Roundup: Marcus Mariota is breaking Oregon records
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is piling up school records. He set the new standard in yards of total offense in the win over Michigan State and is now fourth all-time in career passing yards, surpassing Joey Harrington. Additionally, he sped past Darron Thomas in career passing touchdowns with three against Sparty. Also, USA Today compares the 2014 Oregon Ducks to Oregon teams of years past.
Washington cornerback Marcus Peters is suspended for the Illinois game for his sideline behavior in the Eastern Washington game. Also, congrats to Washington basketball alum Justin Holiday for signing with the Golden State Warriors after a stellar Summer League with the Dubs.
Props to Stanford women’s volleyball, the new No. 1 team in the nation after knocking off the previous No. 1 team, Penn State, and then-No. 9 Illinois.
#FreshGearAlert: Watch the Utah football team see its new white helmets for the first time. These dudes go bonkers.
In more pressing matters, Benny Beaver is ranked fourth in Phil Steele’s latest college football mascot power ratings. Also, Joe Bruin is seventh and Wilma T. Wildcat is 15th.
Good news reported by Jack Wang – the ankle injury suffered by UCLA wide receiver Eldridge Massington isn’t as bad as originally thought. Here’s some video of Massington talking about the injury and going back to his native Texas for this weekend’s game.
Chip Patterson of CBS Sports details the work USC running back Buck Allen and the Trojans’ offense as a whole did against Stanford’s defense Saturday.
Sure, the Wildcats are 2-0 with a better-than-it-looks road win at UTSA, but Daniel Berk writes that it’s unknown how good Arizona football can be in 2014.
Colorado football coach Mike MacIntyre is pleased with the progress his team is making upon reviewing film of the UMass game. Things get just a tad tougher with Arizona State coming to town this weekend, though.
Washington State head coach Mike Leach says his team is lacking focus and concentrating too much on what it has done right instead of earnestly working to correct the negatives from the first two losses.
Doug Haller details the beastly work Arizona State running back D.J. Foster has done through two games. Check this stat: 60 percent of Foster’s rushing yards this season have come after contact. Wowsers.
Scott Chong of California Golden Blogs reviews the game tape from Cal’s 55-14 victory over Sacramento State.