1. Stanford 5-0 (1)
Andrew Luck gets to visit scenic Pullman where he will carve up the Cougs on his farewell tour of Pac 12 schools.
2. Oregon 4-1 (2)
Tough to see LaMichael James go down with a dislocated elbow, but does anyone doubt he will play against Stanford?
3. Arizona State 5-1 (3)
Vontaze Burfict may be too tired to play with rage when the Devils face Oregon on Saturday.
4. Washington 4-1 (4)
The Huskies are a double digit favorite at home this weekend. Then again they were a double digit favorite against Eastern Washington.
5. USC 4-1 (5)
Lane Kiffin says the program will return to where it was under Pete Carroll. Does that mean the NCAA violations too?
6. UCLA 3-3 (10)
Kevin Prince wins the starting QB job by default thanks to Richard Brehaut’s season-ending injury in their battle of mediocrity.
7. California 3-3 (6)
The Bears were competitive with Oregon for about a half, which makes them slightly better than about half the teams below them.
8. Washington State 4-2 (8)
Of course some fans will say WSU “Coug’ed it” in the loss to UCLA. But that claim could be made in any close loss.
9. Utah 2-3 (7)
Inconsistent starting quarterback Jordan Wynn is done for the season. But he was Joe Montana compared to backup Jon Hays.
10. Oregon State 1-4 (12)
Would you really be surprised if the Beavs beat BYU this weekend followed by wins over Washington State and Utah?
11. Arizona 1-5 (9)
Head coach Mike Stoops was fired earlier this week. It means no more jokes about his sideline temper tantrums.
12. Colorado 1-5 (11)
Looking at the rest of the Buffaloes schedule, it’s tough to find another game they can win, maybeUtah or Arizona.