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Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

ALLEN LEISTER, Evergreen columnist

November 14, 2019

No. 6 Oregon (8-1, 6-0, Last: 2) Oregon was on a bye. The Ducks remain the last Pac-12 team with zero conference losses and the best chance to secure a top four selection for the CFP. Oregon is on the path to become the first team in the modern college football era to be a conference champion ...

Golden Bears shine against Cougars

Golden Bears shine against Cougars

Kuria Pounds, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

The California Golden Bears defeated WSU 33-20 on Saturday in Berkeley, California, after the Cougars returned to action after their second bye week of the season. WSU special teams blocked a field goal and extra point, but the lack of offensive production for WSU after led to another road loss for...

WSU football to take on Pac-12 defensive power

WSU football to take on Pac-12 defensive power

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

WSU will be traveling to Berkeley, California to take on Cal on Friday for their second road game in a row. The Cougars (4-4, 1-4 Pac-12) come off a37-35 loss against Oregon (8-1, 5-0 Pac-12), followed by a bye week. Cal (4-4, 1-4 Pac-12) also comes off a bye week, most recently challenging Utah...

WSU wide receivers are the best in the country

WSU wide receivers are the best in the country

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

The ball is snapped. Quarterback Anthony Gordon catches the snap. Drops back in the pocket, maybe avoiding a blitzing defender. He cocks his arm back, winds up and throws a perfect spiral to Easop Winston Jr. Or Dezmon Patmon. Or Brandon Arconado. Or Tay Martin. You get the gist. There are a lot of...

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

No. 8 Utah (8-1, 5-1, Last:1) Utah survived a frisky UW team, winning in Seattle 33-28. Zack Moss had another 100-yard game on the ground for the Utes, and the Utah defense forced three Washington turnovers. With several CFP contenders picking up losses Utah has a chance to make a push for a ...

Predictions for College Football Playoff Top 25

Predictions for College Football Playoff Top 25

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

November 4, 2019

The AP Poll for Week 11 has been released. Now, I usually give a review on the AP Poll to point out its accuracies and inaccuracies, but this time I will give my predictions on who the college football playoff committee will put in the top 25 on Tuesday. The Top Four: The committee likes to base th...

Pac-12 Power Rankings

Pac-12 Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen Columnist

October 28, 2019

No. 9 Utah (7-1, 4-1, Last: 1) Utah continues its dominance this week, creaming Cal 35-0. Utah outgained the Golden Bears 473-83, while allowing only two third-down conversions. Zack Moss ran 17 times for 115 yards and two touchdowns while catching three balls for 89 yards. Utah heads to Seattl...

Football falls to Ducks

Football falls to Ducks

SAM GRANT, Evegreen reporter

October 27, 2019

WSU football traveled to Eugene, Oregon, Saturday to take on the No. 11 Oregon Ducks looking for their first road win in the Pac-12. However, the game ended in 37-35 loss for the Cougars. The Cougars (4-4, 1-4 Pac-12) stopped Oregon (7-1, 5-0 Pac-12) on their first drive, making a statement on defense. WSU...

College football week 10 AP Poll analysis

College football week 10 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

For the third straight week in a row, a top 10 team in the country has fallen victim to the “upset” team. The Associated Press released its poll for Week 10 and from the number of upsets that happened this past weekend, I knew the poll needed some changes. Here is what is right and what is wrong...

It’s duck hunting season in Eugene

It’s duck hunting season in Eugene

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

Cougar football starts play against the Pac-12 North Division when they face the No. 11 University of Oregon Ducks at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Autzen Stadium. The Cougars (4-3, 1-3) beat the Ducks (6-1, 4-0) in the last four meetings, including a 33-10 victory in Eugene on Oct. 7, 2017, and a 34-20...

Opinion: Power 5 should move to Power 4

Opinion: Power 5 should move to Power 4

KATIE ARCHER and KURIA POUNDS

October 24, 2019

There are four opportunities in the college football playoff bracket with 10 competing conferences. We think these conferences need to dissolve the Power 5 conferences into four regional conferences: North, South, East and West. Only teams who compete in the North, South, East and West conferences...

SATIRE: Completely honest Pac-12 power rankings

SATIRE: Completely honest Pac-12 power rankings

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2019

Oregon: Token Pac-12 team ranked high nationally because someone has to Every year there is some Pac-12 team that ends up being ranked in the top 15 and they might be the one this year. That does not mean they are a good team. They are overrated on a national level mainly because they have a talen...

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