Back with the Pac: Week 7

Oct 18, 2018
Welcome to Back with the Pac: Week 7 where we look at the most unpredictable conference in college football! The main event of the weekend was Oregon vs Washington which lived up to all of the hype. W...

ATTENTION: We Have Achieved Blood Week 2018

Oct 15, 2018
It happened. Mayhem Week, Blood Week, Chaos Week, whatever you call it, it happened Week 7 of the 2018 CFB Season. A Week where every team dreads and prays that their team will not be apart of… ...

Back with the Pac: Week 6

Oct 10, 2018
We are now officially half way through the college football season which is hard to believe. This past weekend, any chance of a Pac-12 football team reaching the playoff seems to have disappeared. Wit...

SU25: Week 7

Oct 9, 2018
We’re halfway through the 2018 college football season and our rankings are starting to take tremendous form. More confidence in Michigan and Texas in actual rank, but not too much change in the...

Marching Bands: College Football’s Secret Weapon

Oct 9, 2018
The age-old debate about whether the NFL product is better than the NCAA’s commodity is easily settled: the NFL lacks marching bands. The Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins escape blame he...

Buck’s CFB Breakdown: Week 5 Edition

Oct 4, 2018
Everybody’s favorite series is back. Who am I kidding every series I do is your favorite series. Nonetheless let me tell what happened over the last few weeks even though you already know what h...

Back with the Pac: Week 5

Oct 3, 2018
Week five of Pac-12 football has come and gone revealing the contenders and pretenders of each division are beginning to form. The North continues to prove it is the stronger division, but we might be...

#7 Stanford vs #20 Oregon Film Session

Sep 28, 2018
Ya hey we all know why you are here. So no foreplay lets just dive right in to everyone’s favorite series. Obviously to view all the plays you can visit my twitter page where I posted them. Whil...

Back with the Pac: Week 4

Sep 26, 2018
With week 4 bringing us the beginning of conference play, #Pac12AfterDark was in full effect! Oregon vs Stanford was the premier game in the conference this past weekend, and it lived up to all of the...

Back with the PAC: Week 3

Sep 19, 2018
Welcome to the first edition of Back with the PAC where we look at the good, the bad, and the ugly happening around the Conference of Champions during football season! Each week will feature a breakdo...

Loser of the Week: Week 2

Sep 12, 2018
Week two featured some spectacular losers. Florida lost to Kentucky for the first time in 31 years, and the North Carolina Tar Heels got blown out by East Carolina. But this week’s loser of the ...

DO NOT HIT THE PANIC BUTTON, ARIZONA WILDCATS FANS

Sep 11, 2018
Coming into the season, the Arizona Wildcats had dreams of having a successful season behind new head coach Kevin Sumlin and Heisman candidate Khalil Tate. Yet here we are two weeks into the college f...

Biggest Win/Most Cupcake Win of the Week

Sep 6, 2018
College football is back! Week 1 has finally come and gone, and there were some great games and some not so great games. This new weekly series is pretty simple: the biggest win of the week in terms o...

On the Biggest Stage the PAC-12 Comes Up Short…Again

Sep 4, 2018
When you think of PAC-12 football in big time games against the SEC there are not too many fond memories that come to mind. No matter how good a PAC-12 team is, they just never seem to stack up to foo...

Student Union College Football Preview: Pac 12 Poll

Aug 17, 2018
The “big three” at the top of the Pac 12 North may be able to compete with those of any division in the country. Because of these teams being super tough, there being five new coaches in t...

Student Union CFB Preview: Washington

Aug 17, 2018
What Chris Petersen is building up in Seattle still isn’t getting enough attention nationally. In the past two seasons, Washington has made the College Football Playoff and then after retooling ...

Student Union CFB Preview: Stanford Cardinal

Aug 17, 2018
For the past decade of PAC-12 football, the Stanford Cardinals have built up a reputation for good coaching, a dominant run game, and winning a lot of football games. The same was true in 2017. The Ca...

