Heading into the season, the Pac-12 rivalry game likely to be separated by the most distance in the standings was the Big Game. With Stanford looking to challenge for a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff and Cal looking to escape the conference cellar, the fact that these two teams are playing for bowl eligibility this weekend is somewhat surreal.
about 679 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Official visits are beginning in earnest in the Pac-12, as several conference programs will host impact weekends. Despite no Pac-12 games in California this weekend, a handful of potential impact visitors will hit the campuses of several conference programs, as schools that don't always carry the recruiting banner for the Pac-12 have a chance to take center stage this weekend.
about 740 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Steve Sarkisian added some intrigue to the future of USC's quarterback recruiting last week with a pair of offers to Class of 2016 prospects Shea Patterson and K.J. Costello. It may seem a little early to be jockeying for position with players who haven't started their junior years of high school yet, but that's not the case in the current world of quarterback recruiting.
about 785 days ago | Garry Paskwietz and Johnny Curren | NCF On The Trail