Pac-12 Articles

LOS ANGELES — Jameis Winston is right. The Florida State quarterback is saying all the right things about his matchup with Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. The game will feature the last two Heisman winners on opposite sidelines,...
David Fox
6 months ago
LOS ANGELES — The best experts on the four teams in the College Football Playoff are probably the teams themselves. The next best thing might be the players and coaches who have been breaking down film and facing a scout team during the...
David Fox
6 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The college football playoff kicks off on Jan. 1 with Florida State and Oregon meeting in the Rose Bowl, and Alabama and Ohio State squaring off in New Orleans in the Sugar Bowl. There’s no shortage of talent among the four teams in the...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Washington Huskies
Technically, this is the 26th annual TicketCity Cactus Bowl.  Formerly known as the Copper Bowl (1989-96), the Insight Bowl (1997-2011) and Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (2012-13) Washington will represent the Pac-12, which has the highest...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Brett Hundley
UCLA and Kansas State were on the cusp of playing in a bigger postseason game, but the Bruins and Wildcats should have plenty of motivation when they meet on Friday night in the Alamo Bowl. Both teams recorded a 9-3 record in the regular season and...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Byron Marshall
LOS ANGELES — The 2014 season was the year of the freshman running back. The Rose Bowl features two of the best rookie backs in Oregon’s Royce Freeman and Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, who both emerged during the second half...
David Fox
6 months ago
Jameis Winston
The college football playoff officially begins when Florida State and Oregon meet on Jan. 1 in the Rose Bowl for the first national semifinal matchup. The Seminoles and Ducks are two of the nation’s most successful programs in recent years,...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Urban Meyer
College football’s 2015 season is still several months away. However, it’s never too early to take an early look at how the rankings for next season may look when the preseason polls and predictions are released.Considering all that...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Arizona Wildcats
Boise State knows all about the Fiesta Bowl but never before have the Broncos had to face a home team in Tempe.  This is Boise State's third trip to the Fiesta Bowl in the last nine seasons and its 13th consecutive bowl berth overall...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Maryland Terrapins
The Rose Bowl should be jealous as the 13th edition of the Foster Farms Bowl — formerly the Kraft Fight Hunger, Emerald and San Francisco Bowl — will be one of just two postseason games that features a Big Ten-Pac-12...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Cody Kessler
Nebraska fans must be asking themselves: Can Mike Riley start now? The new Cornhuskers coach has many skills that will be welcome in Lincoln, but in the here and now, Riley's hex on the 2014 bowl opponent is of particular interest. ...
David Fox
6 months ago
Duke Blue Devils
Arizona State missed a shot at the Pac-12 Championship Game on the final weekend of the regular season by losing to rival Arizona. Duke missed a shot at the ACC Championship Game by losing two of its final three games after the Blue Devils...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
College Football Playoff
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth to break down both national semifinal games.  Alabama vs. Ohio State: Does Urban Meyer or Nick Saban have the advantage on the sidelines? Can Cardale Jones handle the Bama defense? Can...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Here are the 30 best, most entertaining, most dramatic and most important Power 5 football games of the 2014 season: 1. (2) Florida St 31, (5) Notre Dame 27It’s hard to make an entire nation root for the usually hated Fighting Irish but...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Utah Utes
Not many bowl games feature two teams that have met 79 previous times but that is the case when former conference rivals Utah and Colorado State meet on Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Utes own the series over Rams (55-22-2) and is 6-...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Oregon Ducks
The SEC still might be the best league in college football but no conference had more fun in 2014 than the Pac-12. Week after week, the Pac-12 delivered with elite talent, high-quality coaching and dramatic finishes — both in...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu
Oregon’s hopes of winning the college football national championship took a hit on Wednesday, as reports indicated top cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu suffered a significant knee injury in practice.Yahoo Sports reported Ekpre-Olomu’s injury...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Gary Patterson
College football’s regular season is complete, and all that’s left of the 2014 season is 39 bowl games, including the first four-team playoff format in FBS history. While the season is over and fans for some teams are already planning...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Nick Chubb
The impact of freshmen on a college football season seems to grow each year. There’s no shortage of talent in the freshmen ranks in 2014, with several making a splash on the national stage. Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was considered...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Marcus Mariota
With the conclusion of the regular season, it’s time to reflect on the college football season and honor the best of the best from 2014. There were plenty of outstanding individual and team performances this year, and of course, we can’...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
College Football Playoff
Four isn’t enough and eight is way too much. There is a perfect number of college football playoff teams and it falls right between the two. The NFL uses a six-team bracket for each conference (for now) to determine the most important...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Marcus Mariota is going to win the 2014 Heisman Memorial Trophy. And there couldn’t be a more deserving candidate. The Oregon quarterback won the Pac-12 North, won the Pac-12 championship, earned a spot in the first College Football...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Arizona Wildcats
The Pac-12 entered the season with eyes on knocking off the SEC as the best league in college football. While that may not happen until Oregon knocks off both Florida State and Alabama in the College Football Playoff, the Pac-12 has clearly...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Athlon Sports formed a Heisman Trophy committee that voted every week. Now that the season is over, who are they predicting wins the Heisman Trophy? Each voter ranks their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
TCU and Baylor were deserving and they got left out of the College Football Playoff. That doesn’t mean the system is broken. The season hadn’t even ended on Saturday evening before the ethos started clamoring for an eight-team...
Braden Gall
6 months ago

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