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  1. Mailbag: Oregon is doomed (again)

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter. To the notes! Nick from Washington, D.C., writes: Okay So Marcus Mariota is obviously the man in college football. Heisman front-runner, keys to the Oregon offensive castle, clearly an A-list ...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  2. Pac-12 lunch links: Cooks is top WR

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Arizona RB Ka'Deem Carey didn't win the Doak Walker Award, as he should have, but he's a two-time All-American. More on Arizona State landing a recruit on its D-line. The good news is California's football team is getting better...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  3. And Oregon State's quarterback is ...

    Ted Miller

    The clear reason to watch Oregon State's spring game on Friday (10 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Network) is to figure out who will be the starting quarterback for an intriguing Beavers team that will be ranked in the preseason top 25. After all, spring games a...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  4. The most interesting man in college football

    Ted Miller

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- There is a school of thought, now apparently subscribed to by a handful of desperate NFL teams, that if that uber-suave, hirsute gentleman from those wildly entertaining Dos Equis beer commercials revealed his true identity, he w...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  5. You've just been Mariota-ed

    Ted Miller

    California had done it again, just like in 2010. It mostly had solved Oregon's running game. The Bears trailed only 24-17 early in the third quarter Saturday. They had a chance, because that's what happens when you slow the Ducks' potent running game...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  6. Best Ducks ever? Future tests may hold key

    Ted Miller

    There was so much anticipation for Nov. 3, which was circled in red as soon as the 2012 schedules came out: Oregon at USC. "That," everyone said, "is going to be big." It's two days after. While Ducks coach Chip Kelly won't pause and reflect, we c...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  7. Oregon poised to remove USC as top power

    Ted Miller

    Is Oregon-USC about a passing of the guard? The one absolute history teaches us is there will be change. Nothing lasts forever. Empires fall. In ancient times, no one could conceive a world without Roman domination. Look at Italy now. USC has 1...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  8. Midseason report: Oregon

    Ted Miller

    Oregon Record: 6-0, 3-0 Oregon began the season looking like the second fiddle to USC. It now looks like the Pac-12's best hope for a national title. The big question for the Ducks in the preseason was quarterback after Darron Thomas opted t...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  9. Mailbag: Rethinking Arizona State

    Ted Miller

    Greetings. Welcome to the mailbag. You can follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter here. To the notes! Kevin from San Antonio writes: With the first half of the season in the books, Arizona State sits at 5-1, 3-0 in the Pac-12. What is your update...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  10. Marcus Mariota wins Oregon QB job

    Ted Miller

    It turns out Marcus Mariota's strong spring game performance for Oregon was, in fact, indicative of where his quarterback competition stood with Bryan Bennett. While Mariota made plays with his arm and legs and looked poised, Bennett struggled. At...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  11. Mailbag: USC in the polls and Oregon QBs

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Here's where you go to answer this important question: "If I follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter, how will the gods reward me with riches and glory?" And, no, I don't think the Honey Badger, Tyrann Mathieu, will transfer to any Pac-...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  12. Power rankings: No. 5 Oregon

    Ted Miller

    Oregon welcomes back 14 starters from a team that beat Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl and finished 12-2 and No. 4 in the nation. Two headliners, however, are gone in running back LaMichael James and quarterback Darron Thomas. While James was often specta...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  13. No quick call on Oregon QB competition

    Ted Miller

    Oregon coach Chip Kelly has no use for depth charts before preseason camp is over. He sees 22 practice before earnest game preparation begins for the Sept. 1 opener against Arkansas State. A lot can happen in 22 practices. "Everything is open," he...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  14. Lunch links: Where's Darron Thomas?

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Arizona will practice in the evening -- and hope the monsoons hold off. Checking in with Arizona State safety Keelan Johnson. Check out California's sizzle reel from the Pac-12. Receiver is a recruiting priority for Colorado. ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  15. Preseason position reviews: Quarterback

    Ted Miller

    It's time to start our preseason position reviews. And there was much rejoicing. Here's how we do this: We provide three evaluative categories: "Great shape," "Good shape" and "We'll see." Hint: You'd prefer your team to be in "Great shape." ...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  16. Three pleasant surprises this spring

    Ted Miller

    CBS Sports Bruce Feldman made a top-10 list of his "most pleasant surprise guys of the spring," and it included three from the Pac-12: Washington DT Danny Shelton, UCLA RB/WR Steven Manfro and Oregon QB Marcus Mariota. Three good choices. Here...

    Blog | May 16, 2012