Our first PAC-12 game of the week is Fresno State at USC from the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday. Photo Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Pac-12 Football Preview: Week 1

The season is finally here with three games tonight and continuing through the weekend. As per last season we break the match-ups into different tiers while letting you know where they can be found. Lastly I’ll again be picking who I think will win through the bowl season.

All times are pacific. Rankings are from AP

Pac-12 Game of the Week

Who: Fresno State Bulldogs @ 15 Southern California Trojans
What: Mountain West v. PAC-12 meeting to open the season
When: Saturday, August 30
Where: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum/Los Angeles, California
Why: First game for Sark as USC head coach
TV: FOX

Games You’re Watching Anyway

Thursday, August 28:

  • Rutgers Scarlet Knights (B1G) v. Washington State Cougars @ CenturyLink Field in Seattle, 7 pm/FOX Sports 1

Friday, August 29:

  • Colorado State Rams (MWC) v. Colorado Buffaloes, 6 pm/FOX Sports 1
  • UNLV Rebels (MWC) @ Arizona Wildcats, 7:30 pm/ESPN

Saturday, August 30:

  • 7 UCLA Bruins @ Virginia Cavaliers (ACC), 9 am/ESPN
  • California Golden Bears @ Northwestern Wildcats (B1G), 12:30 pm/ABC or ESPN2
  • 25 Washington Huskies @ Hawai’I Warriors (MWC), 7:30 pm/CBS Sports Network

Alumni/Friends and Family Mainly Interested

Thursday, August 28:

  •  Idaho State Bengals (FCS/Big Sky) @ Utah Utes, 4:30 pm/PAC-12 Network
  • Weber State Wildcats (FCS/Big Sky) @ 19 Arizona State Sun Devils, 7:30 pm/PAC-12 Network

Saturday, August 30:

  • UC Davis Aggies (FCS/Big Sky) @ 11 Stanford Cardinal, 1 pm/PAC-12 Network
  • Portland State Vikings (FCS/Big Sky) @ Oregon State Beavers, 1 pm/PAC-12 Network
  • South Dakota Coyotes (FCS/Missouri Valley) @ 3 Oregon Ducks, 7:30 pm/PAC-12 Network

Mike’s Picks              

Season Record: 0-0
Last Season (Bowl Games Included): 72-25

Thursday, August 28:

  • Idaho State 14 @ Utah 31
  • Rutgers 17 v. Washington State 27 (Seattle, WA)
  • Weber State 7 @ Arizona State 70

Friday, August 29:

  • Colorado State 20 v. Colorado 24 (Denver, CO)
  • UNLV 6 @ Arizona 27

Saturday, August 30:

  • 7 UCLA 35 @ Virginia 17
  • California 14 @ Northwestern 21
  • UC Davis 3 @ 11 Stanford 31
  • Portland State 0 @ Oregon State 42
  • Fresno State 31 @ 15 Southern California 38
  • 25 Washington 21 @ Hawai’I 10
  • South Dakota 9 @ 3 Oregon 77

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