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  1. Jesus, girls, Marcus Mariota and Pac-12 South

    Ted Miller

    A great mystery has been lost amid the jocularity surrounding celebrity journalist and sixth-grader Charlie Pape's quizzing Oregon coach Mark Helfrich about the future of Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota. While we can all appreciate that top topics o...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  2. Cody Kessler quietly becomes star QB

    Ted Miller

    LOS ANGELES -- Since the turn of the millennium, there has been no more celebrated spot in college football than quarterback at USC. It's produced two Heisman Trophy winners and household names pretty much every year, even after the NCAA kicked its j...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  3. Oregon, Arizona State make their moves

    Ted Miller

    And just like that, we have Pac-12 clarity. Or potential clarity, which some fussbudgets might insist is nothing like clarity. After impressively exorcising its Stanford demons a day after All Hallows' Eve, Oregon owns a decisive lead in the Pac-1...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  4. Stanford-Oregon ramifications are still significant in playoff ch...

    Ted Miller

    The apparent diminished status of Stanford 's visit Saturday to Oregon, the Pac-12's game of the year the previous four seasons, fits in with 2014's chaotic profile, though you could make a case that 2013 demonstrated little is truly won in early Nov...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  5. Mailbag: SEC scheduling, Heisman controversy

    Ted Miller

    Greetings. Welcome to the Mailbag. If you are pursuing enlightenment, then go here. To the notes. Bryce from San Francisco writes: It's already been established that many SEC teams are a bunch of cowards, afraid to visit another conference ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  6. Mailbag: USC, Mariota, Coug expectations

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Follow me on Twitter here. To the notes! Trojan1981 from Office writes: Hey Ted, If USC keeps playing as well as they have ( I know there have only been two games) Where do you see them at the end of the season? Ted Miller: ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  7. Week 2 statements can be deceiving

    Ted Miller

    Each college football season is a whodunit. Or, more accurately, it's a "who-will-do-it." It contains plot twists and turns, false leads and subtle clues about how things will play out. It's basically a 14-chapter potboiler, so if we seemed to have a...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  8. Oregon-Michigan State laden with meaning

    Ted Miller

    There will be no "real" Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 2015. The "real" Rose Bowl, whose purity previously had been diluted by the BCS, is a casualty of the College Football Playoff this season. While that will make many of us old fogies wince, the only constr...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  9. Who cares if Pac-12 opens quietly?

    Ted Miller

    A week from now, there's certain to be at least some fretful handwringing, but for at least three more days, every Pac-12 team remains undefeated, flushed with hope and imaging an entitled grabbing all of its 2014 goals. While the FBS season offic...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  10. Pac-12 problem: Losing expansion?

    Ted Miller

    Over the past five or so years, the Power Five conferences started playing expansion roulette. Although the ultimate wisdom of these moves can be measured only over the long term, the short-term results can be judged. That judgment? Things worked ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  11. Pac-12's perfect passing storm

    Ted Miller

    Athletes often refuse to play along with media storylines, or they simply are oblivious to them. That's not the case with the Pac-12's stellar 2014 crop of quarterbacks. They get it. They know they are good and you are interested. They are perfectly ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  12. Greatest season in USC history?

    Ted Miller

    USC Trojans football has been defined by great teams and great individual seasons for decades. How about seven Heisman Trophy winners, starting with Mike Garrett in 1965 and finishing with Reggie Bush in 2005 -- though there is, of course, an asteris...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  13. Top Pac-12 players: Nos. 5-1

    Ted Miller

    Our list of the top 25 players in the Pac-12 concludes. No. 5: Arizona State QB Taylor Kelly 2013 stats: Completed 62.4 percent of his throws for 3,635 yards with 28 touchdowns and 12 interceptions, giving him an adjusted QBR of 74.2, which ran...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  14. Take 2: LeBron's Pac-12 destination?

    Ted Miller

    It was reported this week that LeBron James will exercise his early termination option with the Miami Heat and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. So what does this minor sports factoid have to do with the Pac-12? Everything, of course, a...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  15. Preseason position reviews: Quarterback

    Ted Miller

    It's time to start our preseason position reviews. Please, hold your applause until we are finished. 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 ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  16. Eight Pac-12 players on Athlon's A-A team

    Ted Miller

    Eight Pac-12 players were named first-team preseason All-Americans by Athlon's on Monday, while 11 others were named to the other three teams. Oregon, Stanford and USC each had a pair of first-team selections. The Ducks were represented by center ...

    Blog | June 23, 2014