Pac-12 Football Rankings – Week 5

    Pac-12 football rankings heading into Week 5 of the 2016 season. Stanford wins, Washington survives OT to set up Friday night showdown.

    September 25, 2016

    Pac-12 football rankings heading into Week 5 of the 2016 season. Stanford wins, Washington survives OT to set up Friday night showdown.


    Washington nearly got caught looking ahead to Friday night.

    The Huskies ran into a determined Arizona team playing at home but took down the Wildcats, 35-28, in overtime, setting up a showdown with Stanford for the top spot in the Pac-12.

    Here’s a look at how the rest of the Pac-12 stands after four weeks.

    Week 5 Pac-12 Football Rankings

    12. Oregon State

    Suffered a home loss to Boise State.

    11. Washington State

    Had a bye week before facing Oregon.

    10. California

    Couldn’t build on its big win over Texas.

    9. Arizona

    Two losses by a combined nine points after nearly upsetting Washington.

    8. USC

    The Trojans’ losses all have been to ranked opponents. But they’re still 1-3..

    7. Arizona State

    The Sun Devils certainly can score and are 4-0 because of it after beating Cal, 51-41.

    6. Oregon

    No Royce Freeman, no Devon Allen and a second straight loss, 41-38 to Colorado.

    5. Colorado

    Beat Oregon on the road with backup quarterback Steven Montez.

    4. UCLA

    Allowed 16 points in the fourth quarter to fall short in its upset bid against Stanford.

    3. Utah

    Survived a tough trip to BYU.

    2. Washington

    The Huskies needed overtime to win at Arizona but are now a win over the Cardinal from claiming the top spot in the Pac-12.

    1. Stanford

    Big win over UCLA to remain on top heading into next week’s showdown.

    MORE: 1-128 College Football Rankings – Week 5

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