Pac 12 Power Rankings

There's a new team at the top of the power rankings in the Pac 12...

1. Oregon (5-1, 3-0) There's a new team atop the rankings as the Oregon offensive train just keeps on rolling as they knocked off Arizona State at home in a possible preview of the Pac 12 Championship game. The Ducks get to enjoy a leisurely stroll through Boulder on Saturday when they travel to take on Colorado.

2. Stanford (6-0, 4-0)
The Cardinal got all they could handle from Washington State in the first half before pulling away for a comfortable win in the second. It will be a battle of top 25 teams on Saturday when Stanford faces their first big test of the season in a home game against Washington.

3. Washington (5-1, 3-0)
Keith Price is starting to look like a Heisman Trophy candidate after lighting up Colorado and taking over the nation's lead in touchdown passes. The Huskies are getting better every single week, but now they have to travel to Stanford to take on the standard bearer in the conference in the Cardinal.

4. Arizona State (5-2, 3-1)
It was a valiant effort on the road against the Ducks, but ASU came up short in their bid for the upset. They may get another crack at Oregon in December. The Sun Devils will get the week off before hosting lowly Colorado on Saturday.

5. USC (5-1, 3-1)
USC looked very good defensively against Cal forcing five turnovers with their offense turning those into points. Matt Barkley and Robert Woods continue to put up big numbers. The Trojans host a big one on Saturday when Notre Dame comes to town.

6. UCLA (3-3, 2-1)
The Bruins enjoyed their bye week and now get a Thursday night date in the desert with the Mike Stoops-less Wildcats of Arizona.

7. Utah (3-3, 0-3)
It wasn't a pretty performance from the offense and special teams, but the defense was unbelievable against Pitt. They're going to have to win most games for Utah. The Utes travel to Cal for a game on Saturday.

8. Cal (3-3, 0-3)
The Bears were taking behind the woodshed and forced to give USC the ball over and over again in a five turnover day. Luckily for Cal, the Thursday games are done for now as Utah comes to town on Saturday.

9. Washington State (3-3, 1-2)
Wazzu made it tough on Stanford for a half before folding in the second frame and getting blow out. In a game the Cougars absolutely cannot afford to lose if they want to go bowling, Oregon State will be coming to town.

10. Arizona (1-5, 0-4)
Arizona received a much needed bye and now will host UCLA on Thursday night in the first game since the firing of Mike Stoops.

11. Oregon State (1-5, 1-2)
Oregon State fell at home to a BYU team that played their best game of the year. The Beavers look to pick up their second win of the year when they travel to Pullman to take on Washington State.

12. Colorado (1-6, 0-3)
Another day, another whoopin in the Pac 12 for Colorado who remains winless in conference play after getting destroyed at Washington. We knew they'd be bad, but this bad? They're looking at a likely 1-7 start with Oregon coming to Boulder on Saturday.

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