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  1. Saying goodbye to the BCS

    Ted Miller

    Our relationship with the BCS hasn't always been smooth, and after 16 seasons, it's time to cut ties.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  2. Pac-12 lunchtime links

    Ted Miller

    His subtle obsession with uniqueness troubled all his dreams. Start times aren't an issue for Arizona fans, so then what is? Maybe days of future glory will help? Arizona State RB Marion Grice still has lingering pain, and it starts with a pair...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  3. Alamo Bowl upgrade will test Pac-12, Big 12

    Ted Miller

    Last year, the chant of "We're No. 2! We're No. 2!" was heard in both Pac-12 and Big 12 country. That other conference, however much it makes folks grumble, gets to be No. 1 until somebody dethrones it. But the debate among Pac-12 and Big 12 fans ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  4. Poll: Pac-12's best BCS moment

    Ted Miller

    On Wednesday, we provided you with our top five Pac-12 BCS moments. Here's what we wrote (our polls can only included five choices, so if you think Oregon and Stanford both winning BCS bowl games this past year qualifies, go with other): 1. USC d...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  5. Hope springs in the Pac-12

    Ted Miller

    The 2013 season will be the final year of the BCS era. And there was much rejoicing! So, what have been the Pac-12 highs and lows of this often confounding system? Thanks for asking! Best 1. USC drubs Oklahoma for the 2004 national title:...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  6. Panic! Oregon tumbles to fourth in ranks

    Ted Miller

    Despite being ranked second in the human polls, Oregon is fourth in the second iteration of the BCS rankings. Man the battle stations! Launch preemptive attack on East Coast bias! Easy now. Do not fret. Lots of football left. And if Oregon f...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  7. Mailbag: Pac-12 fans happy USC is back?

    Ted Miller

    Week 2! Let it be better than week one. Follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter. To the notes! Brenden from Portland writes: Do you get the general feel that PAC12 fans are happy that USC is back? I, for one, am hoping for them to pair up against ...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  8. USC's toughest opponent might be attrition

    Ted Miller

    In 2000, Oklahoma won the national title without any starters missing a game due to injury. Think about that. Think of all the injuries that your team has suffered through the years that make you go "what if?" I hear you Oregon, 2007. With that th...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  9. College football -- Lots of star power returning in 2012

    Ted Miller

    Not every top player picked the NFL over staying in school. Getting another shot at the Heisman Trophy and a better spot in the draft are among the reasons some elite players are back.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  10. Rich Rodriguez talks offensive philosophy

    Ted Miller

    Here's an interesting story from Andrea Adelson about "copycat coaches." It's interesting not only because it's a good topic but also, for our purposes, because its central figure is new Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez, arguably the father of the modern...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  11. USC No. 3, Oregon 5 in coaches' poll

    Ted Miller

    USC wasn't eligible for the coaches' poll in 2011 due to NCAA sanctions, but it will start 2012 almost at the top. The Trojans are ranked third, behind No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama, the two SEC teams that played for the BCS national title last seas...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  12. The most epic day ... ever?

    Ted Miller

    Pause for a moment and ask yourself what will be the two biggest college football games in 2012. LSU-Alabama, without question is one. It's a rematch of last year's national title game and the winner is highly likely to win the SEC West. These day...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  13. Pac-12: A look at Year 1

    Ted Miller

    On Sunday, the Pac-12 will celebrate its first birthday. If you forgot to get the conference a gift, just send a check my way. I'll make sure Larry Scott gets it. Promise. A year ago, Utah and Colorado held celebrations on campus as they officiall...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  14. Pac-12's best and worst of the BCS Era

    Ted Miller

    We're saying goodbye to the BCS today, even though the BCS isn't going away until 2014. Oh, well. So what are the Pac-12/10's best and worst BCS moments? Best The Pac-12 has won one BCS national title (though just about everyone believes USC...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  15. Breaking down Pac-12 recruiting costs

    Ted Miller

    How much does recruiting cost in the Pac-12? And how does it compare with other conferences? Check out this interesting story from ESPN Recruiting, which gathered budget data from 99 of 120 Football Bowl Subdivision programs for the 2011 and 2010 ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  16. Imitation is the highest form of flattery

    Ted Miller

    SEC and Big 12 folks have been tweaking the Big Ten and Pac-12's love of the Rose Bowl of late. That made me grin because the primary motivation for those tweaks was jealousy. Don't buy that assessment? Well, then what do you make of this: The SEC...

    Blog | May 18, 2012