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Championship picks: Georgia over Tide, Michigan over Iowa

Dec. 01, 2021 15:42 PM EST

Those conference championship upsets with the potential to create College Football Playoff chaos scenarios never actually happen. As AP Top 25 college football poll voter Brett McMurphy of Action Network pointed out, only six teams that went into championship weekend...

No. 11 Oregon beats Oregon State, will play for Pac-12 title

Nov. 27, 2021 20:25 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon quarterback Anthony Brown Jr. got one chance to face rival Oregon State in his career with the Ducks, and he made it count. Brown threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns while running for another score, and No. 11 Oregon beat Oregon State 38-29...

No. 11 Oregon hopes to rebound against rival Oregon State

Nov. 26, 2021 23:41 PM EST

While wounded, No. 11 Oregon can still play for another Pac-12 championship and a Rose Bowl berth. But the Ducks (9-2, 6-2 Pac-12) have to get through Oregon State first. Oregon is coming off a 38-7 loss last Saturday at Utah, which dropped the...

Rising throws 3 TDs and No. 16 Utah beats Colorado 28-13

Nov. 26, 2021 21:39 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Losing a couple of early season games was far from the most difficult thing Utah had to overcome to get back to the Pac-12 title game. “We’ve taken probably the hardest thing that can happen and we’ve turned it into something beautiful,”...

Stinging from loss to Utah, Oregon hosts rival Oregon State

Nov. 26, 2021 09:41 AM EST

Oregon State (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) at No. 11 Oregon (9-2, 6-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Oregon by 7, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oregon leads 66-48-10. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 16 Utah seeking a fifth straight win over Colorado

Nov. 25, 2021 15:16 PM EST

Colorado (4-7, 3-5 Pac-12) at No. 16 Utah (8-3, 7-1, No. 19 CFP), Friday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Utah by 23 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 32-32-3 WHAT’S AT STAKE? Utah can...

Explosive offense has No. 16 Utah atop Pac-12 South again

Nov. 25, 2021 13:25 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A potent offense has given Utah another chance to play for a Pac-12 Conference championship. The No. 16 Utes (8-3, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 19 CFP) clinched their third Pac-12 South title in four seasons by dismantling Oregon 38-7. The Ducks never had a...

Dart, USC trying to salvage season against No. 13 BYU

Nov. 24, 2021 18:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaxson Dart was there when BYU upset Southern California in 2019, a recruit watching from the stands as the Cougars flustered the Trojans’ Air Raid offense by dropping eight defenders into coverage. Now a freshman quarterback at USC, Dart will have...

No. 24 Utah routs No. 4 Oregon, ending Ducks' CFP hopes

Nov. 21, 2021 00:58 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah ended Oregon’s College Football Playoff hopes in dominant fashion. The Ducks’ 38-7 loss Saturday night also ended any chance the Pac-12 champion will claim one of the bids in the four-team playoff. Neither Oregon nor Utah will finish high...

Division titles at stake when No. 24 Utah hosts No. 4 Oregon

Nov. 18, 2021 17:16 PM EST

No. 4 Oregon (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 3 CFP) at No. 24 Utah (7-3, 6-1, No. 23 CFP), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Utah by 3½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oregon leads 23-10. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...