Pac-12 Preview: Is UCLA The Favorite In The South Division?

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Dec 31, 2013; El Paso, TX, USA; UCLA Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley (17) throws a pass during the third quarter against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the 2013 Sun Bowl at Sun Bowl Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

With College Football about a month away, we continue with our Pac-12 preview by examining the Pac-12 South Division. The division has existed for three years now, since the conference added Colorado and Utah. The UCLA Bruins have “won” the Pac-12 South twice, losing once to Oregon and once to Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship game, while the Arizona State Sun Devils won the title last year.

But it’s 2014. The past is the past. Who will wear the crown this year and try to become the first ever Pac-12 Champion from the South Division? Will it be UCLA, who is considered the favorites by the media? Could it be a repeat of last year by the Sun Devils? Or will the USC Trojans make a glorious comeback under new head coach Steve Sarkisian?

Remember, these rankings reflect who should be considered the favorites in the South. And right now, the best team in the South Division is clearly the………