McLaughlin: Pac-12 Football at Its Best in Nearly a Decade

Spencer is joined by a Carter Bahns, senior writer/editor at, to discuss why

Posted on November 29, 2022

  By Spencer McLaughlin of Locked on Pac-12 for SuperWest Sports


At the conclusion of the 2022 regular season, there are seven Pac-12 teams that have at least 7 wins—with 6 of them at 9 or more (USC, Utah, UCLA, Oregon, Washington, Oregon State).

There’s a clear and identifiable trend that’s been the driving force behind the Conference’s notable resurgence this season.

On today’s episode of Locked On Pac-12, I’m joined by a jubilant Carter Bahns, senior writer/editor at

We talk about the league’s strength, about just how massive of a win—beyond the one game—Oregon State’s shocking comeback victory over Oregon was for the Beavers’ football program.

usc logoPlus, one (or more) names at the QB position for the Beavs to keep their eyes on.

Stanford and Colorado are the only programs at this moment that don’t know who their coach will be for the 2023 football season.

Carter and I discuss what Deion Sanders would mean for Colorado, and just how attractive of a job the Stanford opening is after David Shaw stepped aside.

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