Breaking down the BCS: Where does the Pac-12 rank?

Perhaps not as well as fans might think. The Mountain West Conference, however, had a good showing thanks to BCS appearances by Utah and TCU in an ESPN study covering 2008-10.

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham did a Q&A with

— Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News takes a look at Pac-12 expansion options.

— Check out what the Bozeman Daily Chronicle had to say about Montana State quarterback DeNarius McGhee earlier this week.

— A freelance writer for the San Francisco Chronicle laments about how unfair he thinks it is that Utah doesn't play Oregon or Stanford this season.