2016 Record: 10-3, 7-2 in Conference Key Wins: Colorado, Washington, Penn State Key Losses: Alabama, Stanford, Utah It was a tale of two halves. The season started off touted as a battle of titans: #20 USC went on to take … Continue reading Pac-12 Preview: USC
2016 Record: 10-3, 6-3 in Conference Key Wins: USC Key Losses: Washington, Washington State, Colorado Death, taxes, and Stanford Football: these have been universal constants for the last seven years. 2016 was considered a down year by the Cardinal’s standards … Continue reading Pac-12 Preview: Stanford
2016 Record 5-7, 3-6 in Conference Key Wins: Texas, Utah, Oregon, UCLA Key Losses: San Diego State In January, I wrote a piece about Cal firing Sonny Dykes with terrible timing. It came out that Dykes was inquiring about other … Continue reading Pac-12 Preview: California
2016 Record 5-7, 2-7 in Conference Key Wins: UCLA, Texas Tech Key Losses: Arizona Saturday, October 15th, 2016: Arizona State sits at 5-1 with two wins … Continue reading Pac-12 Preview: Arizona State
2016 Record 3-9, 1-8 in Conference Key Wins: Arizona State Key Losses: None In 2014, Rich Rodriguez had a successful Year 3, typically a temperature-taking year as far as college football coaches go. The Wildcats topped out at #8 in … Continue reading Pac-12 Preview: Arizona
The lifeblood of college football revolves around middle-aged men convincing 17 year-old kids to join their team; we just happen to call it recruitment. The biggest recruiting holiday of the year, National Signing Day, happened a couple weeks ago. Nearly every player in the Top 100 signs their letters of intent (essentially, their pledges) on this day and people can understand how the recruiting classes will look.
Let’s take a look at the Pac-12 North in inverse rankings (according to 247.com composite rankings).
The Pac-12 released their schedules about a week and a half ago. A hallmark of offseason banter is dissecting schedules to determine how difficult a season might be for any one team. When does a team get their bye week? … Continue reading Breaking Down Pac-12 Schedules: The North
The Pac-12 released their schedules last week. A hallmark of offseason banter is dissecting schedules to determine how difficult a season might be for any one team. When does a team get their bye week? Who does Team A start … Continue reading Breaking Down Pac-12 Schedules: The South
I’m one day closer to the rankings than I was last week, positive improvements. We are starting to see the effect of the intraconference schedule. As top rated teams start knocking each other off, the playoff picture will become much … Continue reading College Football Playoff III
I was preoccupied with something or another (Call of Duty maybe?) on Tuesday when the rankings came out. I have forgotten to write something since then, so I figured why not now? There were a few very good games this … Continue reading College Football Playoff Rankings II: The Better Late Than Never (I Guess) Edition