Student Union CFB Preview: USC Trojans

Aug 17, 2018
Clay Helton and the USC Trojans survived an early-season upset at the hands of Washington State and a mid-season demolition on the road against rival Notre Dame to win the PAC-12 championship in 2017....

Student Union College Football Preview: Oregon Ducks

Aug 16, 2018
Oregon is known possibly as much for their uniforms as they are for their football. The “University of Nike” seemingly has a new uniform design every week, yet, in football they haven̵...

Student Union CFB Preview: Utah

Aug 16, 2018
Kyle Whittingham has been one of the country’s most consistent coaches during his tenure at Utah. However, many are questioning when the division title is going to come. In 14 seasons as the hea...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arizona

Aug 15, 2018
After a strong season under Rich Rodriguez last year, Kevin Sumlin will come to Tuscon to try to keep the momentum going for the Wildcats. Sumlin will have a ton of weapons on the offense with the ele...

Student Union CFB Preview: UCLA Bruins

Aug 15, 2018
UCLA has had a very odd but productive offseason, with Jim Mora, Josh Rosen, and others leaving the team, while new faces such as Chip Kelly, Wilton Speight, and others have joined the team. The team ...

Student Union CFB Preview: California

Aug 15, 2018
While Cal wasn’t anything special last year, second year head coach Justin Wilcox certainly has this team trending in the right direction. The division that they are in makes things tough, but a...

Student Union CFB Preview: Arizona State

Aug 14, 2018
The Sun Devils have a new light shining on them with the hire of Head Coach Herm Edwards. Edwards also brings with him a ton of NFL  talent in guys like Antonio Pierce and Kevin Mawae to held turn th...

Student Union CFB Preview: Colorado Buffaloes

Aug 13, 2018
After a surprise 2016 season which was capped with a PAC-12 South championship, the Colorado Buffaloes took a step back into reality in 2017. Colorado finished last in the South with a record 5-7 with...

2018 Team Preview: Oregon State

Aug 13, 2018
To be frank, it doesn’t look great.  After an abysmal 1-11 2017 season that included a coaching change after a 1-5 start, things seems to have hit rock bottom in Corvallis.  That being said, t...

Rich Rodriguez: An Odyssey

Jun 18, 2018
Rich Rodriguez recently found himself out of a job. His path leading to quasi-retirement is one of the most fascinating stories in college football. Rich Rod started in the old Big East and eventually...

Who Are The System QB Teams In College Football

May 21, 2018
We hear it all the time. “*Insert NFL QB Here* is a system Quarterback.” Most notably, QB’s such as Blake Bortles, Joe “Elite” Flacco, and even Thomas Edward Patrick Brad...

Weeks 3 & 4: Curb Your Optimism

May 1, 2018
These two weeks feature some make or break games for teams with zero margin for error in 2018. In parts of America, fall will start to creep into college football stadiums. In other parts, it’s ...

Best College Entrances/Traditions Pt.2

Apr 4, 2018
WE ARE BACK….. A lot of people loved and hated my last one… So with the official college “offseason” starting, I’m gonna be cranking these out weekly. In my last one, a...

UCLA 2018 NSD: Hows Chip Kelly Doing?

Feb 7, 2018
Chip Kelly is in the Captain seat for UCLA, and his first big task is National Signing Day. Can the offensive mastermind create a new era in LA and bring UCLA back into national contention? So far, he...

2018 Senior Bowl Wrap Up

Jan 27, 2018
DONT PANIC, BUT THIS IS THE LAST OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL UNTIL SUMMER. (Okay, I guess there’s Spring Ball but who really cares about glorified two-hand touch with pads?) The 2018 Senior Bowl has com...

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski Passes Away

Jan 17, 2018
Washington State redshirt sophomore quarterback, Tyler Hilinski was found dead in his apartment due to an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound according to police. A suicide note was apparently found...

Kevin Sumlin to Arizona

Jan 16, 2018
Kevin Sumlin has officially agreed with Arizona to become their next head coach, first reported by SiriusXM. Sumlin’s decision comes after a tumultuous season with Texas A&M. Sumlin is known...

