The madness that is the Pac-12 South will finally be resolved after the Trojans and Bruins battle on Saturday night. The winner of the South division will face the winner of the North division next week, for a berth in the Rose Bowl.
Midway through the 3rd quarter when Arizona State was leading Oregon, and the Ducks were down to a backup QB and LMJ was hurt, it was looking like the Sun Devils were not only going to take the South division by a landslide, but we’re serious contenders for the Rose Bowl…
Even though the Bruins are double-digit underdogs against #18 Arizona State on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl, UCLA remains extremely confident in their game against the Sun Devils.
Colorado had already struggled through its first Pac-12 season, losing one game after another while adjusting to the speed of the conference. That, as the Buffaloes quickly found out, was only a prelude to Saturday’s game against Oregon.
The Pac-12 conference has reprimanded USC QB Matt Barkley for his comments about ASU LB Vontaze Burfict before Saturday’s loss to the Sun Devils.
With USC ineligible for the postseason, Arizona State could be the favorite to reach the inaugural Pac-12 championship game out of the South Division.
Arizona State starting defensive end Junior Onyeali (on-yay-lee) is expected to miss at least six weeks due to torn knee cartilage.
No high school football player can officially sign with a college until February, but Pac-12 schools like Arizona State and Washington are cleaning up on recruiting local football players.
Regardless of what side you are taking in the current NFL labor dispute, football fans can agree that our Sundays are going to feel very empty in the fall if there is no NFL football.