USC opens the season in a familiar spot in ESPN The Magazine's preseason Power 16.
Will Arizona enjoy a breakout season in 2007? Can UCLA compete for a national title? Our Pac-10 notebook addresses those questions and much more.
Ohio State's Troy Smith is one the rare players who play better in big games and he'll be the difference against Michigan, writes Bruce Feldman.
An angry USC facing Stanford, Cal standing atop the standings and Oregon's laundry list of injuries highlights this week's Pac-10 notebook.
With cold weather coming, it's essential teams can run the ball. Todd McShay breaks down the nation's top 10 rushing attacks.
Oregon State star RB Yvenson Bernard possibly missing the USC game highlights this week's Pac-10 notebook.
The Pac-10 has three teams ranked in the Top 25, but is still haunted by Cal's season-opening loss.
Down 17, Erik Ainge could have quit. After losing two of three, NC State could have hung it up. They didn't, so their stock is up, writes Todd McShay.
The Tigers' defense should expose Florida's offensive line, and JaMarcus Russell is ready to respond in a tough road spot, writes Bruce Feldman.
The Buckeyes loaded offense should cause problems for PSU, and Notre Dame finds a way to rebound, writes Bruce Feldman.
Troy Smith's leadership and Notre Dame's ability to exploit Penn State's secondary are two things to watch, writes Bruce Feldman.
There are a couple of difficult head versus heart choices in the opening weekend of 2006, writes Bruce Feldman.
Todd McShay takes a look at some of the top running back tandems in the nation for 2006.
If Cal is to win the Pac-10 in 2006, the Bears need to figure out their quarterback situation, which was nothing short of disastrous in 2005.
With Adrian Peterson, Michael Bush and Marshawn Lynch among the returning players in 2006, the running back position is loaded, writes Todd McShay.
Cal boasts a good defense and talented skill-position players on offense, but the Bears are searching for a starting quarterback this spring.