PAC-12 Football: Week two features the first conference match up of 2017

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PAC-12 Football went 11-0 through week one including some big time nailbiters. Will the great action continue  through week two? Go Joe Bruin previews all the upcoming games from “The Conference of Champions”.

Among the action that took place over the weekend, PAC-12 Football fans were treated to 77 point games and ones that took fake spikes in order to win. Fans will also be treated to the first conference opener of the year when the Cardinal take on the Trojans in a potential PAC-12 Football championship pairing.

The NFL returned tonight so while you get your fix tonight let Go Joe Bruin help you set up your Saturday maximum PAC-12 Football coverage. All times listed below are (PT).

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North Texas at Colorado, 11:30 a.m., (PAC-12)

The Colorado Buffaloes had plenty of questions to answer last week against rival Colorado State. They have a new QB who saw some action in 2016 but has to shoulder the load now. He did that and more while the defense held an explosive CSU offense to just three points after they put 58 on Oregon State a week ago. CU QB Steven Montez is a young gunslinger with a cannon. The Buffs are more talented on both sides of the ball and should stifle this Bobcat offense.

Nebraska at Oregon, 1:30 p.m., (FOX)

The Ducks are coming off a 77 point destruction of Southern Utah last week but face a much tougher test in the Cornhuskers. The main battle to keep an eye on will be how does the Oregon offensive line handles the talented ‘Husker defensive front seven. Oregon QB Justin Herbert didn’t have to be perfect last week but should be able to move the ball through the air against a defense that allowed over 400 yards last week from Arkansas State. Nebraska QB Tanner Lee is a potential NFL draft sleeper. One potential issue for both Oregon and Oregon State are the fires burning in the state that may affect the air quality enough for these games to be impacted. So far the games are still on.

Hawaii at UCLA, 2:00 p.m., (PAC-12)

No one had a more dramatic finish to their game last week than the UCLA Bruins who erased a 34 point deficit behind PAC-12 Football player of the week, QB Josh Rosen. While there were plenty to scratch your head at, the Bruins fought till the end of the game to come out on top. Hawaii on the other hand is one a handful of teams to have two games under their belt already and enter the Rose Bowl on a two game win streak behind RB Diocemy Saint Juste who has just under 300 yards in two games. The run defense was slashed by the Aggies last Sunday so it will be curios to see if the Bruins can slow the Rainbow Warriors on the ground.