Forbes takes a look at the Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott and the conference's new television deal.

It notes that the league may have trumped its rivals in the television battle, but not without costs.

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Utah, it reads: "Surrendered to the Pac-12 in realization that it is better to be adopted by a networked conference than to be orphaned without it."

— Check out ESPN 700 interviews with Kyle Whittingham, Norm Chow, John Cullen, Chaz Walker, John White and Jordan Wynn.

— Chow headlines an L.A. Times list of new faces in new places.

Utah is third among others receiving votes in the season's first USA Today Coaches' poll.

Former Ute quarterback Alex Smith gets a new start with the San Francisco 49ers.