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One of the bigger days on the college football preseason calendar is here as the Pac-12 embarks on its Media Day, with plenty of major questions to be asked about the future of the conference, including whether or not some teams could depart in the absence of a media deal that its members will want.

This also marks the final season we'll see USC and UCLA in the Pac-12 as those schools look ahead to joining the Big Ten in time for next fall's kickoff. But before then, we could see some of the nation's best quarterbacking as the Pac-12 plays host to some of the best collection of talent at the position this coming season.

Media members announced their predictions in the annual preseason media poll, with USC selected to finish as the conference champion, receiving 25 first-place votes, followed by Washington, defending league champ Utah, and then Oregon rounding out the top four in the rankings.

Now, College Football HQ takes a stab at predicting the conference power rankings and projected order of finish ahead of the 2023 season.

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings for 2023 Season


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