Stanford’s Bryce Love to return for senior season

Jan 16, 2018
In the final hours before last night’s midnight deadline for college players to declare for the NFL draft, Stanford running back Bryce Love announced his intention to return to school for the 20...

Rich Rod’s Job was safe…. So we thought

Jan 4, 2018
Early in the college football preseason, the Wildcats of Arizona were not expected to amount to much, with a realistic expectation at four games. Rich Rodriguez and his team threw away those predictio...

Rosen and Darnold Declare For NFL

Jan 4, 2018
Two days removed from the College Football Playoff semi-finals, both Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold declared for the NFL draft. The two Pac-12 quarterbacks are actually the two youngest of the elite quart...

Alamo Bowl Preview: #15 TCU vs #13 Stanford

Dec 28, 2017
No. 13 Stanford (9-4) vs. No. 15 TCU (10-3) Dec. 28, 9 p.m. ET, San Antonio, Texas (ESPN) TCU -3, O/U: 49 The 25th edition of the Valero Alamo Bowl will feature two top 15 teams that are both coming o...

Purdue wins in Late Shootout

Dec 27, 2017
For the first time since the 2011 Little Caesar’s Bowl, the Purdue Boilermakers are have won a bowl game. After more then doubling their win total from last year, head coach Jeff Brohm has the B...

Desert Hot Takes Episode #8

Dec 1, 2017
The boys from the dessert are back at it again and discussing the sensational drama known as the college football coaching carousel. The podcast opens with ASU firing Todd Graham and hiring Herm Edwar...

2017 PAC-12 Championship Preview: USC vs Stanford

Dec 1, 2017
USC is looking to win its first conference championship since 2011 while Stanford is trying to win its 4th conference title in seven years, extending their decade long dominance over the PAC-12 confer...

Herm Edwards Expected to be ASU Next Coach

Dec 1, 2017
Rumours have been confirmed that ASU athletic director, Ray Anderson, plans to make ESPN football analyst Herm Edwards the Sun Devils next head coach, pending the university president’s approval. Ed...

Ducks Land Another 4-Star LB in Winston

Nov 27, 2017
A year ago, the Oregon Ducks football program had missed out on U.S. Army All-American defensive tackle Marlon Tuipulotu and four-star legacy cornerback Elijah Molden, placing their in-state recruitin...

Tempe cools down, Todd Graham’s hot seat is vacant

Nov 27, 2017
Arizona State head football coach Todd Graham was fired shortly after beating rival Arizona in the Territorial Cup. The Sun Devils came back after halftime to beat the Wildcats 42-30 in Tempe on Satur...

Chip Kelly Makes his Glorious Return to the Pac-12

Nov 25, 2017
It has been five long years since Chip Kelly has coached in a college football game. Today, the former mastermind behind the explosive Oregon offenses of 2009 to 2012 has returned to the Pac-12 confer...

Jim Mora out at UCLA

Nov 21, 2017
Much to the surprise of no one, Jim Mora was let go as the head football coach of UCLA on Sunday. Many were surprised that it didn’t actually happen sooner. They definitely did him dirty though ...

How the Rankings SHOULD Look on Tuesday

Nov 12, 2017
You hear coaches say that the midseason rankings don’t matter and they don’t pay attention to them. On an extremely superficial level, sure. If you’re in the top 4 after week 8, it does not guar...

JJ Taylor is the Best RB You Haven’t Heard Of (Yet)

Nov 3, 2017
When I sat down to watch some late-night PAC 12 action on September 22nd, little did I know that I would discover a talent that most of the country had not seen play before. It wasn’t just his q...

Mr. October Aka Khalil Tate: Rich Rod’s Saving Grace

Nov 3, 2017
Mr. October aka Khalil Tate Tucson, Arizona A sub-par Arizona team went into September at 2-2, without very much to look forward to. With a difficult schedule approaching and narrow losses to Houston ...

Is Arizona the Team to Beat in the Pac-12 South?

Oct 30, 2017
Khalil Tate Tate is pretty much the entire reason that the Arizona Wildcats are relevant, now in a two-team race with USC for the Pac-12 South title. The Wildcats have gone 4-0 since Tate took over un...