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Pac-12 week 11 recap, week 12 preview

The Pac-12 football season is winding down and the division races are much more defined with just two weeks left. In this episode of the Podcast of Champion Ryan and Dave recap all the games from week 11 and preview the important match-ups from week 12.

Week 11 pick results:

Ryan 2-3, Dave 3-2

Overall pick results:

Ryan 45-29-3, Dave 44-30-3

Power Rankings:

1. Washington State
2. Washington
3. Utah
4. Stanford
5. Arizona State
6. California
7. Oregon
8. Arizona
9. USC
10. Colorado
11. UCLA
12. Oregon State

Our picks against the spread:

Utah at Colorado (+7) – Ryan picks Utah and Dave picks Utah

USC at UCLA (+3.5) – Ryan picks UCLA and Dave picks UCLA

Oregon State at Washington (-33.5) – Ryan picks OSU and Dave picks OSU

Stanford at California (+2) – Ryan picks Cal and Dave picks Stanford

Arizona State at Oregon (-3.5) – Ryan picks ASU and Dave picks ASU

Arizona at Washington State (-9.5) – Ryan picks WSU and Dave picks Arizona

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Pac-12 week 10 recap, week 11 preview

The Pac-12 South race is clear as mud and the Pac-12 North looks like it is Apple Cup or bust. In this episode Ryan and Dave breakdown all of the week 10 games, preview the week 11 match-ups and answer your questions about the conference of parity.

Week 10 pick results:

Ryan 3-3, Dave 2-4

Overall pick results:

Ryan 43-26-3, Dave 41-28-3

Power Rankings:

1. Washington State
2. Washington
3. Oregon
4. Utah
5. Stanford
6. Arizona State
7. USC
8. Arizona
9. California
10. Colorado
11. UCLA
12. Oregon State

Our picks against the spread:

UCLA at Arizona State (-12.5) – Ryan picks ASU and Dave picks ASU

Washington State at Colorado (+5.5) – Ryan picks WSU and Dave picks WSU

Oregon at Utah (-3) – Ryan picks Oregon and Dave picks Utah

Oregon State at Stanford (-21.5) – Ryan picks OSU and Dave picks OSU

California at USC (-5.5) – Ryan picks Cal and Dave picks Cal

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Pac-12 week 9 recap and week 10 preview

It was a Saturday upset special in the Pac-12 last weekend with all five underdogs winning outright, making even more of a mess of the division races. In this episode Dave and Ryan recap all of the games from week 9 and preview what could be another crazy slate of games in week 10.

Week 9 pick results:

Ryan 3-3, Dave 4-2

Overall pick results:

Ryan 40-23-3, Dave 39-24-3

Power Rankings:

1. Washington State
2. Utah
3. Stanford
4. Washington
5. Oregon
6. California
7. Arizona State
8. USC
9. Arizona
10. Colorado
11. Oregon State (tie)
11. UCLA

Our picks against the spread:

Colorado at Arizona (-4) – Ryan picks Arizona and Dave picks Arizona

Utah at Arizona State (+7) – Ryan picks Utah and Dave picks Utah

UCLA at Oregon (-8.5) – Ryan picks UCLA and Dave picks UCLA

Stanford at Washington (-8.5) – Ryan picks Stanford and Dave picks Stanford

USC at Oregon State (+14) – Ryan picks OSU and Dave picks OSU

California at Washington State (-10.5) – Ryan picks Cal and Dave picks WSU

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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Pac-12 week 8 recap, week 9 preview

It wasn’t the prettiest weekend of Pac-12 football, but don’t forget you would kill for this in May. Ryan and Dave breakdown all six conference games from week 8 and preview six more for week 9.

