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UCLA has good chances vs. Utah
UCLA is just 3-4, but ESPN's FPI gives the Bruins a 74 percent chance to knock off No. 19 Utah at home. The 6-1 Utes have outscored their opponents by just 8.4 points per game.
Washington comes off its bye with a home date against Oregon State; Washington State looks to keep it rolling at Arizona State.
Alabama will host top-40 recruits Baron Browning and LaBryan Ray for its huge showdown with Texas A&M. What are the chances the Tide land these ESPN 300 prospects?
Can No. 19 Utah pass the next two tests?
The 6-1 Utes can legitimize their Pac-12 title chances if they can survive UCLA and No. 5 Washington. But the non-conference schedule and loss at Cal could haunt them. Bubble watch
Washington's playoff fate and how Colorado and Utah fare in the South are things to keep an eye on as the Pac-12 schedule hits the second half.
Colorado and Utah, both 3-1 in league play, face difficult road tests in Week 8, while Oregon and Cal face off in a Friday night matchup.
Williams was done with football. He felt physically and emotionally drained. After some coaxing from teammates and coaches, he changed his mind.
Wishnowsky is a midseason All-American
The latest Aussie punter at Utah, Mitch Wishnowsky, leads the nation in punting average (49.1). He's placed 15 of his 31 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line. Midseason All-Americans
The Pac-12 will send a team to the College Football Playoff and a player to New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
UCLA QB Josh Rosen participated in practice today, but his status for the Bruins' game against Utah on Saturday is unclear. Coach Jim Mora will likely try to keep Utah guessing about his availability up until pregame, but the assumption here is that Rosen will likely start against the Utes.
Washington and Washington State are the final two Pac-12 teams unbeaten in conference play.
While USC has the Pac-12's top class, the league is lagging behind the rest of the Power 5 with several teams below 10 commitments.
What if one-loss Utah wins the Pac-12?
No. 19 Utah currently leads the Pac-12 South, but the Utes' schedule is about to get tougher. Would the Utes' weak non-conference slate be an issue for the CFP committee? Chaos scenarios
Pac-12 leader Washington leads the way with nine players on our midseason all-conference team.
Who could take down the Huskies?
Washington is the top playoff contender in the Pac-12, but Utah is in the picture. Colorado is the FPI favorite to win the Pac-12 South, while Washington State can play spoiler. Dinich: Second-half preview
Holy War nominated for best finish
With 18 seconds left, BYU went for the 2-point conversion and the win over rival Utah. But the Utes stopped the Cougars to preserve a 20-19 victory. Was it the best finish to a game in the first half of the season? Vote now!
Washington is the clear favorite in the Pac-12 North, but the Pac-12 is as unpredictable as ever.
As the season picks up steam in the Pac-12, signs are pointing to an exciting stretch run for Colorado and monster stakes for the Apple Cup.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Just like last week, UCLA coach Jim Mora said he is hopeful QB Josh Rosen will play this week, but he did not provide anything definitive about his status for the game against Utah.
Not much has gone as expected in the Pac-12 this season, as each division has some clear-cut frontrunners but also the potential for mass confusion.
It's been a wild college football ride so far in 2016. Exhibit A: Look back at any preseason All-American team, then compare it with our midseason lineup. (Hint: They're very different.)
Utah trending up in Power Rankings
Injuries have depleted Utah's offensive line and running back positions, so not surprisingly, the Utes slogged through a 19-14 win at Oregon State. But they need to get healthier soon, as Washington looms in two weeks. Week 7 Power Rankings
David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer
Still only two Pac-12 teams in the new AP Poll: No. 5 Washington, No. 19 Utah. The Huskies stay put on their bye week; the Utes move up two spots after winning at Oregon State.
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