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Oregon favored by media to win Pac-12 football title
Courtesy: GoDucks.com
Release Date: 07/26/2013
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The Ducks were picked to win the Pac-12 title by conference media members today at Pac-12 Media Day in Los Angeles.

Oregon was picked to win the Pac-12 North division by 15 of 26 voters, and to win the conference title game by 14 voters. Stanford was the runner-up in each case, with 11 voters tabbing the Cardinal as Pac-12 North champs and eight picking Stanford to win the title game.

UCLA edged Arizona State as favorites to win the Pac-12 South, and three voters picked the Bruins to win the conference championship game.

The Ducks are the media's preseason pick to win the conference for the third time in four years. In both 2010 and 2011, Oregon was tabbed as the favorite and went on to win the crown.

Oregon was picked third prior to winning the Pac-10 in 2009. USC was the media's preseason pick in 2012, but Stanford earned the conference's automatic BCS bid.

Here's how the voting broke down today (first-place votes in parenthesis):

NORTH DIVISION
1.   Oregon (15)............... 145
2.   Stanford (11)............. 139
3.   Oregon State............... 95
4.   Washington................. 84
5.   California..................... 47
6.   Washington State......... 33

SOUTH DIVISION
1.   UCLA (12)................. 135
2.   Arizona State (10)...... 130
3.   USC (4)..................... 117
4.   Arizona ....................... 76
5.   Utah........................... 60
6.   Colorado...................... 28

PAC-12 TITLE GAME CHAMPION: Oregon (14 votes)
Others receiving votes: Stanford (8), UCLA (3)

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