Pac-12 Articles

Derek Barnett
Week 4 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Tennessee rallied in the second half to end an 11-game losing streak to Florida, Wisconsin scored a huge road win over Michigan State, and Texas A...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Demario Richard
Points and big plays won't be in short supply on Saturday night, as California and Arizona State meet in Tempe. Both teams are capable of scoring points in a hurry, with Vegas setting the over/under above 80 points. Needless to say, if you like...
Josh Webb
6 months ago
Jake Browning
Halloween night 2015 marked the nadir of a trying season for the Arizona Wildcats. Though not the most lopsided loss in Rich Rodriguez's tenure as head coach, the 49-3 blowout Washington put on Arizona last Oct. 31 may have been the program...
Kyle Kensing
6 months ago
Jim Mora
Establish a road map for success, and others are bound to follow. For a while, the Pac-12's map was charted through Oregon, which used a versatile, explosive offense to win three straight conference titles from 2009-11.   Stanford may...
Kyle Kensing
6 months ago
Dakota Prukop
Colorado and Oregon meet Saturday at Autzen Stadium with remarkably similar resumes, as both sport 2-1 records and a Week 3 loss in Big Ten country.   However, the trajectory of each program feels quite different. Oregon's 35-32 loss at...
Kyle Kensing
6 months ago
Boise State is occupying an unfamiliar position in the shadows. Houston is making the biggest splash nationally among the Group of Five teams in September and generating College Football Playoff talk after cracking into the top 10 with a big win...
John Coon
6 months ago
Chad Kelly
The Week 4 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan State-Wisconsin, Florida-Tennessee and Texas A&M-Arkansas. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
6 months ago
Sam Darnold
Are the wheels coming off for USC? Things look bleak for the Trojans after a 1-2 start. USC has struggled to find any sort of consistency on offense against Power Five teams, scoring just one touchdown and three field goals in losses to Alabama and...
John Coon
6 months ago
Jalen Hurd
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season is in the books and so is the non-conference slate for most of the teams across the country. As a result, the move into league play is set to produce some interesting games all over the map as the season...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Josh Rosen
College football’s Week 4 slate kicks off on Thursday night with an ACC showdown between Clemson and Georgia Tech. The Tigers have a huge showdown against Louisville next Saturday, but coach Dabo Swinney’s team can’t overlook the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Lamar Jackson
The 2016 college football season is only three weeks old. However, it’s never too early to look back at the preseason rankings and identify a few teams that have impressed or are poised to easily exceed projections. Louisville has emerged as...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Week 3 featured several high-profile matchups, but the big winners on Saturday were Louisville, Alabama and Ohio State. The Cardinals dominated Florida State to take a huge step forward in the ACC title race, while Alabama knocked off Ole Miss to...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
As the final minutes of Ohio State’s romp over Oklahoma ticked by and thoughts turned to what the college football universe looked like after Week 3, one couldn’t help but wonder why the television networks and marketers hadn’t...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Jamaal Williams
UCLA (1-1) travels to Provo for the first time since 2008. In that last visit to Cougar Town, the Bruins suffered a record 59-0 loss at the hands of BYU. A lot has changed in the last eight years, including the Bruins getting a 24-23 win over the...
Mitch Harper
6 months ago
Malik Jefferson
Cal always knew that 2016 was going to be a retooling year in many different forms. There’s the obvious loss of Jared Goff’s “it” factor, but the Golden Bears also are reconstructing their defense and breaking in a new...
Josh Webb
6 months ago
Rich Rodriguez
Another week, another flight over the Pacific for the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. America's most-traveled college football program gets something of a reprieve in its fourth contest of 2016 after having flown from Sydney, Australia, to Ann Arbor,...
Kyle Kensing
6 months ago
Troy McCormick
It's rare for any football team to commit six turnovers and still find a way to win a game. Utah pulled off such a feat in last Saturday’s 20-19 victory over BYU.   The Utes (2-0) coughed up three fumbles and junior quarterback...
John Coon
6 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
USC seemingly had the formula figured out. After losing four straight to Stanford from 2009-12 — and 5-of-6 dating back to '07 — the Trojans held the Cardinal to a combined 27 points in a pair of USC wins.   The...
Kyle Kensing
6 months ago
Sefo Liufau
Albeit against inferior opponents, the Michigan Wolverines (2-0) have looked impressive through the first two weeks of the season, beating both Hawaii and UCF by a combined total of 97 points. Given the expectations coming into 2016 and the talent...
Mike Bainbridge
6 months ago
Tommy Armstrong
Oregon and Nebraska are off to 2-0 starts, but the Week 3 matchup in Lincoln should provide a better barometer test of where both programs stand in 2016. The Ducks easily handled UC Davis and Virginia this year, while the Cornhuskers defeated...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Demario Richard
Kalen Ballage's record-setting, eight-touchdown performance against Texas Tech lifted Arizona State to an impressive victory last Saturday night. The Sun Devils are now among an increasingly rare club of Pac-12 teams with unblemished records....
Kyle Kensing
6 months ago
Week 3 of the 2016 college football season means the we’re on the last legs of the big non-conference games and the slate does not disappoint when it comes to fantastic matchups. As good as the games between the names on the front of the...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
J.T. Barrett
College football’s Week 3 slate features four games matching top 25 teams and several other intriguing matchups. The weekend slate starts on Thursday night with Houston traveling to Cincinnati, followed by three games on Friday night,...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Leon McQuay III
Leon McQuay III prefers do his talking with his play, and with his music. Both have been on point this year.   “Since the season I haven’t been doing too much, but over the summer I had an internship with Atlantic Records,...
Kyle Kensing
6 months ago
Cam Robinson
College football’s Week 3 slate is filled with marquee matchups and games that will have a significant impact on rankings or playoff positioning later in the season. While there are more than just five meaningful games, Athlon Sports is...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago

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