Welcome to Kickoff Week. Here are the most pressing issues and compelling storylines in the Pac-12 this season.
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USC is talented enough to win against Alabama, but it just feels unlikely.
The Sydney Cup featured Hawaii versus Cal, but another Pac-12 school had representation, with a Washington State flag appearing in the crowd.
Jessica Shobar ESPN Producer
College GameDay didn't make the trip to Sydney, Australia, but the Washington St flag did!
The Cougars' passing attack could be even better than last year, but the front seven may not be good enough to make them title contenders.
A Pac-12 vs. SEC matchup highlights the league's Week 1 action, as well as the highly anticipated debuts of two quarterbacks.
In the Pac-12, Oregon gets all the fashion coverage. But there are classic looks and bold colors. Now you get to choose the league's best.
For best pure passer, the Herbie goes to ...
Kirk Herbstreit names Washington State's Luke Falk, Miami's Brad Kaaya, Southern Miss' Nick Mullens, UCLA's Josh Rosen and Cal's Davis Webb as nominees for the nation's best "pure passers." 2016 Herbies
Shalom Luani, a free safety for Washington State, was arrested early Wednesday morning. He is accused of breaking a 20-year-old's nose.
Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer
The Pullman Police Dept. confirmed that Washington State safety Shalom Luani was arrested early Wednesday morning and booked on second-degree felony assault chargers for allegedly breaking the nose of a 20-year-old man during an altercation at a Dominos Pizza. Luani was all-conference honorable mention in 2015 and finished third on the team with 90 tackles. The arrest comes on the heels of an investigation involving multiple WSU football players for another alleged assault at a house party. Cmdr. Chris Tennant of the Pullman Police Dept. said he hopes that investigation will be wrapped up this week.
Pac-12 coordinators were in demand for head coaching vacancies this offseason, but the cupboard is far from bare. Here are six of the league's best.
The Reese's Senior Bowl watch list was released Tuesday. Utah leads among Pac-12 teams with nine players, but every Pac-12 team has at least one.
The Pac-12 doesn't seem to understand the value of rest, or tactical scheduling, for that matter. It may end up dashing the league's playoff chances.
Can anyone slow down Alabama in the SEC? Can Florida State dethrone Clemson in the ACC? And who wins the Big Ten? Our conference reporters debate these topics and more.
The Pac-12 reporters make their picks for 2016. It's hard to bet against Stanford and Christian McCaffrey, but there are a few surprises.
Washington State and Stanford players lead the all-conference offense, while Utah and Washington players stand out on defense.
A team-by-team ranking of the top offensive line groups in the Pac-12.
It's no surprise that Washington State looks the strongest at wide receiver, followed by USC and Oregon.
It's time to rank the Pac-12's running back corps, which are loaded and led by Heisman runner-up Christian McCaffrey from Stanford.
The latest look at Pac-12 position group concerns the conference's secondaries, which are deep and talented at the Los Angeles schools, among others.
Can Hercules Mata'afa play every down?
The Wazzu defensive end made 11 tackles for loss, including seven sacks, as a rush specialist last season. But can he emerge as an every-down lineman? Breakout players (Insider)
Washington State's Luke Falk has the potential to put together one of the most statistically prolific passing seasons in college football history.
Ever wonder where big-time college football coaches, from Harbaugh to Fisher to Saban, go to get away? Here's your insider's guide.
Washington's defense should remain the envy of the Pac-12 and its front seven is a big reason why. Here's a look at the units across the league.
Stanford has some questions, but with Christian McCaffrey leading the defending conference champs, putting the Cardinal atop our rankings makes sense.
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