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Published: Friday, July 26 2013 9:05 a.m. MDT

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Ifel Of'a-sofa
Alpine, Utah

5th in the south is equal to 10th in the pac... mark it down!

It is better to win in the MWC than lose in the pac.

Go Aggies!

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

That is ridiculous.

I think the winner of the Pac 12 south will have 2-3 losses, as they have the past couple years.

I think this is the year we "arrive" in the Pac 12.

We'll go 8-4 and be in contention for the Pac 12 South Crown(and subsequent Pac 12 title game and Rose Bowl) within the last week or two of the season.

I think anyone but Colorado has a chance to win this thing.

Go Utes!

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Mark this down.

Utah will finish 3rd or better in the South, and will SPLIT(2-2) the games against Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, and USC.

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT


I have just one questions:

Any big conferences call you guys lately about joining?



Long Live the Pac 12!

Northern, UT

They should put Utah in North division....just for fun!

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Ify Sofa,

Congratulations on your big win over Utah last year.

YOu guys already planning on storming the field again next time it happens, in 2030?

Down under
Salt Lake City, UT

Like I have been saying for two years now; The PAC does not recognize Utah as a relevant participant. Trust me, I work for a PAC school in the athletics department. Utah is just there to pad the big boy's w/l records. Even more true with basketball.
Chris, how is your PAC 11+u membership feeling right now?

Ute buster
Salt Lake City, UT

Pipe dreams Crissy. Like someone said the other day; You can out lipstick on a pig but it is still a pig.

Christy B
Salt Lake City, Utah

"After being picked to finish second in the South Division in their first two seasons in the Pac-12, they’re tabbed to finish fifth in this season’s preseason media poll — ahead of Colorado..."

The honeymoon is over for Utah and the media are finally realizing that the Utes are all talk, but no walk, when it comes to being a PAC contender.

Luckily, the Utes share the PAC South will fellow basement dweller Colorado.

The Pillow Fight in the Rockies is becoming an "epic" event in PAC history. LOL!

The Anti Chris
Salt Lake City, UT

Nor ridiculous. It reality from people in the know. Get used to it buddy. This is what the future hold for the utsies. Enjoy your membership. I watched the ESPN special last night on the PAC 11+u and the utes were not even mentioned. How sad. You could always be a BYU fan since they go to bowl games and receive tons of national attention AND play on TV each week.

Truth Machine
Salt Lake City, UT

"We'll go 8-4 and be in contention for the Pac 12 South Crown(and subsequent Pac 12 title game and Rose Bowl) within the last week or two of the season."


The truth is, you'll be lucky to finish 4-8 and you'll out of conference contention by early October.

If you're lucky, you'll sneak past Colorado to avoid the PAC basement.

Highland, UT

Frankly 5th might be to high.

Farmington, UT

Chris, in the words of Doug Wright, "Are you delusional?"

Just getting an invite doesn't make you an upper-level performer. Someone has to be at the bottom of the conference and of course it's "U" and will continue to be "U".

Picking Colorado last was a little bones of kindness tossed out for the Utes, who have lost to Colorado in SLC so maybe Utah will be #6. Must feel awfully good to be fighting for the #5 spot out-of-six teams, huh? That's the PAC 12 for you.

How is Utah going to get that split----are one of their opponents going to forfeit the game?


Mcallen, TX

Not sure the utes will finish ahead of Colorado.

After a beating from the Aggies, and Cougars, there won't be much gas left in the tank.

Farmington, UT

"...be in contention for the Pac 12 South Crown(and subsequent Pac 12 title game and Rose Bowl)"

Ha-ha-ha!!! Ha-ha-ha!!! Ha-ha-ha!!!

Mark it down (the laughter, that is).

I knew it was just a matter of time before you started crowing about the Rose Bowl again. That, my friend, is really hilarious. How was your bowl last year;did you score 100 at Orchard Lanes?

You can't make this stuff up; too funny!! Thanks for providing comic relief today, truly.

Ifel Of'a-sofa
Alpine, Utah

this just in... utes jump ahead of BYU as the most hated team, but stay in the cellar of the pac

International Cougar Fan
Tacoma, WA

Mark it Down!

The only big conference in College Football is the SEC with their continued domination of the BCS championship game.

No other conference comes close.

Ifel Of'a-sofa
Alpine, Utah

uts you have to win to storm a field... let us know when that happens will ya?

Ernest T. Zass
Salt Lake City, UT

Thank goodness for Colorado.

scenic view
Baltimore, MD

Utah St - loss
Weber St - win
Oregon St - loss
at BYU - loss
UCLA - loss
Stanford - loss
at Arizona - loss
at USC - loss
Arizona St - loss
at Oregon - loss
at WSU - tossup
Colorado - tossup

Yep; if the Utes split their tossups and pull a conference upset somewhere, 2 conference wins are possible. 5th/6th in the PAC South could hang in the balance Thanksgiving weekend.

Overall, 3-9 likely, with an outside chance at 4-8. Either way, U can count on being home for the Holidays.

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