John Henderson of the Denver Post said it appears the conference will expand again. If so, here's a possible divisional alignment he projects:
"East Division: Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Arizona and Arizona State; West Division: UCLA, USC, Cal, Stanford, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington and Washington State."
— The Bozeman Daily Chronicle's take on Thursday's opener between Utah and Montana State.
— USC's secondary coach has resigned. The Utes open Pac-12 play in Los Angeles, against the Trojans on Sept. 10.
— Former Ute Sione Pouha of the New York Jets insists he'll be ready for the season opener.
— Will Ex-Utah star Andrew Bogut play ball in Australia until the NBA lockout is resolved?