Is the Trojan Empire Rule Over?

Posted by Zach Zaremba on July-18-2009 Add Comments

In the year 2001, the final Pac-10 standings looked something like this:

1. No. 4 Oregon (7-1)

2. No. 12 Stanford (6-2)

3. No. 20 Washington (6-2)

4. No. 13 Washington State (6-2)

5. USC (5-3)

6. UCLA (4-4)

7. Oregon State (3-5)

8. Arizona (2-6)

9. Arizona State (1-7)

10. California (0-8)

Wow, this was a long time ago, I didn't know Washington State was ever good and Washington and Stanford were capable of being ranked.  And California was the cellar-dweller! (The Tedford era was soon to begin)

What is significant about this year is the fact that it was the last year that USC did not receive at least a piece of the Pac-10 conference crown. ...

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