Over the last 12 months, Pac-12 schools, teams and student-athletes have proudly represented America on and off the field of play including the 2012 London Olympics. Here are some of the best Pac-12 images honoring our country.
Ben Gardner fired up his teammates prior to a matchup with Notre Dame this past October in South Bend.
Oregon's famed track and field venue played host to the 2013 NCAA championships.
After being shot at a party in 2008, Nellum went on to win a silver medal in the 4 x 400 meter relay event at the 2012 Olympics. He also carried the American flag at the closing ceremony.
Six Pac-12 volleyball athletes are competing internationally this summer for Team USA. They include: Nicole Edelman (Colorado), Merete Lutz (Stanford) , Jordan Burgess (Stanford), Kelsey Humphreys (Stanford), Canace Finley (Oregon) and Allison Palmer (ASU).
Franklin burst onto the scene at the London Olympics with four gold medals. The teenage phenom will bring her talent and bubbly personality to Berkeley this fall.
Barrett picked a good time to achieve a personal best in the high jump, clearing 2.03m / 6-8 to earn an Olympic silver medal in London. She was the first American female high-jumper to medal in 24 years.
UCLA unfurls a massive American flag prior to kickoff in Pasadena, CA.
After taking London by storm last summer, Barrett returned to the spotlight to belt out The Star-Spangled Banner before Oregon met Kansas State in the 2013 Fiesta Bowl.
The former Cardinal winger won gold in London last summer with the U.S. women's Olympic soccer team.
Oregon's mascot fires up the Eugene faithful at Autzen Stadium.
The national bird soars over the field prior to kickoff at the 2013 Fiesta Bowl between the Oregon Ducks and the Kansas State Wildcats.