CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

College Sports

Some Pac-12 Teams Facing Big Tests Right Away

View Comments
College Sports College Sports
Read More

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

DALLAS (AP) After adding two schools, renaming itself and landing a massive television contract, the Pac-12 is finally ready to kick off the football season.

Arizona State and Utah get the first cracks on Thursday, playing home games against FCS schools, while the rest of the conference starts Saturday.

Some will face tests right away, including USC against Minnesota and UCLA at Houston. The big game comes Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Texas, where third-ranked Oregon will face No. 4 LSU.

The Ducks are favorites to win the conference title again after coming within seconds of a national championship last season, but face a huge challenge against the talented Tigers – even without suspended quarterback Jordan Jefferson.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 42,247 other followers