PAC-12 South Week 5 Weekly Update


USC (3-1, 2-0)

Last week: USC had 280 more yards than Oregon State in their 35-10 win over the Beavers. The Trojans didn’t allow Oregon State to score an offensive touchdown and held them to just 123 passing yards and 58 yards on the ground. Cody Kessler went 24/32 for 261 yards and 2 touchdowns while running back Javorius Allen had 115 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown.

Next week: USC hosts Arizona State on Saturday.

Arizona (4-0, 1-0)

Last week: Bye

Next week: Arizona takes on Oregon on Thursday

UCLA (4-0, 1-0)

Last week: UCLA took on Arizona State on Thursday night and blew out Arizona State 62-27. The Bruins improved to 4-0 when they scored 35 points in the second half. They scored 3 touchdowns in just under 3 minutes when Brett Hundley threw a touchdown with 2:44 left in the second quarter followed by a 95 yard interception returned for a touchdown with .2 seconds left in the half. They then scored on an 80 yard play to begin the 3rd quarter.

Next week: UCLA takes on Utah on Saturday

Arizona State (3-1, 1-1)

Last week: Arizona State fell short to UCLA last week 62-27 and fell to 3-1. This is one of those games that the scoreboard doesn’t match the stats. Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici had 488 yards on 42 of 68 passing and 3 touchdowns to go along with 2 interceptions. The one thing that hurt the Sun Devils the most was their turnovers; UCLA had none while the Sun Devils had 4 total.

Next week: The Sun Devils head to California to take on the Trojans

Utah (3-1, 0-1)

Last week: Utah started out the first quarter with a 21 point lead but the Cougars fought back and took over the game. Washington State pulled out a 28-27 win and gave Utah their first loss of the season. After scoring 21 in the first Utah was unable to score another touchdown but was able to get to field goals, one in the 1st and one in the 4th. Quarterback Travis Wilson put up 165 yards on 18 of 38 passing and Devontae Booker had 178 yards on on 24 carries.

Next week: Utah takes on UCLA on Saturday

Colorado (2-3, 0-2)

Last week: Colorado was in a tight game with California but was not able to pull it out in double overtime where they lost 59-56. Going into halftime the Buffalloes had a 28-14 lead but California put up 21 unanswered points and by the start of the 4th quarter it was tied up at 35. The Golden Bears took the lead with 2 and a half minutes left in the game but Colorado was able to score with :21 seconds left to tie the game at 49. Both teams scored a touchdown in the first overtime period but Colorado was unable to score on the second overtime possession.

Next week: Colorado takes on Oregon State on Saturday.