UCLA and Utah got the weekend off to a wild start, while Stanford and Washington ensured that the Pac-12 slate would see a fantastic finish. Here's what went down in week 6 of the 2013 season.
A spectacular performance from the Bruins' secondary helped UCLA overcome a dangerous game in the cold Salt Lake City rain. Baby Blue intercepted Travis Wilson six times before Brett Hundley entered overdrive to create separation late. Utah hosts another big one against Stanford next weekend, while UCLA hosts Cal.
A week after losing to Stanford, the Cougars regained their offensive mojo in a game that saw over 1,000 total passing yards. Washington State's Connor Halliday threw for 521 and three touchdowns, while Cal's Jared Goff racked up 489 yards through the air. The Cougars host Oregon State next weekend, while Cal heads to UCLA.
The Buffaloes might have been thinking upset when they were up 10-8 early, but Marcus Mariota and the Ducks quickly put an end to that. Oregon's quarterback threw for 355 yards in the blowout win, and that's with him leaving the game midway through the third quarter. Here's Mark Helfrich and here's Bralon Addison on the victory. Both teams hit the road in week 7: Oregon is at Washington and Colorado is at Arizona State.
The Sun Devils fought back to tie the game late, but they could not seal the deal versus the Irish. Arizona State dropped two interceptions while Taylor Kelly, who racked up 362 yards by air, threw a pick six of his own. Here are some postgame reactions. ASU hosts Colorado next.
In a heavyweight battle, Stanford survived against Washington. The Huskies' Keith Price was spectacular against the Cardinal's rugged defense with 350 yards, but Stanford's Ty Montgomery was even better: He racked up nearly 300 all-purpose yards to rescue the home team on offense. The Huskies host Oregon next while Stanford travels to Utah.