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  1. Bl0ndeRedHead

    Bl0ndeRedHead Official TSO Pothead

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    SEASON 1 PAC-12 PREVIEW

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    Preseason Rankings
    #3 Stanford Cardinal
    #5 Oregon Ducks
    #25 Arizona State Sun Devils
    #29 USC Trojans
    #31 Utah Utes
    #45 Oregon State Beavers
    #49 Washington Huskies
    #55 California Golden Bears
    #56 Arizona Wildcats
    #80 UCLA Bruins
    #89 Colorado Buffaloes
    #93 Washington State Cougars

    Preseason All-Americans
    QB Andrew Luck - Stanford (1st Team)​
    RB LaMichael James - Oregon (1st Team)​
    WR James Roders - Oregon State (2nd Team)​
    LOLB Chase Thomas - Stanford (1st Team)​
    FS John Boyett - Oregon (2nd Team)​
    P David Green - Stanford (2nd Team)​

    All Pac-12 by Lindy's Sports
    1st Team Offense
    QB Andrew Luck - Stanford​
    RB LaMichael James - Oregon​
    RB Owen Marecic - Stanford​
    WR Juron Criner - Arizona​
    WR Jeff Maehl - Oregon​
    TE David Paulson - Oregon​
    OL Chase Beeler - Stanford​
    OL David DeCastro - Stanford​
    OL Jordan Holmes - Oregon​
    OL Jonathan Martin - Stanford​
    OL Tyron Smith - USC​

    1st Team Defense
    DL Jurrell Casey - USC​
    DL Cameron Jordan - California​
    DL Stephen Paea - Oregon State​
    DL Brooks Reed - Arizona​
    LB Akeem Ayers - UCLA​
    LB Mason Foster - Washington​
    LB Casey Matthews - Oregon​
    DB Omar Bolden - Arizona State​
    DB Chris Conte - California​
    DB Talmadge Jackson - Oregon​
    DB Rahim Moore - UCLA​
    P Bryan Anger - California​
    K Nate Whitaker - Stanford​
    RET - Robert Woods - USC​

    2nd Team Offense
    QB Darron Thomas - Oregon​
    RB Johnathan Franklin - UCLA​
    RB Chris Polk - Washington​
    WR Doug Baldwin - Stanford​
    WR Jermaine Kearse - Washington​
    TE Coby Fleener - Stanford​
    OL Colin Baxter - Arizona​
    OL Adam Grant - Arizona​
    OL Alex Linnenkohl - Oregon State​
    OL Mitchell Schwartz - California​
    OL Bo Thran - Oregon​

    2nd Team Defense
    DL Brandon Blair - Oregon​
    DL Ricky Elmore - Arizona​
    DL Sione Fua - Stanford​
    DL Kenny Rowe - Oregon​
    LB Vontaze Burfict - Arizona State​
    LB Mychal Kendricks - California​
    LB Mike Mohamed - California​
    DB Cliff Harris - Oregon​
    DB Delano Howell - Stanford​
    DB T.J. McDonald - USC​
    DB Nate Williams - Washington​
    P - Jeff Locke - UCLA​
    K - Kai Forbath - UCLA​
    RET - Omar Bolden - Arizona State​

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    TEAM PREVIEWS

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    OVR: A​
    OFF: A​
    DEF: B+​
    SPT: A-​

    The Good:
    So much skill on offense it's incredible, and the defense is good enough.​
    The Bad:
    Some departures at key positions could hurt the Ducks this year.​
    Season Outlook:
    Ducks should get past Stanford in the North and be the class of the new Pac-12.​

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    OVR: B+​
    OFF: B+​
    DEF: B+​
    SPT: C​

    The Good:
    Matt Barkley and Robert Woods lead what could be the best offense in the Pac-12.​
    The Bad:
    Holes abound on the defensive and special teams side of the ball.​
    Season Outlook:
    USC has top 25 talent for sure, and that should lead them to a division title.​

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    OVR: B+​
    OFF: B+​
    DEF: B+​
    SPT: C​

