Pac-10 Game of the Week: Oregon State at Arizona

Oregon State at No. 9 Arizona
Oct. 9, 2010 - 4:00 p.m. PT
Arizona Stadium
TV: Versus
Radio: Sirius 217/XM 193

Players to Watch

Arizona (4-0):

• QB Nick Foles, Jr. - Strong-armed junior has impressive accuracy, completing 74% of his throws on the year. (Foles scouting report)
• WR Juron Criner, Jr. - The 6'4 receiver has blazing speed and is arguably the best at his position on the entire West Coast.
• WR Travis Cobb , Sr. - Averages an impressive 37.8 yards per KO return, including one for 100 yards this season.
• DE Brooks Reed, Sr. - Plays every snap with reckless abandon. Needs to create havoc off the edge this game.
• DT Justin Washington, RFr. - Has been disruptive in the middle, leading the Wildcats with 3 sacks and 2.5 TFL's on the year.

Oregon State (2-2):

• RB Jacquizz Rodgers, Jr. - Jitterbug little back has close to 400 yards rushing and 6 TDs on the year. Gets stronger as the game goes on.
• DT Stephen Paea, Sr. - Highly-touted NFL prospect has 3 sacks on the year while constantly fighting double teams.
• CB James Dockery, Sr. - Tall and rangy senior corner leads the Beavers with 4 INT's to date. Outstanding m/m cover skills and athletic ability.
• LB Keith Pankey, Sr. - This 2009 All-Pac-10 honorable mention linebacker leads the Beavers with 33 tackles.
 

Game Preview

The 4-0 Arizona Wildcats are tough to beat on their home turf. Led by the impressive passing of junior QB Nick Foles to go along with an aggressive and attacking defense, this season's Wildcats are going to be difficult for any team to beat. Oregon State must bring their A-game on both sides of the ball while making some big plays on special teams. Arizona is playing with a ton of confidence right now and definitely has the horses to challenge for the Pac-10 title this season.

Around The Pac-10

Tune it to watch the other Pac-10 teams that are in action this weekend:

UCLA at California • 12:30 p.m. PT

Fox Sports Net

Sirius 214/XM 195

 

#3 Oregon at Washington State • 2:00 p.m. PT

Comcast SportsNet Northwest (Delayed)

Sirius 215/XM 194

 

USC at #16 Stanford • 5:00 p.m. PT

ABC

Sirius 214/XM 195

 

Arizona State at Washington • 7:00 p.m. PT

Fox Sports Net Northwest

Sirius 215/XM 194

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