Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 5

NORTH DIVISON No. 1: Stanford (4-0, 2-0) The Cardinal are still sitting pretty at the top of the Pac-12 with a spotless record, and Andrew Luck has gotten so bored playing quarterback that he spotted at wideout in a 45-19 win over UCLA. Even after losing linebacker Shayne Skov for the season,
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UC Berkeley among Pac-12’s best in academics, athletics

UC Berkeley is one of the strongest academic and athletic institutions both in the Pac-12 Conference and nationally, according to a report released Thursday by Inside Higher Ed. The report ranked the Pac-12 Conference — which includes UC Berkeley — second out of the six conferences in the Bowl Champion
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Pac-12 Power Rankings

No. 1: UCLA (11-2, 4-1 in the Pac-12) It’s hard to imagine a more perfect start to the 2011 season than what the Bruins have orchestrated. Two weeks after dismantling rival USC on its home court, then-No. 7 UCLA played host to No. 1 Cal and No. 2 Stanford and
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 4

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (3-0, 1-0) The Cardinal did not have a game this week. But since the squad is still undefeated and Andrew Luck is still the quarterback, Stanford nonetheless tops the power rankings. The team faces the daunting challenge of UCLA this weekend. — Jonathan Kuperberg No.
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Conference Questions

How far can Stanford go without Shayne Skov? On Sept. 17, Stanford suffered its first loss. No, the No. 6 Cardinal beat Arizona pretty soundly, scoring 21 unanswered points in the second half to win 37-10. But the squad’s defensive leader, junior linebacker Shayne Skov, injured his knee in the
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Pac-12 opener will reveal what words won’t

It’s never a surprise when football coaches and players offer dry responses about an upcoming game because there is often not too much to say. Cal coach Jeff Tedford has always been reserved about what he says to the press mainly because he may in fact stand little to benefit
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 3

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (3-0, 1-0) Andrew Luck can do pretty much anything. He can effortlessly place a football in his receiver’s hands from dozens of yards away. He can fake an entire defense and camera crew and pick up yards by tucking the ball and running down field.
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (2-0) Saturday afternoon at Raleigh’s, the screens flashed from the Cal-Colorado game to Stanford-Duke highlights and fans in the Telegraph bar cheered. They cheered, because it was only halftime and the Cardinal were only up 17-7 against Duke and Andrew Luck — for the first
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Pac-12 Power Rankings

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (1-0) In short, the Cardinal took care of business on Saturday. The squad, now ranked sixth in the country, easily defeated San Jose State, 57-3 on Saturday. Andrew Luck began his Heisman candidacy with somewhat modest stats, for him at least. The redshirt junior quarterback was
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Pac-12 Preview

The Daily Cal sports desk gives its predictions for the 2011 Pac-12 conference season. Pac-12 Championship Game: Oregon over Utah Defensive Player of the Year: Mychal Kendricks, Cal Offensive Player of the Year: Andrew Luck, Stanford Coach of the Year: Kyle Whittingham, Utah NORTH DIVISION 1. Oregon The Ducks, if
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