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It should come as no surprise that 113 of the 267 players to sign Wednesday with Pac-12 schools hail from prospect-rich California.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Former Oregon State QB Seth Collins will transfer to Northern Illinois, Huskies coach Rod Carey announced on Twitter. Collins threw for 936 yards as a true freshman, but was not expected to reclaim his starting job next year. The Beavers had plans to permanently move him to receiver.
It has to be increasingly concerning for the Pac-12 to see the ways in which SEC and ACC powers are stockpiling elite talent.
Grading the 2016 recruiting classes in the Pac-12, which include banner classes from the Los Angeles schools and another quality effort by Stanford.
Taking a look back at the Pac-12 North's recruiting classes in 2012, which helped Stanford's O-line, California's passing game and Oregon's 2014 run.
The Pac-12 was shut out of this past season's College Football Playoff, and it could happen again with the league having so many competitive teams.
With national signing day approaching, let's break down the schedules that Pac-12 programs will be traversing in 2016.
Several Pac-12 programs will have new faces patrolling the sideline (or coaches' boxes) at coordinator positions this spring and next fall.
If you're looking for a reason to watch the Pro Bowl, there will be 12 former Pac-12 players taking part in Sunday's game.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Indiana and Florida International have agreed to move up two days their 2016 opener in Miami to Thursday, Sept. 1. Among Big Ten schools, Minnesota also opens Sept. 1, hosting Oregon State.
Oregon St. stadium crew unearths Ice Age bones
Prehistoric bones believed to have belonged to a mammoth have been unearthed during construction at Oregon State University's football stadium, according to a report by the Corvallis Gazette-Times. 10,000-year-old bones
Construction workers excavating the site of an expansion project at Oregon State's football stadium found prehistoric bones believed to be from a mammoth.
Dual-threat quarterback Seth Collins, who led Oregon State in rushing as a freshman and accounted for 14 total touchdowns, has decided to transfer.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Oregon State announced quarterback Seth Collins, who started seven games as a true freshman in 2015, will transfer. He completed 84 of 161 passes for 934 yards with six touchdowns and four interceptions. He also ran for 580 yards and eight scores. Despite serving as the stater for most of the season, Collins was not the front-runner to start at quarterback in 2016. Utah State transfer Darell Garretson was expected to win the job.
Don't let the league's stability among coaches fool you: The Pac-12 appears to be falling behind the other power conferences in many ways.
Cal was best in the Pac-12 North at responding on defense after its offense coughed up the ball.
The Beavers are in desperate need just about everywhere, but no need is most pressing than injecting some quality in the passing attack.
Some teams are better than others at turning turnovers into points. Here is the breakdown of points after turnovers in the Pac-12 North in 2015.
Oregon WR Bralon Addison's four touchdowns (three receiving, one rushing) against Oregon State was one of the top performances in the Pac-12 in 2015.
Rashan Gary visited USC and QB Devon Modster committed to UCLA on a busy week in Pac-12 recruiting circles.
The final Pac-12 power rankings of the season saw Stanford reassert what already was known: It was the class of the conference in 2015.
Welcome to the way-too-early 2016 Pac-12 power rankings, which will tell you where each team stands now ... with a long way to go before next season.
Oregon State transfer Richard Mullaney caught 37 passes for 361 yards and five touchdowns for Alabama this season.
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