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First and Gold Podcast: Which Pac-12 conference games mean the most?

Oct 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA: Arizona State Sun Devils receiver Jaelen Strong (21) catches a 53-yard touchdown pass while defended by Southern California Trojans linebacker Hayes Pullard (10) on the final play of the game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Arizona State defeated USC 38-34. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA: Arizona State Sun Devils receiver Jaelen Strong (21) catches a 53-yard touchdown pass while defended by Southern California Trojans linebacker Hayes Pullard (10) on the final play of the game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Arizona State defeated USC 38-34. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the First and Gold Podcast. On this episode, Jason Gold and Ethan Friedman dive into the Pac-12 conference and discuss which conferences and non-conference games will have the greatest impact on the 2015-16 season.

Other topics include:

-- Is the Pac-12 the best Power 5 conference for Quarterbacks?

More from FoxSports

-- Who are the conference's biggest x-factors?

-- Which conference games are underrated?

-- Team-by-team season predictions

-- Player of the year award predictions

Take a listen and enjoy!

Jason Gold is a writer covering the Pac-12 for FOXSports.com. Follow Jason on Twitter @TheSportsGuy33.