Pac-12 Articles

D'onta Foreman
The Week 11 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Washington-USC, Arkansas-LSU, Texas-West Virginia and Auburn-Georgia. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Troy Williams
Utah and Arizona State are fighting to achieve dramatically different goals when they clash on Thursday night.   For the No. 15 Utes, a victory over the Sun Devils means another step forward to claiming the Pac-12 South title. Utah (7-2, 4-2...
John Coon
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
With the arrival of the College Football Playoff rankings, the focus of this weekly column shifts away from the coaches and media and their meaningless polls and moves to a room in Dallas full of some old guys and Condoleeza Rice.   The...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Josey Jewell
The fun has just begun.   Just when we think it's starting to appear that we can project the final four teams that will qualify for the College Football Playoff, the game happens. We — both fans and media — predict, project,...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Jake Browning
College football’s Week 11 slate once again kicked off with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday and continues into Thursday night with three games on the schedule, including North Carolina at Duke and Utah at Arizona State. Boston...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Sam Darnold
LOS ANGELES — The last two Pac-12 programs to produce Heisman Trophy winners, Oregon and USC, may have the conference's contenders of the future in quarterbacks Justin Herbert and Sam Darnold.    Though the two first...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Wilton Speight
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
J.T. Barrett
If you watched any college football this weekend on television, you were probably like most of the country and inundated with political ads during commercial breaks. Thankfully our long national nightmare is almost over and Election Day will come...
Bryan Fischer
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
Week 10 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Alabama used a timely offense and stout defensive effort to beat LSU 10-0, Clemson, Washington and Michigan remained unbeaten with huge...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Myles Gaskin
Washington's unblemished record — improved to 8-0 last week with a marquee win at Utah — was not enough to get the Huskies into the top four of the first College Football Playoff rankings.   Related: 5 Takeaways from the...
Kyle Kensing
1 year ago
Clay Helton
For the longest time, USC has had an issue getting past the Oregon Ducks. In fact, the whole of the Pac-12, save for Stanford, have had their issues with the Ducks. The high-flying offense and ability to bring in some of the nation’s top dual...
Josh Webb
1 year ago
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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago

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