Despite Stanford's loss at USC, there was almost no change in the ESPN Stats & Info’s Conference Power Rankings, with the SEC No. 1, the Pac-12 No. 2 and the Big 12 No. 3.
The Pac-12 actually went up 0.8 points, gaining on the SEC, which went up 0.1 points. The Big 12 went down 0.1 points.
The Pac-12 is No. with ESPN Stats & Information’s FPI rating, but it's taken down by the human polls. With the FPI, the Pac-12 has seven of the nation's top-19 teams, compared to five in the top-20 for the SEC.