Tag: pac-12

Can the Pac-12 Finally Win a National Title?

The Pac-12 is clearly a league on the rise. SEC fans won’t like it, but the Pac-12 is the deepest, toughest conference in the country. From top to bottom, this is a deep league filled with talented teams lead by capable coaches and backed by schools committed to providing the resources for their programs to succeed. Just look at the coaches in the Pac-12. Mike Leach took Texas Tech to a bowl every year and even had the Red Raiders at #2 one year. He’s now at Washington State. His in-state rival is now led by Chris Petersen, and...

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National Title Picture Gets Clearer: Ducks Fly Into a Tree, Bears Roar

Jordan Lynch and undefeated Northern Illinois helped get this week started, defeating Ball State 48-27 in some Wednesday night MACtion. Lynch threw for 345 yards and 2 touchdowns while adding another 123 yards and 2 more touchdowns on the ground. The Huskies are now 10-0 and on the cusp of crashing the BCS for the second year in a row. Speaking of the BCS, Week 11 had huge implications for who will be playing in those coveted BCS bowls. A titanic clash out west caused a shakeup at the top of the standings, one team thought to be out...

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Coaches Fired, SEC Offensive Shootouts, and Looking Ahead

As awful as Week 4 was, Week 5 was just as good. There was plenty of action on the field, and the big matchups actually lived up to the hype, for the most part. It wasn’t just the on-field stuff that provided drama, either, as a couple of coaches’ hot seats finally reached their boiling points. Week 5 in Review Coaches on the Hot Seat Week 5 certainly provided plenty of fireworks, and not just on the field. The axe fell for the first time this season as embattled coaches Lane Kiffin and Paul Pasqualoni were both fired following...

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The Pac-12 is a league on the rise and the biggest threat to SEC supremacy

Well ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. Football season is nearly upon us! Gone are the summer doldrums without any pigskin action. Finally, we can actually watch teams play rather than hear about the latest scandal or Johnny Manziel’s lifestyle choices. Football is here, and it’s about time. To get you up to speed after the summer hiatus, GuysGirl will be previewing all ten FBS conferences (RIP WAC, you’ll be missed) from east to west, starting with the Pac-12. The Pac-12 is a league on the rise and the biggest threat to SEC supremacy. The league...

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The Granddaddy of Them All: Rose Bowl Preview

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas (or an awesome Tuesday for those of you who don’t celebrate the holiday) and a fun, safe New Year’s Eve. January 1 not only marks the start of a new year but also traditionally is one of the most highly-anticipated days of the college football season. The marquee bowl games, the much-maligned BCS games, begin with both the Rose Bowl and Orange Bowl kicking off on the first day of 2013. Both offer intriguing matchups, but let’s look first at the Granddaddy of Them All, the Rose Bowl....

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