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Pac-12 Football Power Rankings: September 12

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We take a look at where each Pac-12 team stands after two weeks of play.

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Week two of the 2016 season is now in the books, and the week was a good one for the Pac-12 conference.

The league finished Saturday with a record of 8-2 as California and Washington State lost to the top two teams in the Mountain West, marking the only blemishes throughout the conference.

Below, Kaelen Jones and I deliver our second batch of Pac-12 power rankings.

Pac-12 North

Rank Pelton Jones
1. Washington Stanford
2. Stanford Washington
3. Oregon California
4. Oregon State Oregon
5. California Oregon State
6. Washington State Washington State

Closer Look

We both agree Washington and Stanford are the top two teams in the division, but the order is differed upon through two weeks of play. The Cardinal open Pac-12 play on Saturday night against USC, a game that should tell us a lot about where both teams are at this point in the season. The only consensus pick in the North was Washington State in last, who is now 0-2 after a tight loss at Boise State.

Pac-12 South

Rank Pelton Jones
1. Utah UCLA
2. UCLA USC
3. Arizona State Arizona State
4. Colorado Colorado
5. USC Utah
6. Arizona Arizona

Closer Look

Utah and UCLA are the ones splitting first-place votes down South. The Utes are now 2-0 after a one-point victory against rival BYU, while the Bruins responded nicely from their heartbreaking loss at Texas A&M by blowing UNLV out of the Rose Bowl late. Arizona State is the consensus No. 3 pick after its wild win against Texas Tech.