Pac-12 Articles

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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 months ago
Trevor Knight
The first eight weeks of the college football season are in the books and Week 8 produced one of the season's biggest upsets with Penn State's victory over Ohio State. While the Buckeyes dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten, the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Urban Meyer
Seven days ago this column was all about how the storylines surrounding college football were about to shift from disappointing teams like Notre Dame and Oregon being the talk of the sport to the chaos that inevitably happens.    Well...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Paul Chryst
Penn State's win over Ohio State this past weekend certainly changed the road map to the College Football Playoff. It, coupled with some other upsets around the country, also caused some voters in both the AP Top 25 and Amway Coaches...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Joe Williams
Week 8 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama continued to distance itself from the rest of the nation, as the Crimson Tide handled Texas A&M to remain unbeaten. LSU and...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Luke Falk
For the second straight season, Washington State has bounced back from a sluggish non-conference start and is tearing through Pac-12 play. The Cougars (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12) held off UCLA 27-21 for their fourth straight victory and stayed unbeaten in...
John Coon
4 months ago
Budda Baker
Consider the hype validated.   Washington entered the 2016 season one of the most ballyhooed, potential contenders in college football, but head coach Chris Petersen and his players downplayed lofty expectations. The Huskies evidently opted...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Joe Williams
Can UCLA salvage its season and reach a bowl game? Such a question seemed unthinkable for the Bruins only a couple of weeks ago. Now after three losses in its last four games, UCLA (3-4, 1-3 Pac-12) suddenly looks like a team facing the real...
John Coon
4 months ago
Sefo Liufau
In an unpredictable 2016 season, perhaps no story in the Pac-12 is more surprising than the success enjoyed at Colorado. That's the consensus of the Athlon midseason awards and predictions, certainly.   The Buffaloes' run to a 5-2...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Davis Webb
Oregon's visit to the Bay Area on Friday comes with surprisingly dire implications for both the Ducks, and the host Cal Golden Bears.   Oregon is guaranteed its worst regular-season finish since the 2006 season, the result of a 2-4 start...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Skyler Howard
The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn. Additionally,...
Mitch Light
4 months ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Clemson’s overtime win at home this past Saturday over an NC State team that was outmatched on paper may be causing some worries in Death Valley. However, forgive the cliché, the college football season is a marathon, not a sprint....
Aaron Tallent
4 months ago
Hunter Dimick
Utah is proving that it has staying power as a Pac-12 South contender. Can the Utes take another step forward and earn a trip to this year's Pac-12 Championship Game?   Things are off to a promising start. Midway through the season, Utah...
John Coon
4 months ago
Jake Browning
The halfway point of the 2016 Pac-12 season features a few different faces atop the standings. Washington – a team projected by most to break out this fall – is the Pac-12’s frontrunner through seven weeks and a legitimate playoff...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline. Florida State was picked by many as a preseason favorite...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
We’ve hit the halfway point in the college football season and it seems like the most intriguing storyline from the first half of the year is just how bad the situation has gotten in a number of surprising places.   Things are...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Skyler Howard
Things went pretty much chalk over the weekend, not that it didn't make for another exciting Saturday afternoon and night of college football action mind you.   A couple of teams snuck away with close wins. Alabama did what Alabama...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Zach Cunningham
Week 7 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama remained unbeaten with a dominant performance against Tennessee, Clemson survived NC State's upset bid with an overtime win, Ohio State...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Sam Darnold
So it turns out that this year wasn’t the year for Colorado. Though valiant in their efforts against USC last week, the Buffalos came up short when it mattered most and settled for field goals instead of touchdowns. Due to injury, Colorado...
Josh Webb
4 months ago
Jim Mora
Perhaps the high point of Washington State's surprising, nine-win 2015 campaign came in a last-second upset of UCLA at the Rose Bowl. The win knocked the Bruins from their perch atop the Pac-12 South, and guaranteed the Cougars their best...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago

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