This Week In Pac-10 Football
OREGON continues to hold the top spot in both polls again this week, as well as the top position in the BCS standings. . . . At No. 7 in the AP poll, it's STANFORD highest ranking in the AP poll since 1970 when it was ranked sixth. The Cardinal are sitting at No. 6 in this week's BCS Standings. . . . National awards are pairing down their lists. Making the list of 10 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, honoring the nation's top defensive back, are OREGON's Cliff Harris and UCLA's Rahim Moore. Among the list of 16 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award (College Player of the Year) are OREGON running back LaMichael James and STANFORD quarterback Andrew Luck. The Chuck Bednarik Award (Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year) semifinalist list includes OREGON STATE defensive tackle Stephen Paea. STANFORD coach Jim Harbaugh was one of 15 semifinalists for the Joseph V. Paterno Award for Coach of the Year.