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Stanford’s Andrew Luck and Oregon’s LaMichael James (Ezra Shaw/Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Stanford, Oregon Dominating Pac -12 Football

Despite improvements by teams like Arizona State and Washington that have added depth to the conference, the Pac-12 is still being dominated by the teams at the top.

10/25/2011

Andrew Luck #12 of the Stanford Cardinal throws a pass against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the 2011 Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on January 3, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Luck Leads Stanford Past Virginia Tech In Orange Bowl

Andrew Luck threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns Monday night to lead fifth-ranked Stanford past No. 12 Virginia Tech 40-12.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/03/2011

Stanford head football coach Jim Harbaugh. (AP Photo)

Harbaugh Says Stanford Fans Will Show Up At Orange Bowl

Even though the Cardinal are playing some 2,500 miles away from the home stadium they don’t always fill, coach Jim Harbaugh is confident.

CBS San Francisco–12/08/2010

Andrew Luck and Tyrod Taylor will lead their teams to the Orange Bowl (Streeter Lecka/Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Stanford To Face Red-Hot Virginia Tech In Orange Bowl

Stanford earned a bid Sunday to face the Hokies in the BCS bowl on Jan. 3. The berth caps a remarkable resurgence for the fifth-ranked Cardinal, who have gone from 1-11 to 11-1 in four years.

CBS San Francisco–12/06/2010

Running back Tyler Gaffney #25 of the Stanford Cardinal breaks through the line as he is tackled by linebacker Casey Matthews #55 of the Oregon Ducks in the first quarter of the game at Autzen Stadium on October 2, 2010 in Eugene, Oregon. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Oregon Gets Pac-10 BCS Berth; Stanford Hopes For At-Large Pick

(CBS / AP) — The Oregon Ducks and Auburn Tigers locked up spots in the national title game Saturday. Ranked No. 1 in the AP Top 25, Oregon (12-0) defeated Oregon State 37-20 and No. […]

CBS San Francisco–12/04/2010

Stanford head football coach Jim Harbaugh. (AP Photo)

Stanford’s Harbaugh Has Concerns With BCS

Now that Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh has had time to study how the Bowl Championship Series works, he has some problems with what he’s learned.

CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

Stanford Football

No. 7 Stanford Focused Only On ASU — Not Bowl Bids

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford is in the precarious position of not controlling its own fate. It’s not the Cardinal’s fault, though. They’ve done just about everything expected to reach the Rose Bowl for the […]

CBS San Francisco–11/13/2010

Oregon wide receiver Jeff Maehl #23 heads up the field with a pass reception as Cal defenders Eddie Young #9 and Marcus Ezeff #29 apply pressure at Autzen Stadium on September 26, 2009 in Eugene, Oregon. Oregon won the game 42-3. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Cal To Take Best Shot At Top Ranked Ducks

Just a year ago when California played Oregon, it was the Golden Bears who had the title hopes while the Ducks were trying to find their way. Boy, how things have changed.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010

Running back Tyler Gaffney #25 of the Stanford Cardinal breaks through the line as he is tackled by linebacker Casey Matthews #55 of the Oregon Ducks in the first quarter of the game at Autzen Stadium on October 2, 2010 in Eugene, Oregon. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Pac-10 Parity Hurting Stanford, Other Teams’ Bowl Bids

Except for Oregon at the top and Washington State at the bottom, the Pac-10 has played out just like its coaches predicted, a win-one, lose-one trade off by teams unable distinguish themselves from one another.

CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

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