While the likes of UCLA and Washington faced off against Top 25 teams, the Oregon Ducks and the California Golden Bears played cupcake teams this week and the results show in both scenarios. Arizona State had its hands full with Illinois and ultimately let things slip away.
No. 11 Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-0) def. Washington Huskies (2-1, 51-38 - Keith Price threw four touchdown passes and Chris Polk piled up 130 yards and one touchdown on the ground, but Nebraska's defense wasn't as porous as Washington's.
No. 12 LaMichael James rushed for 204 yards and three touchdowns.(2-1) def. Missouri State (1-2), 56-7 - After Missouri State scored first, the Ducks had 56 unanswered points.
Washington St. Cougars (2-1), 42-24 - Ronnie Hillman rushed for over 190 yards and found the end zone four times, including two runs in a 21-point fourth quarter by the Aztecs. Cougars quarterback Marshall Lobbestael had 368 passing yards and three touchdown passes, but two interceptions as well.(3-0) def.
Matt Barkley threw five touchdown passes in the victory. This was never a close game.(3-0) def. (2-1), 38-17 -
BYU Cougars (1-2), 54 -10 - The Utes outscored the Cougars 40-0 in the second half in one of the largest margins of victories in this rivalries history. John White rushed for 174 yards and scored three touchdowns, and the Utah defense forced seven turnovers and scoring two for touchdowns.(2-1) def.
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