Pac-12 Football: Rating Every Pac-12 Team as a Contender or Pretender in 2013

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Pac-12 Football: Rating Every Pac-12 Team as a Contender or Pretender in 2013
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The Pac-12 had a rough season in 2012. From preseason No. 1-ranked USC's epic fall to the Stanford showdown that cost Oregon a BCS title shot, 2012 was a heartbreaking year to be a Pac-12 fan. 

Stanford and Oregon went on to major bowl games—and both won—but the national championship and Heisman trophy eluded the conference favored to win both. 

A return to glory for the Pac-12 is not a given in 2013. Oregon lost renowned head coach Chip Kelly to the Philadelphia Eagles, and USC's star quarterback Matt Barkley is off to the NFL, his draft stock tainted by the Trojans' abysmal season. 

Now that 2012's dust has settled, let's see which teams are legitimate contenders for the 2013 Pac-12 championship and beyond.   

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