish, but did well enough to earn a spot in the Foster...
John Coon
2 months ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Well, that was fun.   We're down to four teams to decide which one will be the champion of the wacky 2016 college football season. It's pretty cut and dry, right?   Wrong.   As always in college football, controversy...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Contrary to all the tweets, all the talking heads on television and all of the columns written, there was no drama in this year’s College Football Playoff selection process. There were zero surprises either.   The New Year’s...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2016-17 bowl season are set. The bowl slate features 40 matchups and the national championship game to be played on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. The postseason action starts on...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Chris Petersen
A commanding, 41-10 rout over Colorado in the Pac-12 Championship Game concluded a 12-1 run and league title for the Washington Huskies. The Dawgs now will play for their first national championship in 25 years.   Qualities of this year'...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Nick Saban
The teams and matchups for college football’s 2016-17 playoff are set. With no upsets or surprises on Championship Saturday, the top four teams were easy picks for the College Football Playoff selection committee. Alabama claimed the No. 1...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Reuben Foster
Week 14 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The final regular season weekend produced some entertaining conference championship games, as Penn State rallied from a 28-7 deficit to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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