Roundup: McCaffrey goes to work against USC again
Graham Watson tells us all about Christian McCaffrey’s dominating performance in Stanford’s convincing 27-10 win over USC, as the Heisman Trophy candidate amassed 260 all-purpose yards.
There was a controversial ending to Cal’s 50-43 win over Texas Saturday night, as Vic Enwere dropped the ball before reaching the end zone, but the officials ruled that Texas didn’t recover it quickly enough, allowing Cal to hold on to the ball at the 1-yard line.
Read Bill Plaschke’s column on the state of affairs for USC football now that it is 1-2. It was either this or Scott Wolf, not sure which one will be more palatable to Fight On nation…
The Buffs acquitted themselves pretty well in the Big House, leading for much of the game before falling 45-28 to the No. 4 Wolverines. In the game, Derek McCartney scored a touchdown in front of his grandfather Bill, a Michigan native who coached at Michigan before taking the head gig at CU.
Tough loss in Lincoln, but this was cool – Oregon paid tribute to the late Nebraska punter Sam Foltz by placing a bouquet of flowers at the 27-yard line (Foltz’s number).
Following a 34-17 win at San Jose State that has the Utes at 3-0, Utah is ranked in both the AP and coaches polls – 24th in the AP and 23rd in the coaches.
Neat moment from Arizona’s win over Hawai’i – the Wildcats honored the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor by bringing a U.S.S. Arizona survivor onto the field.
Let’s look back at Arizona State’s win over UTSA, shall we? Closer than desired for the Sun Devils, but 3-0 is 3-0.
Here are Ken Goe’s takeaways from Oregon State’s 37-7 win over Idaho State – it was nice and all, but let’s see the Beavs play some FBS foes.
Thuc Nhi Nguyen wraps up UCLA’s 17-14 win over BYU. The 2-1 Bruins are just outside of the top 25, alongside North Dakota State of all teams.
After the 41-3 win over Portland State, Jake Browning leads the nation in passing efficiency. The Dawgs dropped one spot to No. 9 in the AP rankings.
After curb-stomping Idaho 56-6, Washington State begins its bye week, but as Jacob Thorpe points out, it will be anything but a big break.