Oregon favored to win Pac-12 in preseason media poll
JUL 23, 2014 12:17p ET
As expected, voters picked UCLA to win the South and Oregon to win the North. Of 39 participating votes, 24 predicted Oregon to win the Pac-12 Football Championship Game and 13 picked UCLA. Stanford, the 2013 North winner, and USC each got one vote to win the title game.
Here's how the complete voting shook out (A first place vote was worth six points, a second place vote worth five points, etc.; first place votes in parentheses):
|1. UCLA (37)||231 points|
|2. USC (1)||181|
|3. Arizona State (1)||163|
|1. Oregon (37)||232 points|
|2. Stanford (2)||192|
|4. Oregon State
|5. Washington State||87|
Oregon has now been picked to win the North four years in a row, spanning the era of Pac-12 divisions. UCLA was also picked to win the South last season.
The Pac-12 media poll has correctly picked the Pac-12 champion in 28 of 53 previous polls and 11 of the last 14.
To see how FOXSportsArizona.com's voters stacked up, read their ballots here.