Stanford's defense was up for Notre Dame and despite a late miscue gave the Cardinal a chance on a day when the offense wasn't clicking.
A crazy Thursday night football game between Oregon and Arizona had a surprising outcome, but it also included a bold uniform combination. Will the Saturday football games in the Pac-12 do the same on the field and in the fashion department?
Arizona football's 31-24 upset of No. 2 Oregon Thursday night in Eugene sent shock waves through the Pac-12 and had big ramifications for the College Football Playoff system.
In a typical Arizona-Oregon matchup, the offenses are all the rage. This time the Arizona defense stepped up in a big way to secure an upset victory over No. 2 Oregon.
You thought you had seen everything from Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota, right? Wrong. This time the multi-talented quarterback showed off his hands, catching a throwback pass from running back Royce Freeman for a 26-yard touchdown in Thursday's 31-24 loss to Arizona.
It didn't take long for Oregon sophomore defensive back Reggie Daniels to make an impact against Arizona. Late in the first quarter, Daniels tipped Anu Solomon's pass to himself and got a foot inbounds to make an acrobatic interception for the Ducks. It was the first interception of the season for the sophomore from Chandler, Arizona.
Two of the Pac-12's three remaining undefeated football teams go head-to-head tonight in Eugene where No. 2 Oregon will host Arizona.
Oregon head football coach Mark Helfrich is being called "The Quiet Genius" as he's continued to keep the Ducks a top program and a national championship contender.
Oregon coach Mark Helfrich said in Tuesday's Pac-12 football coaches teleconference call that the Ducks learned a lot from last yaer's lopsided loss to Arizona.
Washington State football coach Mike Leach used part of his Monday press conference to talk about the extinction of mankind due to over-reliance on technology.