Spring practices are beginning. Whether it's replacing a coach or a quarterback, evaluating a big-name transfer or getting top recruits into the mix, each of our top 25 teams faces uncertainties.
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We take a way-early look at the top position groups in the Pac-12 North, which sees a tough defense in Washington and offense almost everywhere else.
With most of the Pac-12's coaching vacancies filled, here's a look at the arrivals and departures around the league.
Luke Falk and the Cougars had it all going right for a seven-game stretch to open Pac-12 play, but their nightmare finish left a bitter taste.
Of the 27 high school QBs signed in the Pac-12 in 2013 and 2014, only four will (or are projected to) end their careers as the school's starter.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Washington State has two players that were invited to the NFL combine: safety Shalom Luani and wide receiver Gabe Marks.
We revisit each current Pac-12 coach's best squad at any point in his head-coaching career, including Kyle Whittingham's undefeated 2008 Bama-beater.
For the second year in a row, the Huskies have one of the easiest nonconference schedules. But no one in the Pac-12 has an easier slate than Colorado.
With signing day in the books, here's an updated look at how the Pac-12 Power Rankings will shake out in 2017. Did USC stay on top?
Readers wonder whether USC's Sam Darnold is a Heisman shoo-in, and when Washington State and Cal will rise up.
With three years of hindsight, we take a look at how the recruiting classes of 2014 in the Pac-12 measured up.
USC, Stanford, UCLA, Washington and Oregon hauled in top-25 recruiting classes. Colorado finished not too far behind.
USC had the strongest signing day. Urban Meyer inked his best class. Florida State grabbed the best available player. But Bama remains No. 1 in the second edition of the Way-Too-Early Top 25.
USC stole the spotlight, but it wasn't the only Pac-12 power to ace national signing day. With six teams in the top 30, the Pac-12 made its presence felt on the recruiting trail.
The rich got richer during the past hour of signing day, as Alabama, Michigan and Florida signed three of the top remaining ESPN 300 prospects.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Mike Riley is set to address the media in minutes at Nebraska after a final push that produced mixed results here. The Cornhuskers landed ESPN 300 CB Elijah Blades over Florida but lost athletes Greg Johnson (to USC) and Michael Onyemaobi (to TCU) in addition to receivers Jamire Calvin (to Washington State) and Joseph Lewis (to USC).
Washington State linebacker Logan Tago has been suspended indefinitely after reaching a plea bargain related to a June incident in which he allegedly hit a man and stole beer from him.
Can the Cougars start the year better, get the ball to their running backs in the passing game and continue the improvement on defense?
Mike Leach's season ran aground
Wazzu's eight-game winning streak was followed by three closing losses, including one to a Minnesota team that nearly skipped the Holiday Bowl. Leach is left answering more questions heading into the 2017 season. Coaches' stock (Insider)
Two major returns for Cougars
Cody O'Connell went from a backup in 2015 to one of the nation's most acclaimed linemen. And Luke Falk returns for his senior season with a staggering 10,629 career passing yards and 1,017 completions. Top 25 returning players (Insider)
Let's take a look ahead and rank the top 25 players who will return next season in the Pac-12.
Washington State coach Mike Leach calls out SEC and its offenses as being nothing special.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Here is Washington State's schedule in 2017: Sept. 2 vs Montana State; Sept. 9 vs Boise State; Sept. 16 vs Oregon State; Sept. 23 vs Nevada; Sept. 29 vs USC; Oct. 8 at Oregon; Oct. 13 at Cal; Oct. 21 vs Colorado; Oct. 28 at Arizona; Nov. 4 vs Stanford; Nov. 11 at Utah; Nov. 25 at Washington
Cougars still OK after draft declaration
Washington State will benefit from the return of QB Luke Falk for his senior season, writes Adam Rittenberg. Falk has thrown for 10,888 yards and 89 touchdowns in his past three seasons. Winners and losers (Insider)
Oregon and Washington State should feel good about their returning players, but the same can't be said for Stanford after it lost Christian McCaffrey.