Doug Robinson: Pac-12 irrelevant on national football scene

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Doug Robinson: Pac-12 irrelevant on national football scene
Doug Robinson: Pac-12 irrelevant on national football scene

SALT LAKE CITY — The Pac-12 — the so-called “Conference of Champions” — completed its bowl season and, well, that was embarrassing. The league lost eight of nine bowl games, four of them in routs. The lone win was produced by Utah, which has made a habit of winning bowl games. If Utah's Pac-12 rivals were smart, they'd strike a deal with the Utes: A five-star California quarterback recruit in exchange for Utah's bowl formula. The Utes, who have won 17 of 21 bowl games, are doing something right. And the Pac-12 is not. This year's results were brutal: No. 8 USC lost to No. 5 Ohio State, 24-7. No. 11 Washington lost to No. 9 Penn State, 35-28. No. 13 Stanford lost to No. 15 TCU, 39-37. No. 18 Washington

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