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  1. Florida State's Jimbo Fisher, Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, Sta...

    Ted Miller

    Hollywood? Not really. College football coaches reveal the truth about pregame speeches.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  2. USC asks for justice from NCAA

    Ted Miller

    USC is making one last run at the NCAA, hoping the organization that crushed it with severe sanctions in June of 2010 will finally aspire toward some degree of belated justice. But don't hold your breath. Athletic director Pat Haden released a ...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  3. Preseason position reviews: linebacker

    Ted Miller

    Linebacker should a strong position in the Pac-12 this fall. You could argue that six or seven guys are or could become All-American candidates. So how do the units stack up? GREAT SHAPE Stanford: Three starters back for the Pac-12's best ru...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. Ranking the first-year coaches

    Ted Miller

    Here's a guess that everyone will agree that Ohio State's Urban Meyer, Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin and Penn State's Bill O'Brien turned in the three best first-year coaching jobs this fall. But how do the other 25 fall, a group that includes four fr...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  5. Ohio State: What might have been?

    Ted Miller

    Ohio State posted one of the great "What might have been?" seasons in the history of college football this year. Just imagine what might have happened had the unbeaten Buckeyes, say, anticipated oncoming NCAA sanctions and self-imposed a bowl ban ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  6. Mailbag: Ragings & Rose Bowl scenarios

    Ted Miller

    Welcome to the mailbag. Follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter by clicking here... no... here. To the notes! Steve from Eugene writes: So Ohio State can't go to a bowl game. Penn State can't go to a bowl game. Is it possible that the Rose Bowl wi...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  7. Instant analysis: USC 24, Washington 14

    Ted Miller

    Here's our quick reaction to USC's 24-14 win over Washington. It was over when: USC defensive back Josh Shaw grabbed a tipped interception near midfield from Huskies QB Keith Price on fourth-and-8 with 4:20 left in the fourth quarter and the Troja...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  8. USC ready to start title run

    Ted Miller

    LOS ANGELES -- USC is back as the Big Show, as a premier football program that features All-Americans, high rankings and national title hopes. At least, that's been the big talk all summer. Really, it started last December when QB Matt Barkley sto...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  9. Pac-12 lunch links: Tedford not on hot seat

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Arizona needs help on defense from walk-ons. Arizona State has a new cornerback. California athletic director Sandy Barbour says Jeff Tedford is not on the hot seat. Colorado needs a facilities upgrade. Oregon is still sorti...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  10. Cal takes some hits to its defense

    Ted Miller

    The worst part of preseason practices is watching injuries pile up. California's defense has taken a couple of hits, though not to projected starters. Talented sophomore cornerback Stefan McClure, who suffered a major knee injury on Nov. 25 aga...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  11. Links: Riley coy about Beavers' play calling

    Ted Miller

    The freshman coach wanted to know what was up. I told him I knew all the plays; there was no reason to practice them over and over; the endless repetition might be spiritually disastrous; we were becoming a nation devoted to human xerography. Ric...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  12. Pac-12 lunch links: More incoming players!

    Ted Miller

    Armansky's star researcher was a pale, anorexic young woman who had hair as short as a fuse, and a pierced nose and eyebrows. She had a wasp tattoo about an inch long on her neck, a tattooed loop around the biceps of her arm and another around her le...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  13. Silas will help USC in the 'Redd Zone'

    Ted Miller

    USC's offense was good at just about everything last year. Just about. But not everything. One thing USC wasn't good at? Red zone offense. In 2011, it ranked eighth in the Pac-12 in red zone offense. Its eight red zone rushing TDs were the fewe...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  14. Cal picks up Penn State LB Khairi Fortt

    Ted Miller

    California's defense, already perceived as among the Pac-12's best, just got better, courtesy of Penn State. Khairi Fortt has announced he's transferring to Cal, where he will be immediately eligible and could be in the mix at inside linebacker in...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  15. Penn State RB Redd transfers to USC

    Ted Miller

    USC coach Lane Kiffin said depth at running back was his team's biggest concern at Pac-12 media day. That concern was addressed Tuesday with the confirmation that Penn State's Silas Redd will transfer west. Redd, second-team All-Big Ten in 2011, r...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  16. Pac-12 lunch links: No Big Game bonfire

    Ted Miller

    There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar trying to make up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening. The Korova milkbar sold milk-plus, milk plus vellocet or synthemesc or dr...

    Blog | July 30, 2012