Before the Clock Starts: T-2 Weeks

Only two Saturdays remain without football, and Before the Clock Starts continues into its second year.

As with last year, we'll take a look at what conference champions do before the clock starts: The pregame show. Designed to set the tone for the football game to follow, pregame shows are, by design, high-energy, crowd-focused, and school-centric.

Stanford's conference championship may be a sign that brains and brawn are winning out west. With the Cardinal's Rose Bowl berth, the bucket hatted brigade made their way to Pasadena for their exciting brand of pageantry.

Representing the Pac-12: the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band