I’m projecting a 9-3 week for the Pac-12 this weekend. Not bad but not great. Obviously I hope I’m wrong and the Pac-12 goes 12-0. The Pac-12 play 3 teams from the WAC, including two which are considered upper echelon (Nevada being the other, and they play Oregon next week). The Pac-12 actually had a losing record against the WAC last year (0-2), granted they were against Nevada and Boise State on the road.
Montana St. (FCS) 10 – Utah 35: Montana State is an FCS team. They put a scare into Washington State last year losing 22-23, but Utah should win easy.
UC Davis (FCS) 10- Arizona State 48: UC-Davis opens up against another Pac-10/12 school this year. Arizona State uses this as a tune up game for the big showdown against Mizzou next week.
Minnesota (Big-10) 17 – USC 28: USC won pretty handily last year 32-21, but Lane Kiffin is still worried about overconfidence.