Pac-12 Articles

Tom Herman
Week 1 of the 2016 college football season was billed as the best ever and, while there were some disappointing aspects of the schedule, it ended up delivering considering the number of quality games, close calls and historic upsets that occurred...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
After the first week of college football’s 2016 season, we are stuck asking the same question we ask at some point every fall:   Why are college kickers so bad?   We’ve grown so accustomed to college football’s...
Jim Weber
4 months ago
Nick Chubb
College football’s Week 1 slate for 2016 was billed as the best opening weekend in the history of the sport. Needless to say, the games didn’t disappoint. Florida State-Ole Miss, Texas-Notre Dame, North Carolina-Georgia and Auburn-...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Taysom Hill
BYU and Arizona kick off their 2016 seasons in a late-night showdown Saturday at University of Phoenix Stadium (home of the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals) in Glendale, Ariz. This will mark the first game for BYU head coach Kalani Sitake, who is...
Mitch Harper
4 months ago
Cooper Kupp
No one needs to remind Washington State of the perils of playing a good FCS team. The Cougars learned it firsthand after suffering a 24-17 loss to Portland State in their season opener a year ago. Vikings quarterback Alex Kuresa killed Washington...
John Coon
4 months ago
Calvin Ridley
In terms of brand or name value and recognition for a Week 1 non-conference matchup, it doesn’t get much better than USC and Alabama. These two programs have a wealth of success on the stat sheet, claiming a combined 27 national championships...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Josh Rosen
College football’s Week 1 slate is filled with compelling matchups, and while UCLA-Texas A&M might not have the same pregame hype as Alabama-USC or Houston-Oklahoma, there’s a lot of intrigue surrounding this game. This matchup is...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Jake Browning
Sporting its best preseason ranking in 15 years and garnering legitimate Pac-12 championship talk, the Washington Huskies embark on a highly anticipated 2016 campaign Saturday against visiting Rutgers.   Rutgers treks to the West Coast for...
Kyle Kensing
4 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
The college football season has finally kicked off and the first full opening weekend schedule is loaded with some impressive matchups from coast to coast. While the games on Saturday will draw the lion’s share of attention, and Thursday is...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Sefo Liufau
Last season’s 27-24 overtime victory pushed Colorado’s all-time edge to 63-22-2 against rival Colorado State in the Rocky Mountain Showdown. However, the series has become quite competitive in recent years, as the teams have split the...
Nicholas Ian Allen
4 months ago
Marcus Cox
Ladies and gentlemen — we have arrived at our destination.   After that long annual layoff, the college football season is finally upon us. The 2016 season is as wide open as any in recent memory, and it all kicks off with a weekend...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Kyle Whittingham
Some things never change at Utah. The Utes enter a new season with a tough and experienced defense and an offense filled with question marks. Utah is optimistic those question marks turn into favorable answers in this week's season opener...
John Coon
4 months ago
Mitch Leidner
Oregon State hit rock bottom in head coach Gary Andersen's debut season. The Beavers ranked 11th or 12th in the Pac-12 in several offensive and defensive categories and struggled to keep games close. They finished without a single win over a...
John Coon
4 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The first full weekend of the 2016 college football season starts on Thursday night with a handful of games and continues into Labor Day with a huge showdown between Florida State and Ole Miss in Orlando. Thursday night’s action is headlined...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Alabama and USC seem to be inextricably linked in the college football world. The most arguably hated head coach in USC history is currently Alabama’s offensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin. The Trojans and Crimson Tide shared the national...
Aaron Tallent
4 months ago
JuJu Smith-Schuster
The first week of the 2016 college football season is finally here and it certainly delivers when it comes to some incredible matchups to open the year. With a non-conference slate that might be the best of all-time when you factor in some of the...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
The USC Trojans have had a rough go of it the past couple of years and last year was no different, going through yet another change at head coach. A loss to Wisconsin in the Holiday Bowl has USC motivated to get things back on track.  ...
Josh Webb
4 months ago
We're now only days away from the kickoff of the 2016 college football season. The polls have been released and most predictions have been made.   Well — most predictions.   Over the last couple of weeks, I brought you...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
The 2016 college football season starts on Thursday, Sept. 1 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Tampa, Fla. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with information on...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Utah brought in several promising freshman and junior college transfers to shore up key positions on both sides of the ball after graduating several stars at the end of last season. The Utes feature an equal mix of talented veterans and new faces...
John Coon
4 months ago
Clay Helton
Clay Helton’s first full season as USC head coach couldn’t come at a more trying time. The very first thing he has working against him is that he’s not athletic director Lynn Swann’s guy. Sometimes that means nothing;...
Josh Webb
4 months ago
The offseason is over and after several long and excruciating months, college football is back in our lives. Normally any kind of football in late August and early September should be celebrated but 2016 might just feature the most impressive...
Bryan Fischer
4 months ago
Deshaun Watson
With players like Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey and LSU’s Leonard Fournette returning, it’s a crowded year at the top of the player rankings. Watson is Athlon...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Deshaun Watson
Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. Finding and developing a reliable starter isn’t easy for some programs, but for other schools, the next quarterback steps in and the offense doesn...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
College football conference realignment and expansion is all the rage. It's the Hansel from Zoolander of sports. The Big 12 is currently driving the conversation, but truth be told, any article or conversation about expanding or realigning...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago

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