The good folks at Ducks Wire had to love seeing the archrival Washington Huskies lose. Nothing makes a weekend in Eugene better than an Oregon win combined with a U-Dub loss. That’s what the Ducks and their fans received in Week 5 of the Pac-12 season. Now that this shakeup has occurred in the Pac-12, what does Ducks Wire think about the state of play in the Pac-12? Who is number one in the conference?
Beyond the No. 1 question, there is also the matter of who is No. 3? Utah and UCLA are jostling for position behind USC and Oregon. Then the other Pacific Northwest schools — Oregon State, Washington State, and Washington — are in the middle tier.
We can all agree on this: Colorado is the worst team in the Pac-12, and Stanford is 11th.
Enjoy Ducks Wire’s full Pac-12 power rankings below:
From Ducks Wire staff writer Andy Patton:
Colorado’s offense wasn’t terrible against Arizona on Saturday, but the defense didn’t come to play — giving up 43 points on six touchdowns from Jayden de Laura — and the Buffs remain winless.
More from Patton:
Tanner McKee and the Stanford offense were listless against Oregon on Saturday, and an extremely sloppy second quarter sank the Cardinal in this one.
USC let Arizona State hang around for far too long in the first half, but ultimately Lincoln Riley’s team put away the Sun Devils.
The team without a coach has a lot of work to do to get back to Pac-12 relevance.
Cal failed to score a touchdown until the fourth quarter against Washington State. While the defense didn’t look too bad, this team is ultimately still not strong enough on the offensive end to contend in the Pac-12.
Arizona’s new look offense opened up and dropped 43 points on Saturday evening, thanks to six touchdowns from Jayden de Laura. Of course, it…
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Publish date : 2022-10-02 21:59:50
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