1. Pac-12 Football: Which 1-Loss Team Has the Best Chance at Winning the League

    Before the 2014 college football season began, the Pac-12 took on the identity of a deep conference that was likely to cannibalize itself when league games commenced...

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  2. Pac-12 Football: Ranking the 10 Most Exciting Games so Far in 2014

    The Pac-12 conference no longer has to worry about east coast folks missing out on the late-night contests; they've simply been too competitive to ignore, even if it means an extra cup of dark roast the next morning...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 5 days ago 4,872 reads 5 comments

  3. Pac-12 Football: Possible Trap Games for Each Ranked Team

    Is there such thing as a trap game anymore in the Pac -12? Outside of Colorado, every team can win on any given Saturday against any opponent...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 7 days ago 8,612 reads 15 comments

  4. Pac-12 Football: 10 Players Who Should Be Getting More National Acclaim

    Heading into the Pac-12 season, a number of players have received plenty of national acclaim, and for the most part, they've backed it up...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 12 days ago 5,885 reads 15 comments

  5. Pac-12 Football: Top 10 Single-Game Performances Through 6 Weeks

    The Pac-12 took a lovely stroll through the park in the month of September before quickly strapping on a parachute and jumping out the nearest airplane on Saturday...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 14 days ago 4,938 reads 10 comments

  6. Which Pac-12 Teams Could Play Spoiler to the Conference's Playoff Hopefuls

    Even at the dawn of October, the Pac-12's list of playoff hopefuls is significantly smaller than when the season started. Fresh slates no longer exist, and most teams with a loss on the resume have already seen any dreams of championship glory fade away.

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 19 days ago 5,740 reads 12 comments

  7. Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Best Coaching Jobs to This Point in the 2014 Season

    The Pac-12 Conference may be lacking in experienced head coaches, but you'd be hard-pressed to find a more energetic, innovative group of leaders in any other league throughout college football...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 21 days ago 9,193 reads 18 comments

  8. Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Conference's Top Freshman Classes Through September

    We're over a month into the college football season, and while a pecking order has been established in the Pac-12, no team looks head-and-shoulders above the rest...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 26 days ago 8,485 reads 10 comments

  9. Pac-12 Football: Predicting Bowl Appearances for Pac-12 Teams

    The Pac -12 Conference hasn't even fully entered conference play, but the postseason picture is much clearer than when college football began at the beginning of the month...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 28 days ago 11,205 reads 17 comments

  10. Missouri Loss Proves It Won't Contend for SEC East Title

    Sorry, Missouri, but the verdict is in following your 31-27 loss to Indiana: The Tigers will not contend for an SEC East title one year after taking the division by storm and reaching the conference title game in Atlanta...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 11,568 reads 114 comments

  11. Should Frank Beamer Be on the Hot Seat After Virginia Tech's 2nd Straight Loss?

    It's a question that has been asked several times over the past few seasons, and some folks in Blacksburg must be sick of it...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 6,099 reads 37 comments

  12. Wisconsin Sets Modern Era Big Ten Record for Most Rushing Yards in a Game

    Somewhere right now, Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez has a huge smile plastered across his face, as his program just set the modern era Big Ten rushing record with 644 yards against Bowling Green in a 68-17 win Saturday...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 13,929 reads 10 comments

  13. Wisconsin Football: Is Melvin Gordon Still a Threat in Heisman Race?

    Melvin Gordon is everything you could want in a running back. The Wisconsin junior has breakaway speed to go along with the power to shed tacklers and gain yards after contact...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 13,971 reads 60 comments

  14. Georgia Football: J.J. Green Ejected for Targeting Penalty vs. Troy

    It was a tough start on Saturday for former Georgia running back J.J. Green, now a defensive back for the Bulldogs...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 9,312 reads 18 comments

  15. Pac-12 Football: The Best 2015 NFL Draft Prospect from Each Pac-12 School

    The Pac -12 Conference looks loaded with as much talent as ever, and when the 2015 NFL draft commences in the spring, you can expect to hear the names of a bunch of the league's stars — perhaps more than a few — in the very first round...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 11,262 reads 14 comments

  16. Pac-12 Football: Ranking the Pac-12 Quarterbacks Through 3 Weeks

    Before the 2014 season began, the national love for the Pac-12 revolved around the conference's incredible group of quarterbacks, which ranks among the best at any point in league history...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 15,834 reads 45 comments

  17. Bret Bielema's Arkansas Offense Finally Ready for SEC Play

    You don't take an offense that likes to spread things out and chuck the ball around and turn it into one that slows things down, pounds the rock and maintains possession and expect it to be ready to compete in the SEC...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 10,672 reads 31 comments

  18. Why Big 12 Should Fear Clint Trickett, West Virginia

    Quarterback Clint Trickett and the West Virginia Mountaineers scored an impressive 40-37 victory over Maryland on Saturday, putting the rest of the Big 12 on notice...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 22,054 reads 53 comments

  19. ESPN 'College GameDay' Headed to Tallahassee for Clemson vs. FSU in Week 4

    ESPN's College GameDay is heading to the home of the reigning national champions in Week 4 to see Florida State take on conference rival Clemson in one of the premier ACC contests of the 2014 season...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 18,697 reads 34 comments

  20. Pac-12 Football: Which Team Is Most Likely to Pull an Upset in Week 3?

    Despite several games that were closer on the scoreboard than they appeared to be on paper, the Pac-12 had a successful Week 2 with the exception of Washington State dropping their game at Nevada...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 7,619 reads 8 comments

  21. Re-Ranking the Pac-12 Order of Finish After Week 2

    We're two weeks into the Pac-12 football season and a pecking order has already been established, enough so that the preseason projected order of finish now looks different...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 4,224 reads 9 comments

  22. Pac-12 Football: Predictions for Every Week 2 Game

    Week 2 of the 2014 college football season is devoid of a plentiful feast of exciting games, but the Pac -12 has two such contests that will serve as a main-course extravaganza to fans throughout the country...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 11,866 reads 12 comments

  23. Pac-12 Football: 8 Head-to-Head Matchups to Watch for in Week 2

    With Week 1 of the Pac-12 football season in the books, it's time to gaze ahead at a Week 2 slate that, while mild on the whole, contains two monster matchups that could have major ...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 4,922 reads 4 comments

  24. Power Ranking Top 5 Home-Field Advantages in Pac-12 Football

    The trainers, coaching staffs and players that make up each program in the Pac-12 undoubtedly have the biggest impact on wins and losses...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 9,684 reads 20 comments

  25. Pac-12 Football: Biggest 2014 Games with Playoff Implications

    2014 marks the first year that Pac -12 teams will be aiming for the Rose Bowl not simply because of the glory a win in Pasadena provides, but because winning there on Jan. 1 will earn a spot in the national championship game...

    Jeff Bell Written by Jeff Bell about 1 month ago 4,215 reads 11 comments