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2012 Pac-12 Preseason Predictions: USC Picked To Win Pac-12 Title By Media

On Tuesday, media members released their predictions for the 2012 Pac-12 Conference football season during media day festivities, and the USC Trojans are the favorite to emerge as Pac-12 champions in 2012. Unfortunately, the Colorado Buffaloes have been picked to finish at the bottom of the South Division and the Buffs also received the lowest vote total of any team in the conference. Colorado has set its sights higher than a last-place finish, and according to the media they will be looking to jump the fifth-place Arizona State Sun Devils and fourth-place Arizona Wildcats in the South Division.

Here is the complete set of predictions, via the official Pac-12 website:

1. Oregon (117) 732
2. Stanford (5) 533
3. Washington 502
4. California (1) 382
5. Washington State 228
6. Oregon State 205

1. USC (117) 729
2. Utah (1) 514
3. UCLA (2) 435
4. Arizona 385
5. Arizona State (3) 353
6. Colorado 164

Others receiving votes: Oregon (18), Arizona State (3)

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