    The Good:
    Lots of experience everywhere, and the defense could be the best in the conference.​
    The Bad:
    ASU has yet to show it can turn potential into consistent winning in the Pac-12.​
    Season Outlook:
    The South is weak this year, so expect the Sun Devils to make a run for the division title.​

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    OVR: B+​
    OFF: B+​
    DEF: B​
    SPT: B+​

    The Good:
    The offensive line and secondary have experience, and Katz may be good enough at QB.​
    The Bad:
    The loss of Jacquizz Rodgers is enough, but the defensive front has also lost a lot of talent.​
    Season Outlook:
    Lack of star power means the Beavers could have a rough road to hoe in the North.​

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    FRESHMAN TO WATCH

    WR George Farmer - 81 OVR - USC​
    HB DeAnthony Thomas - 80 OVR - Oregon​
    TE Colt Lyerla - 79 OVR - Oregon​
    WR Marqise Lee - 77 OVR - USC​
    MLB Lamar Dawson - 78 OVR - USC​

    SEASON PREDICTIONS
    North
    1. Oregon: 12-0​
    2. Stanford: 10-2​
    3. Oregon State: 9-3​
    4. Washington: 6-6​
    5. California: 5-7​
    6. Washington St.: 3-9​

    South
    1. USC: 11-1​
    2. Arizona State: 10-2​
    3. Utah: 8-4​
    4. Arizona: 7-5​
    5. UCLA: 5-7​
    6. Colorado: 5-8​

    PAC 12 Championship:​
    Oregon over USC​

    POTY: HB LaMichael James - Oregon​

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    Feel free to discuss all Pac-12 happenings in here. I will be updating it weekly with injuries, players of the week, conference matchups, etc.​

     
  2. DreSmithJr

    DreSmithJr It Be So EMPTY, WITHOUT ME...

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    It will take a lot of luck to be 11-1 lol. I'm planning for next year already.
     
  3. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    It's impossible for CU to go 4-8. We have a 13 game schedule with no bye weeks and we should start out 4-1.

    And in all my dynasties, CU's gone to a bowl game every year.
     
  4. Bl0ndeRedHead

    Bl0ndeRedHead Official TSO Pothead

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    Had no idea they played 13 games.

    And I see you starting 3-2 before losing 4-5 straight ;)
     
  5. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    Nah

    Hawaii - Replacing their whole O line
    Cal - New QB making first road start in a new system against BCS team
    CSU - They're terrible
    OSU - Loss
    WSU - See CSU

    The rest is a bitch though.
     
  6. Bl0ndeRedHead

    Bl0ndeRedHead Official TSO Pothead

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    I would hope they start 4-1, cuz I can see them losing every game after that (they probably won't finish with 8 straight losses though)

    And is that Hawaii game home or away? That's a big deal when it comes to playing the Warriors
     
  7. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    It's away but Hawaii is replacing their whole offensive line and lost a 1000 yard receiver and rusher and CU has one of the better D lines in the Pac 12 and when you have to replace your whole O line in a passing offense, that seems a bit worrying. CU will beat UCLA and Arizona and USC is on their blackout game which we've won 3 years straight...and Lane Kiffin isn't a good coach.

    Now if we start getting injured, we're screwed.
     
  8. Bl0ndeRedHead

    Bl0ndeRedHead Official TSO Pothead

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    I can see you beating UCLA, but idk about them AND Arizona AND USC. That's some caviar dreams right there
     
  9. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    Arizona has had a rough off season and lost a lot of starters to injury for the year, including probably the best WR in the Pac 12. Only reason I put USC there is because it's our blackout game and we've beaten similar teams to USC in the past, even under Hawkins (Georgia, WVU, OU, etc).

    CU also has a pretty good home field advantage being at altitude.
     
  10. Bl0ndeRedHead

    Bl0ndeRedHead Official TSO Pothead

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    All I know is, October 29th I'm gonna go get plastered at Sun Devil Stadium and watch the Sun Devils put a hurtin' on the Buffaloes :p
     
  11. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    I'm not sold on ASU yet. Seems like they have these expectations every year and never meet them.
     
