Pac 12 Conference and National Predictions

The Inside The Utes staff takes target practice on the Pac 12 and around the country

*Cumulative predicted order of finish

North:
Oregon
Stanford
Washington
Cal
Washington State
Oregon State


Robert Woods and USC start the season at the top of the AP Poll.
South:
USC
Utah
UCLA
Arizona
Colorado
Arizona State

Pac 12 Title Game Host:
Karren- USC
Kimmel- USC
Smith- USC
Swinney- Oregon

Pac 12 Championship Game Winner:
Karren-USC over Oregon
Kimmel- Oregon over USC
Smith- USC over Oregon
Swinney- Oregon over USC

Isi Sofele and Cal are looking to build on a 7-6 season in 2011
Surprise Team:
Karren- Cal
Kimmel- Utah
Smith- Oregon State
Swinney- Cal

Bust Team:
Karren- Stanford
Kimmel- Washington and UCLA
Smith- Washington
Swinney- USC

Pac 12 Bowl Bound Teams:
Karren- Cal, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington
Kimmel- Cal, Oregon, Stanford, USC, Utah, Washington
Smith- Cal, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Utah,
Swinney- Cal, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington

Pac 12 Coach Fired At End of Season
Karren- Mike Riley- Oregon State
Kimmel- Mike Riley- Oregon State
Smith- Jeff Tedford- Cal
Swinney- none

BCS Conference Champions

Karren-
ACC- Florida State
Big 10- Wisconsin
Big 12- Oklahoma
Big East- Louisville
Pac 12- USC
SEC- Georgia

Kimmell-
ACC- Florida State
Big 10- Michigan State
Big 12- Oklahoma
Big East- Rutgers
Pac 12- Oregon
SEC- Arkansas

Smith-
ACC- Florida State
Big 10- Michigan
Big 12- Oklahoma
Big East- South Florida
Pac 12- USC
SEC- LSU

Swinney-
ACC- Florida State
Big 10- Wisconsin
Big 12- Oklahoma
Big East- South Florida
Pac 12- Oregon
SEC- LSU

National Title Game
Karren- USC over Oklahoma
Kimmel- Florida State over Oklahoma
Smith- LSU over Oklahoma
Swinney- Oklahoma over Oregon

Heisman Trophy Winner
Karren- QB Matt Barkley- USC
Kimmel- QB Landry Jones- Oklahoma
Smith- QB Denard Robinson- Michigan
Swinney- QB Landry Jones- Oklahoma

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