Just one year after they were represented in the inaugural College Football Playoff national championship game, the PAC-12 was left out of the playoff completely. The conference looks to change that tune in 2016.
The Stanford Cardinal have a dominant player in Christian McCaffrey and he should be able to do it all once again this year.
There are other teams, like UCLA and Washington, that should give David Shaw a run for his money.
Will one of these teams get into the playoff later this year? Let’s check out the top five power rankings from the PAC-12 in Week 1.