Archive for June, 2013

2013 Utah Football Predictions Head coach Kyle Whittingham endured his first losing season (5-7) in his eight-year tenure at Utah in 2012, which was also the Utes first season as members of the PAC-12. Whittingham and his staff went out and brought in one of the school’s highest-ranked recruiting classes in history. He also brought […]

California Football Predictions Jeff Tedford was shown the door following a 3-9 2012 record, and to replace him, the Cal Golden Bears brought in Sonny Dykes, who most recently was head coach at Louisiana Tech for three seasons, compiling a 22-15 W-L mark. Previously, Dykes served at several different schools as an assistant, including Kentucky, […]

2013 Oregon State Football Predictions The longest-tenured current head coach in the PAC-12, Oregon State’s Mike Riley has turned the Beavers into a regular contender for both conference and national honors in his twelve seasons in Corvallis. Riley is also the winningest coach (81-67) in Beaver history, and is coming off a 9-4 W-L mark […]

2013 Oregon Football Predictions The big question revolving around the 2013 Oregon Ducks is how Chip Kelly’s decision to try his luck with the Philadelphia Eagles will affect the team he directed to a 46-7 W-L mark during his four seasons in Eugene. Kelly’s tenure with the Ducks elevated the football program to previously unimagined […]

2013 USC Football Predictions Ranked as the nation’s preseason No. 1 team for the 2012 campaign, the Southern California Trojans had high expectations, but everything fell apart following a mid-season loss to Arizona and USC subsequently lost five of their next six games, including a Sun Bowl loss to Georgia Tech, winding up their season […]

2013 UCLA Football Predictions With consecutive PAC-12 South Division titles, the UCLA Bruins have most of the pieces in place to make an attempt at a “three-peat” in 2013. Twelve starters return for head coach Jim Mora’s second season in Westwood, with his first season resulting in a 6-3 conference mark, 9-5 overall, although the […]

2013 Arizona Football Predictions Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez has coached in both big games and in big places during his eleven-year major college career. With seven seasons at his alma mater West Virginia, and three seasons at Michigan, Rodriguez has a good idea of what it requires to “run with the big dogs.” His […]

2013 Arizona State Football Predictions Todd Graham’s first season as head coach of the Sun Devils has to be considered a success, since he guided ASU to their first winning season (8-5) in five seasons and a victory over Navy in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. Graham has most of the key figures in place […]

2013 Auburn Football Predictions It’s difficult to believe now, but just three seasons ago, the Auburn Tigers were the toast of not only the SEC but also the creme de la creme of college football in general. With the mercurial Cam Newton at QB, making opposing defenses look totally clueless as to how to slow […]

2013 Florida Football Predictions An 11-2 W-L mark came as a bit of a surprise last season, but the Florida Gators, despite falling short of the glory days of the Spurrier and Meyer eras, have without a doubt one of the top dozen or so football programs in the nation in place, and success isn’t […]