Pac 12 Football

Oregon Still Not Tough Enough for National Championship

ARLINGTON, Texas — In the biggest game, on the brightest stage, the Oregon Ducks fell victim to their fatal flaw: toughness...

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Marcus Mariota's Achilles' Heel Costs Ducks National Title

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has been hailed as the best college football player in 2014. He hardly looked the part in a 42-20 loss to Ohio State in the College Football Playoff National Championship...

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Did Oregon Miss Its Window to Win National Championship?

The Oregon Ducks' loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes is a defeat that will linger for a long time. But, is this the beginning of the end for the Ducks? Bleacher Report College Football ...

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UCLA Football: Bruins' Top Remaining Recruiting Targets for NSD 2015

With a 2015 recruiting class currently ranked second in the Pac -12 and No. 15 in the nation , there is cause for UCLA football to celebrate on next month's national signing day...

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USC Offensive Line Will Be Fine Without Tim Drevno

Offensive line coach Tim Drevno helped transform a thin, inexperienced unit into a decided strength of the USC football team in 2014...

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Did NCAA Go Too Far with Oregon Marijuana Suspensions?

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota's receiving options will be limited in Monday night's national championship against Ohio State. That's been a short-handed group all year...

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National Championship Preview: Why Oregon Will Beat Ohio State

Midway through the college football season, an Oregon-Ohio State matchup in the national championship did not seem likely. The Ducks had just lost to Arizona , and the Buckeyes were a one-loss team with a freshman quarterback in J...

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How Oregon Football Got Tough

To understand how Oregon found its edge, look no further than the two best-dressed men in the room with more than 50 years of experience between them...

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How Darren Carrington's Suspension Will Impact Oregon in National Championship

The Oregon Ducks have reached the College Football Playoff National Championship, despite losing a plethora of starters during the course of the season. However, Oregon's latest loss, three days before the game, may end up being the most costly...

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What a National Title Victory Would Mean for Oregon Football

The 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship Game is more than just another game for the Oregon Ducks. Sure, the players, coaches and staff would be wise to treat it as such...

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The Hype: Marcus Mariota's Quest for College Football Immortality

Marcus Mariota has glided through his storied college career, racking up wins and rewriting the history books along the way...

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UCLA Football: Recruits Who Will Fill Bruins' Biggest Needs

With about a month until national signing day on Feb. 4, the UCLA football program is sitting pretty in terms of fulfilling needs on the roster with its current recruiting class...

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USC Football: Stars Aligning for Trojans to Return as National Power in 2015

Last weekend, the stars aligned in USC football's ongoing mission to make the 2015 season one to remember—12 stars, to be exact...

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The Coming of Age of Mark Helfrich

If we've learned anything from Hollywood, it's that every great sports team has a defining moment: an inspirational speech, a trip to a veterans' hospital or something of the feel-good nature...

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Oregon Football: Ducks' Keys to Victory vs. Ohio State

There have been 845 college football games played this season. None of them holds a candle to No. 846 in Arlington, Texas. The Oregon Ducks and Ohio State Buckeyes will face off in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan...

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Trent Irwin Commits to Stanford: WR Can Be Instant Starter for Cardinal

Trent Irwin is a 4-star wide receiver, per 247 Sports Composite Rankings , and committed to Stanford University...

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Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Oregon Ducks: Betting Odds, NCAA Championship Pick

The high-flying Oregon Ducks are 9-0 both straight up and against the spread since suffering their only defeat of this season back in October, and they've done that while facing big numbers as favorites on the spreads almost every time out...

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UCLA Football: What Bruins Must Do to Compete in Tougher Pac-12

For UCLA football, the task of competing in a changing Pac -12 landscape is a challenging proposition. When Jim Mora was hired as head coach before the 2012 season, the conference was in a state of flux...

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The Story Behind Oregon's High-Powered Offense

In 1988, the University of New Hampshire held a football clinic and 35 high school coaches showed up. Thirty-four went to a session on the designs of Jack Bicknell Jr., the Wildcats defensive line coach...

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UCLA Football: 5 Takeaways from Bruins' Bowl Game

At times, the UCLA football team looked very impressive in its 40-35 victory over the Kansas State Wildcats in the 2015 Valero Alamo Bowl. There were multiple takeaways from the contest —both from a positive and negative perspective...

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