Posted October 12, 2011 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Utah left the Mountain West Conference behind, hoping a switch to the Pac-12 would give the program a chance to move beyond its BCS-buster status. Colorado left behind the Big 12, figuring the style of the West Coast conference would be a better fit. So far, it hasn't gone well. Nearing the midpoint of their first season in the Pac-12, the Buffaloes and Utes are both winless in the reconfigured conference and searching for answers that may take a while to find. ''We're off, but it's just a little bit,'' Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said Tuesday. ''Everyone in this conference is a little bit bigger, a little bit fast and a little bit stronger than the previous conference we were in.'' The size and speed isn't much of a change for Colorado. In the Big 12, the Buffaloes faced mammoth linemen, gun-slinging quarterbacks and talented skill players pretty much every week....
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