  12. Bl0ndeRedHead

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    Neither am I and I agree with you. I'm a Penn State fan that goes to ASU lol so I cheer for them (read: get super wasted and watch them underachieve)

    My prediction? Another 6-6, 7-5 year from ASU followed by Erickson getting fired. But I will guarantee you the Sun Devils beat Colorado at home.
     
  13. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    I won't argue with ASU beating CU at home. We've lost 18 straight road games, yeah 18! Hawaii though should break that streak since they have to replace so much. I'm not expecting a bowl game from CU but if ASU goes 6-6 then there's something wrong.

    I almost went to ASU last year if I didn't get into CU and I've always liked em.
     
  14. Bl0ndeRedHead

    Bl0ndeRedHead Official TSO Pothead

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    Yeah it's hard to hate the Sun Devils when you have guys like Jake Plummer and Pat Tillman as your most recognizable football players. Plus ASU doesn't really give two shits about sports, we've got a billion hotties walking around in practically nothing and great weather 80% of the time so sports takes a back seat around here.

    U of A on the other hand...
     
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  15. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    Basically why I almost went there.
     
  16. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    Oh Ryan Miller for CU is a pre season first team AA for guard.
     
  17. bsbgw1

    bsbgw1 Walk On

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    UA might only have half the students ASU has, but I assure you there are plenty of southern belles here.
     
  18. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    ASU girls>Arizona girls
     
  19. bsbgw1

    bsbgw1 Walk On

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    Also with great weather, but your'e right about sports. Football in particular...
     
  20. bsbgw1

    bsbgw1 Walk On

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    wow i definitely thought he meant University of Alabama
     
  21. Roogy

    Roogy Walk On

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    I'm Ohio State, I wouldn't count that as a loss for you quite yet :) lol
     
  22. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    I have a little more faith in it than I did in January but The Shoe is a tough place to win for other teams not named O$U
     
  23. Quattro

    Quattro Moonwalking in a field of landmines

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    Fuck I'm USC in another dynasty and only have one 5* interested in me...bullshit.
     
  24. Bl0ndeRedHead

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    Week 2 Update

    NCAA POTW
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    Offensive POTW: HB Kenjon Barner - 248 KR YDS, 105 PR YDS, 3 TD (2 KR, PR)​

    PAC-12 POTW
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    Offensive POTW: HB Kenjon Barner - 248 KR YDS, 105 PR YDS, 3 TD (2 KR, PR)​

    WEEK 1 SIGNINGS

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    :4stars:LG John Bright​
    :4stars:RG Cedric Gandy​
    :3stars:MLB Cory Romero​
    :3stars:HB Isaac Dobzinski​

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    :5stars:HB Andrew Swan​
    :5stars:HB Cedric Lee​
    :4stars:DT John Adams​
    :4stars:DT Andre Miller​
    :4stars:MLB Cameron Penn​

    WEEK 1 INJURIES

    NONE​

    PAC-12 USER LEADERS

    Passing
    Ryan Katz (OSU) - 47% COMP, 259 YDS, 3 TD
    Matt Barkley (USC) - 76% COMP, 206 YDS, TD, INT
    Brock Osweiler (ASU) - 67% COMP, 152 YDS, TD

    Rushing
    LaMichael James (OREG) - 233 YDS, 2 TD, 11.6 AVG
    Jordan Jenkins (OSU) - 178 YDS, 3 TD, 14.8 AVG
    Marc Tyler (USC) - 148 YDS, TD, 7.0 AVG

    Receiving
    R. Woods (USC) - 6 REC, 111 YDS
    T.J. Simpson (ASU) - 5 REC, 46 YDS, TD
    George Farmer (USC) - 5 REC, 40 YDS, TD

    Tackles
    Rashaad Reynolds (OSU) - 5 TKLS
    Jordan Poyer (OSU) - 5 TKLS
    Marshall Jones (USC) - 4 TKLS

    INT
    John Boyett (OREG) - INT
    Eddie Elder (ASU) - INT
    Josh Lagrone (OSU) - INT
     
  25. BDSDIGITAL

    BDSDIGITAL One Time for your Mind

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    wrong

    I dunno. We got the hot hand right now... :)
     

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