There are differing opinions as to the reasons, but the numbers cannot be denied: When it comes to producing NFL head coaches, the Pac-12 is in a league of its own.
From Johnny Football to a goal-line stop in South Bend, these are the moments that defined the 2012 season.
Stanford showed it was bigger and deeper than USC. Right now, the Trojans only look like they're a contender for the national title.
BCS contenders Oklahoma State, Stanford and Clemson each faced a challenge in Week 9. While the Cowboys and Cardinal got the job done in vastly different ways, the Tigers became the latest team to fall from the ranks of the unbeaten.
Stanford has a great tradition at quarterback. What do some of those greats think of current QB Andrew Luck?
Much has been made about the Pac-10's transformation off the field, but that pales in comparison to the progress the conference has made on the field in 2010.
Tie games play a big part in the World Cup. They also used to play a role in college football. Those days are over on the gridiron, but the debates they ignited endure.
While spring practice might not produce stars or answers, it does generate plenty of optimism across the country.
Mark Ingram and Toby Gerhart, the top two finishers in the Heisman race, lead ESPN.com's All-America team.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on spring practice, teams ready to take the next step, a wins controversy and an open house are lined up in the I-Formation.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 4, SEC defenses, hurricane damage and the surprising Mountain West are lined up in the I-Formation.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 1, the end of chaos, a trendsetting game and Michael Phelps are lined up in the I-Formation.
After gazing into the crystal ball, Ivan Maisel reveals his five predictions for the Pac-10 in 2008.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 4, Superdome spies, SEC collisions and USC RBs are lined up in the I-Formation.
Besides USC, the Pac-10 hasn't been taken seriously in a long time, but the game is cyclical. If there's a conference answer to what's next, it's the Pac-10, writes Ivan Maisel.