Week 8 pick results:

Ryan 3-3, Dave 3-3

Overall pick results:

Ryan 37-20-3, Dave 35-22-3

Power Rankings:

1. Washington State
2. Washington
3. Oregon
4. Utah
5. Stanford
6. USC
7. Colorado
8. UCLA
9. Arizona State
10. California
11. Arizona
12. Oregon State

Our picks against the spread:

Utah at UCLA (+10) – Ryan picks UCLA and Dave picks UCLA

Oregon State at Colorado (-23.5) – Ryan picks Colorado and Dave picks OSU

Arizona State at USC (-6.5) – Ryan picks ASU and Dave picks ASU

Washington at Cal (+10.5) – Ryan picks Cal and Dave picks Cal

Washington State at Stanford (-3) – Ryan picks WSU and Dave picks WSU

Oregon at Arizona (+10) – Ryan picks Oregon and Dave picks Oregon

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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Pac-12 week 7 recap, week 8 preview

Dave and Ryan return to recap week 7 in the Pac-12 including a huge match-up in each division plus they preview a packed week 8 with all 12 programs playing conference foes.

Week 7 pick results:

Ryan 2-2, Dave 3-1

Overall pick results:

Ryan 34-17-3, Dave 32-19-3

Power Rankings:

1. Oregon
2. Washington
3. Washington State
4. USC
5. Utah
6. Stanford
7. Colorado
8. Arizona State
9. UCLA
10. Arizona
11. California
12. Oregon State

Our picks against the spread:

Stanford at ASU (+2.5) – Ryan picks Stanford and Dave picks ASU

Colorado at Washington (-16.5) – Ryan picks UW and Dave picks Colorado

California at OSU (+7) – Ryan picks OSU and Dave picks OSU

Oregon at WSU (-1.5) – Ryan picks WSU and Dave picks WSU

USC at Utah (-6.5) – Ryan picks Utah and Dave picks Utah

Arizona at UCLA (-7) – Ryan picks UCLA and Dave picks UCLA

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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Pac-12 week 6 recap, week 7 preview

How is half of the college football season over already? Dave and Ryan return to recap the exciting games from week 6 and preview what should be a powerful week 7 slate of games.

Week 6 pick results:

Ryan 3-2, Dave 2-3

Overall pick results:

Ryan 32-15-3, Dave 29-18-3

Power Rankings:

1. Washington
2. Oregon
3. Colorado
4. Washington State
5. USC
6. Utah
7. Stanford
8. Arizona State
9. Arizona
10. California
11. UCLA
12. Oregon State

Our picks against the spread:

Arizona at Utah (-14) – Ryan picks Utah and Dave picks Utah

Washington at Oregon (+3.5) – Ryan picks Oregon and Dave picks Oregon

UCLA at California (-7) – Ryan picks Cal and Dave picks UCLA

Colorado at USC (-7) – Ryan picks CU and Dave picks CU

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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Pac-12 week 5 recap, week 6 preview

It was a tough weekend in the Pac-12 with Stanford falling on the road to Notre Dame,  leaving Colorado as the only undefeated team in the conference. Ryan and Dave break down all the week 5 games, preview the contests for week 6, reveal our new Power Rankings and make our picks against the spread.

Week 5 pick results:

Ryan 4-3, Dave 2-5

Overall pick results:

Ryan 29-13-3, Dave 27-15-3

Power Rankings:

1. Washington
2. Stanford
3. Oregon
4. Colorado
5. Washington State
6. USC
7. Arizona State
8. Cal
9. Utah
10. Arizona
11. UCLA
12. Oregon State

Our picks against the spread:

Arizona State at Colorado (-2.5) – Ryan picks CU and Dave picks CU

Washington at UCLA (+21) – Ryan picks UW and Dave picks UW

Washington State at Oregon State (+16) – Ryan picks WSU and Dave picks WSU

California at Arizona (+1) – Ryan picks Cal and Dave picks Cal

Utah at Stanford (-5) – Ryan picks Utah and Dave picks Stanford

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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Pac-12 week 4 recap, week 5 preview

It was a lighter load of Pac-12 games for week 4, but there were a couple of thrillers for Ryan and Dave to talk about. Plus the guys preview all 7 Pac-12 week 5 games, reveal our new Power Rankings and make our picks against the spread.

