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Arizona, Utah have shifted the balance of power in the Pac-12
Arizona, Utah have shifted the balance of power in the Pac-12

Utah lost at home to lowly Washington State earlier this season and Arizona needed 36 fourth-quarter points to defeat California, a team that went 1-11 last year, on a Hail Mary pass. So you might ask: When did the Utah and Arizona coaches get fired? Actually, Kyle Whittingham and Rich Rodriguez are coach-of-the-year candidates. They have lifted their programs from basement to contenders and flipped the balance of power in the Pac-12 Conference from north to south. No one saw it coming. Arizona has a record of 5-1, is ranked No. 15, and has defeated Oregon in Eugene. Utah is 5-1, is ranked No. 19, and has defeated Michigan in Ann Arbor. Mississippi State has been hailed as this...

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