Ex-Commissioner Larry Scott blames schools for failure to make CFB playoffs

By Ralph D. Russo, Associated PressQuestion: What do you think the Pac-12 could have done under your leadership to help better position the conference’s football programs to be more successful?

Larry Scott: I’m sure looking back we could probably identify some small things we would have done differently, but all the strategies around football and other sports were in alignment with all of our schools and our football coaches. USC, Oregon, Stanford, Washington not getting to the playoffs more often or winning has very little to do with the conference office. Between compliance issues, coaching changes and other things, some of our traditional powerhouses have struggled the last few years, and that’s hurt the league overall.

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