Stanford’s 2013 football schedule may have been accidentally released Wednesday evening, although not officially by the Pac-12, and it appears as though the road back to Pasadena—the host site for next year’s BCS National Championship Game—will be anything but easy for the Cardinal.
Say what you want about special teams, but Stanford’s pass defense cost it the Fiesta Bowl. On that fateful night in January, the Cardinal executed its game plan to perfection in the three other phases of the game: it rushed for 243 yards and three touchdowns, allowed practically nothing from Oklahoma State on the ground and benefited from a 27-for-31, 347-yard effort from Andrew Luck in his final collegiate game.
Washington State hiring Mike Leach and Arizona hiring Rich Rodriguez is about to make the Pac-12 a whole lot more fun.
It’s hard out here for a writer majoring in psychology. I’m what the good folks in touch with the job market refer to as “unemployable.” Thanks, guys!
After the confusion of June’s conference expansion bonanza, the Pac-10 will now officially become the Pac-12 when Colorado and Utah join the league, which is expected to be in 2011. This much is known. What remains to be seen is how this new conference will function, particularly with respect to the most popular and lucrative college sport–football…