Pac-12 Articles

Gabe Marks
Washington State is in a position in the Pac-12 that it hasn't enjoyed in a decade. The No. 25 Cougars (6-2, 5-0 Pac-12) are in serious contention for a division title and their first-ever berth to the Pac-12 Championship Game. They have won...
John Coon
2 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
The worst stretch of head coach David Shaw's tenure as Stanford head coach saw the Cardinal drop blowout losses to Washington and Washington State, and sputtering through an offensively anemic home defeat to Colorado.   A resurgent...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Reuben Foster
Alabama taking on LSU is set to be one of the biggest games of the year in the SEC with a lot riding on it and a ton of eyeballs on Baton Rouge as a result. That’s not the only big top-25 matchup on the docket however, as there are a dozen...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Justin Jackson
The Week 10 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Nebraska-Ohio State, Arkansas-LSU, Alabama-LSU and Northwestern-Wisconsin. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Sefo Liufau
Bowl eligibility never felt so sweet for Colorado.   The No. 15 Buffaloes (6-2, 4-1 Pac-12) clinched their first bowl appearance since 2007 with a 10-5 victory over Stanford two weeks ago and have a half-game lead over Utah and USC atop the...
John Coon
2 months ago
Leonard Fournette
College football’s Week 10 slate opened with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday night and continues with the usual matchups on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Four games are slated for Thursday night, including Oklahoma at Iowa State and...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
LOS ANGELES - USC commemorated an anniversary last month with its 21-17 defeat of Pac-12 South-leading Colorado. Oct. 8, 2015, marked the Trojans' last loss in the home confines of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.    That...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Halloween is over, the air is getting colder and the fall foliage is turning into the beautiful hues we all know and love across the country. As good as college football has been so far in 2016, things are about to ramp up even more as we enter...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first set of rankings on Tuesday night. As expected, Alabama took the top spot, with Clemson at No. 2 and Michigan at No. 3 The big surprise came at No. 4, as the committee went with...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Nick Saban
I tried this last season and — thanks to Alabama — it didn't work out so well. I'm going to try it again this season — and thanks to again to Alabama — it probably won't work out so well. Nonetheless, I'...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
It’s hard to have asked for a better weekend of college football than the one we experienced in Week 9, with close games, huge upsets and several undefeated teams suffering their first loss. Whether it was Wisconsin holding on against...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
If you watched the greatest show in television history, “Friday Night Lights,” you surely remember Washington State head coach Mike Leach’s cameo in which he gave an epic pep talk to the king of motivational speeches, Eric...
Jim Weber
2 months ago
Jabrill Peppers
Every week, I write this column as a result of some of the strange decisions made by the voters in college football’s two most popular polls: the AP Top 25 and the Amway Coaches Poll. For the first time all season, I have nothing bad to say...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago
D'Onta Foreman
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Mounting injuries have been an all-too recurring theme in the Pac-12 this season, and no two teams better exemplify that than Arizona and Stanford.   The two roving MASH units meet late Saturday in Tucson with the usual lineup changes that...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Luke Falk
There’s no question that the road to the Pac-12 North title goes through the state of Washington this season. While Washington is the popular favorite to claim the divisional crown, Washington State has played its way into the picture with a...
John Coon
2 months ago
Last season's meeting between Oregon and Arizona State was an instant classic; a back-and-forth, high-scoring affair that went to multiple overtimes. The bar is set high for the return in Autzen Stadium, and the stakes raised this time around...
Kyle Kensing
2 months ago
Jake Browning
A potential Pac-12 Championship Game preview is on tap on Saturday afternoon in Salt Lake City, as Utah hosts undefeated Washington in one of three matchups featuring ranked teams in Week 9.   The Huskies are positioned for a run at a...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Sam Darnold
It’s that time of year again when the USC Trojans and California Golden Bears meet for the Weekender. Though both teams sit at 4-3, they are very much still alive in their respective Pac-12 divisions. The Trojans might have the upper hand...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
Tim DeRuyter
For any college football head coach in the FBS ranks, a job with a mid-major program can be the birth or death of his career as the head man. In the case of former Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter, it’s likely to be the latter. After...
Josh Webb
2 months ago
Jarrad Davis
We’re just a few days out from the first set of College Football Playoff rankings so the games this weekend figure to play a big part in the national title race. This week has some huge Top 25 matchups between some big-name teams, but it...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Jacob Eason
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida....
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Deondre Francois
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Big Ten ended up winning the day last weekend on the back of Penn State's upset of Ohio State. Everything about the game — from the blocked field goal to the fans to the suddenly unstoppable defensive front of Penn State — was...
J.P. Scott
2 months ago

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