NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson discusses the odds of the recently released Pac 12 odds and handicapping. Speaking of titles and championships, this article outlines the odds that were released of each team winning the Pac 12 and winning their respective Pac 12 division in 2012. Chris focuses primarily on the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington Huskies, and the Washington State Cougars.
NW Sports Beat Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin takes us down memory lane as he recites the best individual performances by Beavers in the past 20 years in another Moments in Time post. When your program has been filled with so many great players, how do you not expect standout performances? Players include Derek Anderson and Jacquizz Rodgers
NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jon Irwin tells us his top 5 matchups on the Beavers schedule for the 2012 season. September 8th, versus Wisconsin in 2012 represents OSU’s biggest out of conference stage, and another chance to prove they’re a strong football team. The last game of the season is always the biggest for OSU. The 2012 Civil War vs. Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks.
NW Sports Beat Junior Editor and Writer Chris Anderson addresses what the Oregon Ducks need to do to win their fourth straight Pac 12 Title. He points out the defensive unit must step up once again this year in order to navigate through a few offensive powerhouses Oregon will face. Watch out for De’Anthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota, Bryan Bennett, Chip Kelly, Kenjon Barner, and the USC Trojans.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks football blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with an opinionated take on the 5 BEST Ducks uniform combinations in recent years. LaMichael James sporting a Nike Pro Combat uniform proved to be hands down the team’s best look of the 2011 college football season. You’ve got to love the Ducks who have become known for their uniforms and their cheerleaders.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us his explanation of how Stanford offensive lineman David DeCastro could be the perfect pick for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2012 NFL Draft. With the 12th pick in the draft, the Seahawks can grab one of the best players from any position on the field out of college. Picking David DeCastro would not only solidify the Seahawks offensive line, but it would also ensure that Michael Robinson has plenty of room.
NWSB College Hoops beat writer Steve Lee previews which PAC12 teams could make shockwaves in the annual PAC12 Tournament. This year’s tourney is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles; as per usual and Steve says the Washington Huskies & California Golden Bears have the best shot at it. Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten should lead the way. His darkhorse? Well you’ll have to read on to find out.
College football blogger Q reports the Pac 12 released their 2012 College football schedule today. It starts on Thursday Aug. 30 with Northern Colorado visiting Utah. It end Nov. 30 with the second Pac-12 championship game. The new Pac 12 schedule will have 8 Thursday and Friday dates. Including Stanford at Washington on Sept. 27.
Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. Richard Sherman is under the spotlight for the Seahawk, Richard started the season as a special teams contributor but season ending injuries to starting cornerback Marcus Trufant and backup corner Walt Thurmond thrust Sherman into the starting role.
Jason Green gives us 5 reasons why the Washington Huskies were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011. To start Stanford RB Stepfan Taylor rushed for 138 yards with a TD and Tyler Gaffney rushed for 117 yards and 1 TD and each averaged over 13 yards per carry. Heisman favorite Andrew Luck had a great game too.
K-Shell another one of our men with his pulse on the Washington Huskies beat is back with another edition of the UW football Notebook. The Huskies offense led by Keith Price who is second in the nation in passing touchdowns with 21 is averaging 37.0 points per game. While Chris Polk is 14th in the nation in rushing yards.
Matt weighs in with his updated 2012 BCS National Championship Betting Odds. If Keith Price keeps playing out of his mind, the Washington Huskies have the potential to shock the other Pac-12 contenders, for now though at least the Oregon Ducks can partially control their own fate if they beat ASU this week and Stanford on November 17.