Welcome to the Thanksgiving edition of the Pac-12 mailbag, which includes playoff talk and analysis of Rich Rodriguez's future.
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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.
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.
If the Washington-Washington State rivalry returns to national relevance, both coaches will be at the center of all the talk. Or not.
After a necessary acclimatization period, Oregon QB Vernon Adams Jr. vaulted to the the top of the rankings with a 407-yard, six-TD performance.
After Oregon stayed hot and Stanford handled Cal, the Pac-12 schedule features a storied rivalry that will determine a division champ.
Stanford punched its ticket to the conference title game, and Oregon heads into its regular-season finale as one of college football's hottest teams.
The Washington Huskies can secure a bowl trip by beating rival Washington State in next week's Apple Cup.
Jake Browning threw four touchdown passes as Washington scored on its first six possessions on the way to 52-7 win over Oregon State Saturday.
Beavers on the Board
Oregon State QB Marcus McMaryion finds Victor Bolden in the corner of the end zone for a 24-yard TD. Washington is still up 52-7 in the third quarter.
Washington is firing on all cylinders
Huskies FB Deontae Cooper makes a few of the Oregon State defenders miss on his way to a 10-yard TD run. Huskies are up big, 52-0.
Huskies pouring it on
Washington QB Jake Browning finds Brayden Lenius in the middle of the field for a 10-yard TD. Oregon State trails 45-0 at the half.
Washington back on the board
Huskies QB Jake Browning finds Jaydon Mickens in the corner of the end zone for a 19-yard touchdown. Oregon State trails 35-0 early in the second quarter.
David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer
ASU's win over Arizona will mean that the Pac-12 will have 9 bowl eligible teams. Washington is dominating Oregon State early, so they'll almost certainly be able to make it 10 bowl eligible teams with a win over Washington State in next week's Apple Cup.
Washington extends its lead
Huskies QB Jake Browning finds Joshua Perkins open for an 18-yard TD grab. Oregon State trails 28-0 early in the second quarter.
Huskies special teams is on the board
Washington's Dante Pettis outruns the Oregon State punt coverage for an 89-yard touchdown. Washington is up 21-0 in the first quarter.
Huskies sniff out the end zone again
Chico McClatcher turns the corner on Oregon State for a 2-yard touchdown run. Washington extends its lead 14-0 in the first quarter.
Huskies strikes first
Washington executes a trick kickoff return play to perfection. Chico McClatcher caught a cross-field lateral pass and returned it56 yards to the Oregon State 43-yard line. The Huskies scored three plays later to take a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.
Should the Pac-12 go to an eight-game conference schedule to give teams a better shot at the College Football Playoff?
The Territorial Cup kicks off a busy schedule in the Pac-12 this week.
Stanford can clinch its place in the Pac-12 title game with a win over Cal or an Oregon loss to USC, and UCLA visits Utah in a South elimination game.
The Cardinal still have some wiggle room but could lock the North down with a victory in the Big Game; the South features a Utah-UCLA elimination game.
This week's look at the Pac-12 depth charts dissects basically a new defense at Oregon State.
Washington vs Washington State Cougars
Husky Stadium - Fri 11/27