Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas Still Efficient in Featured Role

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Oregon‘s De’Anthony Thomas is so fast and explosive that it seems every time he touches the ball, it’s a huge gain for the Ducks. He averaged more than 9 yards per carry and nearly 12 yards per reception across his […]

Young Quarterbacks Struggle for Oklahoma, West Virginia

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Each team recorded four turnovers on Saturday night, but one of the big takeaways from the Oklahoma – West Virginia game is that both programs are still trying to find their offensive firepower after losing their longtime starting quarterbacks to […]

Can Arizona State Keep Sacramento State from a Third Straight Win Over the Pac-12?

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Scheduling FCS opponents early in the season has become a college football tradition, a way for major college programs to start the season 1-0 while easing into a new football season. As eight FCS teams proved last weekend, though, not […]

Is Oregon State’s Mike Riley Back on the Hot Seat After Beavers’ Loss to Eastern Washington?

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Oregon State head coach Mike Riley had plenty of critics after the Beavers’ 3-9 season in 2011, but many of them quieted down after OSU bounced back with a 9-4 finish last season. Riley has weathered plenty of calls for his […]

A Tale of Two Halves: Trevor Knight’s Debut as Oklahoma Sooners Quarterback

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Trevor Knight was Bob Stoops‘ surprise pick to be the new starting quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners, and while his first-half jitters had fans clamoring for backup Blake Bell, the redshirt freshman overcame his early struggles to lead the Sooners to a 34-0 […]

Quarterback C.J. Brown Makes Up for Lost Time in Maryland Terrapins’ Season Opener

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Maryland Terrapins quarterback C.J. Brown showed Terps fans exactly what they were missing last season with a huge game against Florida International in the season opener. The senior suffered a torn ACL in a scrimmage before the 2012 season, the […]

Did Lane Kiffin’s Failure to Make a Decision Doom USC Trojans’ Quarterback Cody Kessler?

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USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin was adamant that he didn’t know who the Trojans’ new starting quarterback would be and wouldn’t name Matt Barkley‘s permanent replacement until after the first game. But someone had to take the first snap, and […]

Game Time! What to Watch Around the Pac-12 in Week One

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Untested USC Trojans Tailbacks Could Break Out in Hawaii

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  Quarterback isn’t the only position where the USC Trojans football team will be breaking in new starters in week one. Silas Redd‘s long road to recovery from spring knee surgery means the team will be forced to rely on inexperienced rushers […]

Do USC Trojans Have Two Equally Good QBs, or Just One Bad Head Coach?

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In one week, the USC Trojans will be preparing for their second game of the 2013 season, but with just days until the opener kicks off, head coach Lane Kiffin still hasn’t announced who will be the quarterback. Publicly, he maintains […]

Wide Left, Wide Right, and Straight Through the Uprights: The Pac-12’s Top 15 Kickers in 2013

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Is Depth Already an Issue for USC Trojans?

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It’s never good when the injury bug comes around, but when a team is operating with reduced roster numbers like the USC Trojans, the effects can be even more devastating. When the NCAA handed USC three seasons of scholarship reductions […]