Pac-12 Final 2014 Power Rankings

Jan. 14 -- UCLA finishes No. 2 in the Pac-12 Power Rankings for the 2014 season...

 #1 Oregon Ducks
Record: (12-2)Pts.: 623Last 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.
Next Opponent: Lost National Championship Game
 #2 UCLA Bruins
Record: (10-3)Pts.: 604Last Wk.: 3Trend: 1
UCLA won 10 games for the second year in a row and has 29 wins in Jim Mora's three years.
Next Opponent: Won Alamo Bowl
 #3 Arizona Wildcats
Record: (10-4)Pts.: 483Last Wk.: 2Trend: 1
Despite losing the Fiesta Bowl, RichRod and the Wildcats could be the favorites in the South again next year.
Next Opponent: Lost Fiesta Bowl
 #4 Arizona State Sun Devils
Record: (10-3)Pts.: 573Last Wk.: 4Trend: --
A 10-win season in what was supposed to be a rebuilding year gives the Sun Devils hope for next year.
Next Opponent: Won Sun Bowl
 #5 Utah Utes
Record: (9-4)Pts.: 521Last Wk.: 5Trend: --
The coaching departures since the Las Vegas Bowl can't erase the Utes best season in the conference.
Next Opponent: Won Las Vegas Bowl
 #6 USC Trojans
Record: (9-4)Pts.: 557Last 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.
Next Opponent: Won Holiday Bowl
 #7 Stanford Cardinal
Record: (8-5)Pts.: 567Last Wk.: 7Trend: --
Stanford ended the season with three impressive wins to show they're not going away any time soon.
Next Opponent: Won Foster Farms Bowl
 #8 Washington Huskies
Record: (8-6)Pts.: 500Last Wk.: 8Trend: --
It was an up-and-down first year for Chris Petersen in Seattle and the bowl game kind of symbolized the season.
Next Opponent: Lost Cactus Bowl
 #9 California Golden Bears
Record: (5-7)Pts.: 408Last Wk.: 9Trend: --
From one win in 2013 to just missing bowl eligibility in 2014, Cal's trending upward.
Next Opponent: Season Complete
 #10 Oregon State Beavers
Record: (5-7)Pts.: 420Last Wk.: 10Trend: --
The Mike Riley era is over in Corvallis and Gary Andersen will try to recapture the headlines in state.
Next Opponent: Season Complete
 #11 Washington State Cougars
Record: (3-9)Pts.: 398Last Wk.: 11Trend: --
The Cougars defense needs a DC and a transformation to get back to bowl eligibility next fall.
Next Opponent: Season Complete
 #12 Colorado Buffaloes
Record: (2-10)Pts.: 379Last 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.
Next Opponent: Season Complete

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