Stanford has been picked by the Pac-12 coaches to win the conference title again this season behind reigning Player of the Year Chiney Ogwumike.
Gonzaga has been chosen to win the West Coast Conference by the league’s coaches.
Two passes. Two incompletions. And that was that as No. 5 Stanford’s 13-game winning streak was snapped, falling 27-21 to Utah on Saturday.
Ty Montgomery had 290 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, and fifth-ranked Stanford held on to beat No. 15 Washington 31-28 on Saturday night
A majority of the Pac-12, including Cal, has moved to some type of hurry-up, no-huddle system. Holdouts still running largely pro-style offenses include Stanford, Oregon State, and USC.
The feeling of disappointment and despair in the locker room after losing 17-13 at Washington last season is something that Stanford players will never forget.
Lane Kiffin, you might remember, is the same guy who thought he could teach the late Al Davis a thing or two about football when hired by the Oakland Raiders as the youngest head coach in the NFL’s modern era.
Steve Sarkisian said he wouldn’t comment about “hypothetical scenarios” involving USC’s coaching job and that this situation provides a chance to prove his team can avoid the outside chatter heading into Saturday’s showdown at No. 5 Stanford.
Cal has kicked defensive end Chris McCain off the squad for conduct detrimental to the football team.
For all the brute force Stanford shows, from its jumbo “elephant” package of offensive linemen to its bruising running backs, there is an element of the Cardinal offense often goes overlooked.
Gonzaga with this win, will be in the conversation for top team in the country.
Unranked Cal takes care of business against Arizona and causes major problems on the defense.