Stanford, Oregon, Utah and USC are the Pac-12 representatives in the latest AP Top 25.
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Stanford sits atop the Pac-12 Power Rankings after knocking off No. 6 Notre Dame on Saturday night.
Colorado, which couldn't contain Utah RB Joe Williams on Saturday, closed the season by suffering its fourth one-possession loss in Pac-12 play.
Joe Williams ran for 187 yards and a touchdown as Utah closed the regular season with a 20-14 victory over Colorado.
Late fumble seals win for No. 23 Utah
Colorado was driving for a potential go-ahead score, but Jordan Gehrke was sacked by Viliseni Fauonuku and fumbled. Utah covered it up and survived with a 20-14 win.
Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer
Utah running back Joe Williams, in his second start for the Utes, has already gone over 100 yards. Has 128 (8.5 yd/rush) in the first half. His production has been crucial since QB Travis Wilson has only completed 39 percent of his passes as well as one TD and one INT.
Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer
Colorado with an impressive first quarter but same Achilles heal - finishing. Buffs execute an 87-yard drive but throw an interception in the red zone. Nelson Spruce - through one quarter - has already surpassed five of his game totals from this season. But Utes still hold a 7-0 advantage.
Utes take early lead over Colorado
Travis Wilson connected with Kenneth Scott on a 16-yard TD pass to give No. 23 Utah a 7-0 lead in the snow.
Utah keeps Colorado off the board
The Buffaloes drove down the field on the opening drive, but No. 23 Utah kept things scoreless with a big blocked field goal.
Colorado takes on (23) Utah
Utah is 2-3 in its last five games after starting the season 6-0. As a starter, Travis Wilson had a 77 Total QBR in the first five games, compared with 52 in the past five games. Follow live
Snow flurries in Salt Lake City
A kickoff temperature of 28 degrees is expected for Colorado-Utah. Will periodic snow flurries accumulate on the field? AccuWeather forecast
Welcome to the Thanksgiving edition of the Pac-12 mailbag, which includes playoff talk and analysis of Rich Rodriguez's future.
The winner of the Bruins and Trojans will go on to face Stanford. The Cardinal, meanwhile, can keep their playoff hopes alive by beating Notre Dame.
What we're thankful for in the Pac-12 this season, including an influx of young talent, surprises both good and bad, and the College Football Playoff.
There are a number of rivalry games that generate lots of buzz, and deservedly so. Colorado-Utah isn't one of them.
Here are 10 things to keep an eye on in the Pac-12's final week of the regular season.
A win over Washington State would be the sixth of the season for Washington, giving the Pac-12 a 10th bowl-eligible team.
CFP Rankings: Nos. 21 - 25
In the latest playoff rankings, Mississippi State, UCLA, Utah, Toledo and Temple round out the top 25.
CFP rankings: 21-25
- 21. Mississippi State
- 22. UCLA
- 23. Utah
- 24. Toledo
- 25. Temple
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Finalists for the Ray Guy Award (nation's top punter): San Jose State's Michael Carrizosa, Utah's Tom Hackett and Colorado State's Hayden Hunt. Hackett won the Guy Award in 2014.
The Utes and Buffaloes will try to overcome injuries to key contributors Britain Covey (Utah) and Sefo Liufau (Colorado) on Saturday.
Pac-12 must adapt schedule in playoff era
The "We'll play nine conference games, that'll show 'em" plan may not work out for the Pac-12, but they aren't alone. Many schools and conferences are still trying to figure out their scheduling approach in the playoff era. McGee: Flipping the Field
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