Pac-12 Power Rankings – Week 4

Posted: September 23, 2011 in Power Rankings


1. #5 Stanford (3-0)
Last week: W 37-10 @ Arizona
Next up: Bye Week


2. #10 Oregon (2-1)
Last week: W 56-7 v. Missouri State
Next up: @ Arizona
Prediction: The Ducks overwhelm with a bevy of weapons, and open their conference slate with a win.


3. #23 USC (3-0)
Last week: W 38-17 v. Syracuse
Next up: @ Arizona State
Prediction: The Trojans capitalize on turnovers and win another game as South Division spoilers.


4. Utah (2-1)
Last week: W 54-10 @ BYU
Next up: Bye Week


5. Arizona State (2-1)
Last week: L 14-17 @ Illinois
Next up: v. #23 USC
Prediction: The Sun Devils disappoint their fans with another loss plagued by silly mistakes.


6. Washington State (2-1)
Last week: L 24-42 @ San Diego State
Next up: Bye Week


7. Cal (3-0)
Last week: W 63-12 v. Presbyterian
Next up: @ Washington
Prediction: The Golden Bears suffer their first loss of the season in a hostile environment.


8. Arizona (1-2)
Last week: L 10-37 v. Stanford
Next up: v. #10 Oregon
Prediction: The ‘Zona Zoo gets rowdy, but the Cats just don’t have the firepower to pull off the upset.


9. Washington (2-1)
Last week: L 38-51 @ #11 Nebraska
Next up: v. California
Prediction: The Huskies finally break out and get their first convincing win of the year.


10. Colorado (1-2)
Last week: W 28-14 v. Colorado State
Next up: @ Ohio State
Prediction: The Buffaloes head to the Horseshoe to receive their third loss of the season.


11. UCLA (1-2)
Last week: L 20-49 v. Texas
Next up: @ Oregon State
Prediction: The Bruins escape Corvallis with a win after both teams play better than expected.


12. Oregon State (0-2)
Last week: Bye Week
Next up: v. UCLA
Prediction: The Beavers come up short in what could be their best chance at avoiding 0-12.

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Last week’s picks: 8-3
Season record: 26-7

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