Pac-12 Football Recap: Week 11


Oregon vs. Stanford, 20-26

Hopes of a National Championship slipped through Oregon’s fingers Thursday for the second year in a row, marking their first loss on the season. The Ducks rallied to the finish, making a comeback from 26-0, but fell short at the finish with a failed on-side kick. Time ran out and Stanford ended the day with a victory. Running-back Tyler Gaffney scored a touchdown and took first in rushing yards with 157. Quarterback Marcus Mariota passed for two touchdowns and 250 yards.

Nov 7, 2013; Stanford, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal wide receiver Jeff Trojan (18) runs to the sideline in celebration after recovering the onside kick by the Oregon Ducks during the fourth quarter at Stanford Stadium. The Stanford Cardinal defeated the Oregon Ducks 26-20. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Southern California vs. California, 62-28

USC beat California in Berkeley, Saturday, with a comfortable lead. Running-back Javorius Allen scored three touchdowns for USC. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor scored three touchdowns on punt returns, also increasing the Trojans’ lead. The switch of head coach from Lane Kiffin to Ed Orgeron, former USC assistant coach, seems to be working in the Trojans’ favor.

Nov 9, 2013; Berkeley, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans receiver George Katrib (83) attempts to catch a pass against the California Golden Bears at Memorial Stadium. USC defeated California 62-28. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona State vs. Utah, 20-19

The game was a close call Saturday for Arizona State, beating Utah by one point, in Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday. Defensive tackle Will Sutton captured an interception, ending the hope of an upset for the Utes. ASU quarterback Taylor Kelly was the passing leader of the night with 144 yards and a touchdown.

Nov 9, 2013; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils sideline celebrates an interception towards the end of the fourth quarter in the game against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Arizona State Sun Devils won the game 20-19. Mandatory Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Washington vs. Colorado, 59-7

A near shutout for UW, another loss for Colorado. The Huskies and Buffs faced off Saturday in Seattle. Husky quarterback, Keith Price, threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third, helping to beat the Buffs and become bowl eligible. UW tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins scored a touchdown and 62 yards for the night. Buffs wide-receiver Paul Richardson scored on a 53 yard touchdown and had 77 yards.

Nov 9, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Colorado Buffaloes specialist Ryan Severson (30) fumbles the ball on a kickoff during the 2nd half against the Washington Huskies at Husky Stadium. Washington defeated Colorado 59-7. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

UCLA vs. Arizona, 31-26

UCLA pulled out a win against Arizona Saturday in Tuscon. Bruin quarterback Brett Hundley passed for two touchdowns and 227 yards. UCLA linebacker Myles Jack ran for 66 yards to score a touchdown and help put the Bruins in front of the Wildcats. Arizona running back Ka’Deem Carey took first in rushing for the night with 149 yards.

Nov 9, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats running back KaDeem Carey (25) runs the ball as he is defended by UCLA Bruins inside linebacker Jordan Zumwalt (35) and inside linebacker Eric Kendricks (6) during the second quarter at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports