Pac-12 Articles

Stanford Cardinal
The 2013 season will be an extremely memorable one for Pac-12 fans. New coaches Sonny Dykes and Mark Helfrich had very different debuts out West. The Pac-12 North turned out to be one of, if not the, best divisions in college football and first...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Chris Petersen
The Pac-12 is a conference on the rise, and the league was strengthened during this year’s coaching carousel. Washington hired Chris Petersen away from Boise State to replace Steve Sarkisian, who left to take over at USC.Boise State had...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Say this for the BCS era: Many of the controversies that seem to be possibilities during the season play themselves out by the end of the season.The final week of the season began with the possibility of either Auburn or Ohio State being left out...
David Fox
1 year ago
Chris Petersen
Washington lost coach Steve Sarkisian to USC on Monday, but the Huskies upgraded with the hire of Boise State’s Chris Petersen. And it’s not a cliché, but Washington truly hit a home run by pulling Petersen to Seattle.Many programs have...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Pac-12 Championship Game
The Pac-12 North was supposed to be one of, if not the, best division in college football this fall. Certainly, it was supposed to be better than the Pac-12 South. If a team from this league was supposed to earn a berth in the BCS National...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jim Mora
UCLA coach Jim Mora has agreed to a contract extension, which will keep the second-year coach with the Bruins until 2019.The extension came largely as a response to Mora’s name being mentioned with the opening at Washington. The Huskies are...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Championship week — finally, unfortunately — is here.By now you’ve replayed the final play in the Iron Bowl over and over again. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox quickly reflect on where it ranks among top plays or does it stand...
David Fox
1 year ago
Steve Sarkisian
After a five-year run as Washington’s head coach, Steve Sarkisian is headed home, as the 39-year-old coach is Pat Haden’s pick to lead USC back to national prominence.Sarkisian was a logical choice to be USC’s next coach. The...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
James Franklin
Just one week remains for college football’s regular season, and the bowl picture is starting to come into focus.Week 14 brought significant changes to the BCS, as Ohio State has now replaced Alabama as our projected opponent for Florida...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we examined the Pac-12...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Steve Sarkisian
(UPDATE 12/6: Washington Makes a Home Run Hire with Boise State's Chris Petersen)With Steve Sarkisian leaving for USC, Washington’s search for a new head coach is already underway. The Huskies went 34-29 under Sarkisian’s watch...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Steve Sarkisian
USC’s coaching search is over. According to Realdawg.com, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian is leaving Seattle for Los Angeles.Sarkisian went 34-29 in five seasons with the Huskies, including an 8-4 mark in 2013.Sarkisian worked at USC under...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
USC Trojans
(STORY UPDATE: USC Picks Steve Sarkisian as its Next Head Coach) USC finished its regular season with a 35-14 defeat to UCLA, which moved the Trojans’ record to 9-4 overall. USC isn’t sure which bowl game it will play in, but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Missouri Tigers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
The Civil War, Apple Cup, Battle for the Victory Bell, Territorial Cup and Rumble in the Rockies always make the final weekend of Pac-12 action exciting. The in-state and crosstown battles make the Pac-12's rivalries underrated nationally....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Arizona State Sun Devils
Both Arizona State and Stanford are locked into the Pac-12 Championship Game, but there is still lots left to be accomplished out West in the final weekend of the regular season. Home-field advantage in the title game hangs in the balance in The...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Rivalry week and Thanksgiving is upon us with a huge Iron Bowl matchup. Is Alabama unstoppable or does Auburn have a shot in its big moment? It's strength vs. strength, so anything is possible, says our hosts.The Heisman race is as cloud as it...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
With 13 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The post-Week 13 BCS standings featured some movement at the top, but the biggest surprise was Northern Illinois jumping Fresno...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Pac-12 to put...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Will Muschamp
With two weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is about to get interesting. And after this Saturday’s slate of games, several teams will close the book on their 2013 schedule. With the season over for many...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Army Navy
Pep bands, cheerleaders, tailgating, student sections, cornhole and especially rivalries. All of which makes college football the greatest sport on the planet. With one of the best weeks of the calendar year upon us, the Athlon staff is giving...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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