Washington Huskies

2nd PAC12 I | 29-6
    • CBS Sports

      Pac-12 strength of schedule rankings: USC isn't going to catch any breaks in 2017

      Strength of schedule has become more important than ever before in college football. With the College Football Playoff selection committee choosing four teams to compete for the national title every season, it's not just important to win as many games as possible, you want to beat the best teams to help boost your résumé. This is why we've seen Power Five teams scheduling more Power Five opponents in nonconference play over recent seasons. Some conferences, like the Big Ten, have even adopted policies stating that they don't want their schools scheduling any more games against FCS schools. And then there are conferences like the Big Ten, Pac-12 and Big 12 that have moved to nine-game conference