Week 4 pick results:

Ryan 3-1, Dave 2-2

Overall pick results:

Ryan 25-10-3, Dave 25-10-3

Power Rankings:

1. Stanford
2. Washington
3. Oregon
4. USC
5. Colorado
6. Washington State
7. Cal
8. Utah
9. Arizona State
10. Arizona
11. UCLA
12. Oregon State

Our picks against the spread:

UCLA at Colorado (-10) – Ryan picks CU and Dave picks CU

Utah at Washington State (+1) – Ryan picks WSU and Dave picks WSU

Stanford at Notre Dame (-4.5) – Ryan picks ND and Dave picks Stanford

BYU at Washington (-17) – Ryan picks BYU and Dave picks BYU

Oregon State at Arizona State (-21.5) – Ryan picks OSU and Dave picks OSU

USC at Arizona (+3) – Ryan picks Arizona and Dave picks Arizona

Oregon at California (+3) – Ryan picks Oregon and Dave picks Cal

 

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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Pac-12 week 3 recap, week 4 preview

The Pac-12 North flexed its collective muscles over the weekend including Washington getting a key win on the road at Utah. Ryan and Dave break down all the games and preview the first full weekend of in-conference contests. 

Week 3 pick results:

Ryan 8-3, Dave 9-2

Overall pick results:

Ryan 22-9-3, Dave 23-8-3

Power Rankings:

1. Stanford
2. Washington
3. Oregon
4. Colorado
5. Washington State
6. California
7. Utah
8. Arizona State
9. USC
10. Arizona
11. Oregon State
12. UCLA

Our picks against the spread:

Washington State at USC (-4) – Ryan picks WSU and Dave picks USC

Arizona at Oregon State (+6.5) – Ryan and Dave pick OSU

Stanford at Oregon (+1.5) – Ryan and Dave pick Stanford

Arizona State at Washington (-18) – Ryan and Dave pick ASU

 

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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Pac-12 week 2 recap, week 3 preview

Stanford made a statement at home against USC and Arizona State and Colorado are showing they are for real. Ryan and Dave are back recapping an interesting week 2 in the Pac-12, previewing week 3 and picking games against the spread. Oh, they were on FIRE with their week 2 picks so listen and learn!

Week 2 pick results:

Ryan 7-2-2, Dave 9-0-2

Overall pick results:

Ryan 14-6-2, Dave 14-6-2

Power Rankings:

1. Stanford
2. Washington
3. Oregon
4. Arizona State
5. Colorado
6. USC
7. Utah
8. Washington State
9. California
10. UCLA
11. Oregon State
12. Arizona

Our picks against the spread:

Arizona vs. Southern Utah (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick Arizona

Oregon State at Nevada (-3.5) – Ryan and Dave pick OSU

UCLA vs. Fresno State (+1) – Ryan picks UCLA, Dave picks Fresno State

Cal vs. Idaho State (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick Cal

Washington State vs. Eastern Washington (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick WSU

Utah vs. Washington (-6.5) – Ryan and Dave pick Utah

USC at Texas (-3.5) – Ryan and Dave pick Texas

Colorado vs. New Hampshire (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick CU

Arizona State at San Diego State (+4.5) – Ryan and Dave pick ASU

Oregon vs. San Jose State (+41.5) – Ryan and Dave pick SJSU

Stanford vs. UC Davis (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick Stanford

Survivor pool picks:

PlayerWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Dave Woods (UCLA)USCWSUCalUWASUStan
Ryan Abraham (USC)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Adam Munsterteiger (CU)ASUOSUCUUofAUSCWSUUtahUCLAUW
Dan Sorensen (Utah)Arizona
Jason Scheer (UofA)WSUOSUCalUSCASUUWUtahUCLAOregon
Chris Karpman (ASU)UCLA
Chris Fetters (UW)ASUOSUUofAUWCUWSUUtahUCLAOregon
Angie Machado (OSU)UCLA
Matt Premm (UO)UCLA

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