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Pac-12 bowl recap

In our first episode of the New Year Dave and Ryan recap the final five bowl games of the 2018 football season, talk about the national championship game being in the Pac-12 footprint, the conference looking to sell equity and hiring a PR firm to fix its image, the dumpster fire that is Pac-12 hoops and of course we answer your questions.

Final Bowl pick results:

Ryan (3-4) and David (4-3)

Final overall pick results:

Ryan 59-37-3, Dave 56-40-3

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Cheez-It Bowl recap & Pac-12 bowl previews

In our post-Christmas episode of the Podcast of Champions we recap the offense-challenged Cheez-It Bowl and preview the five remaining bowl games for the Pac-12.

Bowl Picks:

Alamo Bowl : Washington State vs. Iowa State (+3) – Ryan picks Iowa State, Dave picks WSU

Sun Bowl : Stanford vs. Pitt (+5.5) – Ryan picks Pitt, Dave picks Stanford

Redbox Bowl : Oregon vs. Michigan State (+2.5) – Ryan picks Michigan State, Dave picks Oregon

Holiday Bowl : Utah vs. Northwestern (+7) – Ryan picks Utah, Dave picks Northwestern

Rose Bowl : Washington vs. Ohio State (-6.5) – Ryan picks Ohio State, Dave picks UW

Bowl pick results:

Ryan (0-2) and David (1-1)

Overall pick results:

Ryan 56-34-3, Dave 52-38-3

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Jon Wilner talking about the Pac-12’s issues

Jon Wilner from the Bay Area News Group and author of the great Pac-12 Hotline Newsletter joins the Podcast of Champions to talk about the state of the Pac-12 and lots more. We also recap the Las Vegas Bowl and preview the Cheez-It Bowl and answer all of your Pac-12 football questions.

Bowl Picks:

Cheez-It Bowl : California vs. TCU (+1) – Ryan picks Cal, Dave picks Cal

Bowl pick results from last week:

Ryan (0-1) and David (1-0)

Overall pick results:

Ryan 56-33-3, Dave 52-37-3

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Podcast of Champions – Talking Pac-12 with John Canzano

The Podcast of Champions welcomes in for the first time John Canzano of the Bald Face Truth and the Oregonian to talk about the various problems around the Pac-12 conference plus we preview the first Pac-12 bowl game of the year.

Canzano also shared his wonderful nickname for the conference commissioner, “Champagne Larry.”

We also discuss Colorado making a big hire, bringing in Mel Tucker to take over the program.

Bowl Picks:

Las Vegas Bowl: Arizona State vs. Fresno State (-4) – Ryan picks ASU, Dave picks Fresno

Overall pick results:

Ryan 56-32-3, Dave 51-37-3

Final Power Rankings:

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

 

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Final Pac-12 football weekend recap

We put a bow on the Pac-12 football season recapping the championship game and Big Game with Ryan and Dave plus special guest Kyle Bonagura from ESPN talking about some of the issues with the Conference of Champions.

Week 14 pick results:

Ryan 2-0, Dave 1-1

Overall pick results:

Ryan 56-32-3, Dave 51-37-3

Final Power Rankings:

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

 

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Pac-12 week 13 recap and championship preview

With rivalry week in the books and the Pac-12 Championship set, Ryan and Dave break down all the week 12 action for you plus they preview not only the title game but the postponed Big Game between Cal and Stanford.

Week 13 pick results:

Ryan 4-3, Dave 2-5

Overall pick results:

Ryan 54-32-3, Dave 50-36-3

Power Rankings:

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

Our picks against the spread:

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

Pac-12 Title: Washington vs. Utah (+5) – Ryan picks UW and Dave picks Utah

 

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Pac-12 week 12 recap, week 13 preview

How is this possible that we have reached the final week of the college football regular season? In this episode of the Podcast of Champions Dave and Ryan return to recap all the action from week 12 and preview all seven games from week 13.

Oh, and their picks against the spread were on FIRE last weekend.

Week 12 pick results:

Ryan 5-0, Dave 4-1

Overall pick results:

Ryan 50-29-3, Dave 48-31-3

Power Rankings:

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

Our picks against the spread:

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

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

Stanford at UCLA (+5) – Ryan picks Stanford and Dave picks UCLA

Arizona State at Arizona (+2) – Ryan picks ASU and Dave picks ASU

Colorado at California (-12.5) – Ryan picks Colorado and Dave picks Colorado

Notre Dame at USC (+10.5) – Ryan picks ND and Dave picks ND

BYU at Utah (-13.5) – Ryan picks Utah and Dave picks Utah

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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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