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  1. 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
  2. Oregon flips script on 'physical' putdown

    Ted Miller

    EUGENE, Ore. -- When Michigan State scored 20 consecutive points and took a nine-point lead over Oregon in the third quarter, the collective head nod of the college football nation was palpable from coast to coast. Everyone had seen this storyli...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  3. Mailbag: Lyerla and Spartan concerns

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. This is the mailbag. We have some really, really good games tomorrow, eh? Follow me on Twitter here. To the notes! Tim from Atlanta writes: There's been a lot of talk comparing MSU to Stanford from a "scheme" standpoint, but ver...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Breaking protocol, we check out Week 2

    Ted Miller

    The 2014 Pac-12 season starts tonight, and that is unquestionably a righteous thing. The first week's slate of games? Well, it's not exactly going to awaken any echoes. Still, Confucius say he who casts a disrespectful glance at a season opener finds...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Pac-12: Issue is schedule, not perception

    Ted Miller

    The only thing the Pac-12 has to fear in the new era of the College Football Playoff is itself. Oh, and other conferences gaming the infant system. Whatever negative perceptions formerly were held about the Pac-12 -- finesse, pass-first, defense-o...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  8. Mailbag: Pressure on Oregon?

    Ted Miller

    Welcome to the mailbag, the first with Pac-12 teams on the field getting ready for the 2014 season. Yes, your team is destined for great things. But only if you follow me on Twitter. To the notes! Kevin from Columbus, Ohio, writes: How much ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  9. Key questions for Pac-12 North coaches

    Ted Miller

    In advance of media day last week, we told you what questions Pac-12 coaches would be asked and what they should be asked. Well, that sort of tied us in to asking those "should" questions. So we did, at least some variety of the suggested inquiri...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  10. Questions, whimsy for Pac-12 media days

    Ted Miller

    Pac-12 media days start Wednesday at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California, and your entire Pac-12 gang -- we're going by either #4pac or #pac4, we haven't decided yet -- will be there soaking in the evasive and cliched quotes while plumb...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  11. Pac-12 coaching hot-seat rankings

    Ted Miller

    While some like to gleefully dance around a raging bonfire in nothing but a loincloth with the heads of college football coaches on pitchforks, the Pac-12 blog is less demonstrative. And more empathetic. It believes there is no glee in seeing some...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  12. Defensive questions abound in Pac-12

    Ted Miller

    The Pac-12 entered spring practices with more clarity and quality at quarterback than any conference in the nation by a wide margin. It exits with even more clarity at the position. With new USC coach Steve Sarkisian announcing that Cody Kessler r...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  13. Pac-12 notebook from conference call

    Ted Miller

    The Pac-12 coaches chatted about spring practices with reporters Thursday afternoon. The biggest news was Stanford coach David Shaw laying into the SEC for continuing to play eight conference games instead of nine, but there were some other worthy no...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  14. Mailbag: Player safety, SEC scheduling

    Ted Miller

    Welcome to the mailbag. Hope you are having an auspicious Friday. Follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter. To the notes! Rob from Northern Oregon writes: Ted, the up-tempo offenses have been targeted by [Nick] Saban because he cannot beat them in ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  15. Offseason spotlight: Oregon

    Ted Miller

    We're taking a look at a player from each Pac-12 team who could step into the spotlight in 2014. Spotlight: TEs Pharaoh Brown, Jr. (6-6, 241); Evan Baylis, R-So. (6-6, 235); Johnny Mundt, So. (6-4, 232) 2013 summary: This tight end troika combi...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  16. Coordinator changes: Pac-12 North

    Ted Miller

    So far, only three Pac-12 teams retained their 2013 offensive and defensive coordinators: Arizona, Colorado and Washington State. Here's a look at who's in, who's out and what it means, starting in the North Division: California Out: Defensi...

    Blog | February 19, 2014