Pac-12 Final 2014 Power Rankings

Oregon stands atop the final Pac-12 Power Rankings for the 2014 season...

 #1 Oregon Ducks
Record: (12-2) Last Wk.: 1Trend: --
While the Ducks came up short in the national championship game, they were the clear class of the conference in one of it's deepest and best years in conference history.
Lost National Championship Game
 #2 UCLA Bruins
Record: (10-3) Last Wk.: 3Trend: 1
UCLA won 10 games for the second year in a row and has 29 wins in Jim Mora's three years.
Won Alamo Bowl
 #3 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (10-4) Last Wk.: 2Trend: 1
Despite losing the Fiesta Bowl, RichRod and the Wildcats could be the favorites in the South again next year.
Lost Fiesta Bowl
 #4 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (10-3) Last Wk.: 4Trend: --
A 10-win season in what was supposed to be a rebuilding year gives the Sun Devils hope for next year.
Won Sun Bowl
 #5 Utah Utes
Record: (9-4) Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
The coaching departures since the Las Vegas Bowl can't erase the Utes best season in the conference.
Won Las Vegas Bowl
 #6 USC Trojans
Record: (9-4) Last Wk.: 6Trend: --
A nine-win season in Steve Sarkisian's first year is better than what Lane Kiffin and Pete Carroll did their first year through.
Won Holiday Bowl
 #7 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (8-5) Last Wk.: 7Trend: --
Stanford ended the season with three impressive wins to show they're not going away any time soon.
Won Foster Farms Bowl
 #8 Washington Huskies
Record: (8-6) Last Wk.: 8Trend: --
It was an up-and-down first year for Chris Petersen in Seattle and the bowl game kind of symbolized the season.
Lost Cactus Bowl
 #9 California Golden Bears
Record: (5-7) Last Wk.: 9Trend: --
From one win in 2013 to just missing bowl eligibility in 2014, Cal's trending upward.
Season Complete
 #10 Oregon State Beavers
Record: (5-7) Last Wk.: 10Trend: --
The Mike Riley era is over in Corvallis and Gary Andersen will try to recapture the headlines in state.
Season Complete
 #11 Washington State Cougars
Record: (3-9) Last Wk.: 11Trend: --
The Cougars defense needs a DC and a transformation to get back to bowl eligibility next fall.
Season Complete
 #12 Colorado Buffaloes
Record: (2-10) Last Wk.: 12Trend: --
The Buffs showed signs of life and fight in 2014 but 2015 will be an important season to put those signs in to the win column.
Season Complete

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