Team preview: Stanford

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The Pac-10 had co-coaches of the year last season, with the Los Angeles-based duo of USC's Pete Carroll and UCLA's Karl Dorrell sharing the honor.

Both were deserving, too. Carroll guided the Trojans to a record-tying fourth straight conference crown and Dorrell produced the program's first double-digit win campaign since 1998.

But in terms of exceeding preseason expectations, even in-season expectations, no conference foe rivaled Stanford in 2005.