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  1. Top 25 surprises at the college football season's halfway point

    Ted Miller

    The college football season has had a little bit of everything, and it's only halfway done. We run down the top 25 surprises.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  2. With Kelly out, Bercovici gets his chance

    Ted Miller

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- On Jan. 6, 2012, Mike Bercovici was chilling with some friends when he got a call from then-Arizona State receiver Aaron Pflugrad. There was some big news for the Sun Devils' backup quarterback. In a surprise to many, junior Brock Osw...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  3. Kiper eyeballing Pac-12 defenders

    Ted Miller

    It will come as no surprise that Mel Kiper Jr. sees two of the five best senior QBs and three of the six best underclass QBs coming from the Pac-12 . But who would have thought that three of the 11 best defensive tackles would come from the Pac-1...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  4. Betting on the Pac-12?

    Ted Miller

    Phil Steele and Will Harris have provided Insiders with a "betting guide" for the 2013 season, and three Pac-12 teams earn note as potential national champions. It won't surprise you to see Oregon and Stanford among their short list. W...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  5. Mike Bohn out as Colorado's AD

    Ted Miller

    Mike Bohn's sudden resignation as Colorado's athletic director Tuesday is a bit of a surprise. Apparently it was even to Bohn himself, who texted Denver sportscaster Vic Lombardio that he was "floored." Mark Johnson of 850 KOA first reported Bohn'...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  6. Pac-12 chat wrap

    Ted Miller

    If you missed the Pac-12 chat on Thursday, you can read the entire thing here. Here are some highlights. 1-800-BeADuck (the office): Any chance a surprise candidate comes out of the woodwork and steals the Oregon job from Helfrich? Ted Mille...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  7. Best and worst game predictions

    Ted Miller

    This is going to surprise you: Sometimes, Kevin and I are wrong. No, really. And this will comfort you and halt your panic: We also are right sometimes! We wanted to revisit times we felt really dumb and sorta smart this year with our game p...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  8. Carey ready to lead Arizona

    Ted Miller

    Good running backs see holes even before they open, so it should come no surprise that Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey immediately recognized holes in a reporter's questions. So, Ka'Deem, are you thinking about maybe hitting 2,000 yards rushing in 2013? ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  9. Cal, Colorado coaching updates

    Ted Miller

    Cincinnati coach Butch Jones remains Colorado's top choice to replace Jon Embree -- he reportedly has a firm offer from the Buffaloes -- but his decision might have been delayed by the surprise opening at Rose Bowl bound Wisconsin. Jones is a Midw...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  10. Can UCLA create another Pac-12 surprise?

    Ted Miller

    STANFORD, Calif -- The big pregame news in advance of UCLA's visit to Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game is this: Sun. After a long and torrential rain storm, the sun is shining and there's blue sky over Stanford Stadium. A good sign for the...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  11. Surprise! It's Stanford-UCLA for Pac-12 title

    Ted Miller

    This past summer, the Pac-12 Conference asked 123 media members -- you know: a gaggle of the lovely and gifted -- to vote in the Pac-12 preseason media poll. That group of geniuses -- which included the Twin Lords of Awesomeness, Ted Miller & ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  12. A season of surprises for Mariota, Barkley

    Ted Miller

    One is Hawaiian mellow. The other is Southern California brash. One is a redshirt freshman. The other is a four-year starter. One is in the hunt for a national title playing at an extremely high level. The other is still trying to get in sync. Wha...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  13. Final: Arizona 52, Washington 17

    Ted Miller

    In a game between 3-3 teams looking to turn a positive corner at midseason, Arizona took a right turn. And Washington crashed. It wasn't surprising that the Wildcats offense poured it on in a 52-17 victory, but it was a bit of a surprise that the ...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  14. Stepfan Taylor is national player of the week

    Ted Miller

    Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor and Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o were named Walter Camp National Players of the Week on Sunday. Here's a funny thing: Everybody thought Te'o was going to USC before he pulled a signing-day surprise. Think h...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  15. Sign Language: Arizona State Sun Devils

    Ted Miller

    Pat Tillman is more than an Arizona State legend, he's a true American hero who gave up the riches of the NFL to fight for his country. So it should be no surprise the Sun Devils embrace Tillman's legacy. Tillman led Arizona State to the Rose Bowl...

    Blog | August 03, 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