Brandin Cooks did a lot of running Saturday night at Cal's Memorial Stadium as the Beavers won 49-17, Cooks had 232 yards receiving. Photo Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

PAC-12 Football Weekend Recap (Week 8)

Then there was one unbeaten in the conference of champions and that’s the Oregon Ducks (7-0, 4-0 PAC-12). UCLA (5-1, 2-1 PAC-12) took a tumble in Palo Alto against Stanford (6-1, 4-1 PAC-12) and things won’t get easier for the Bruins with a trip to Autzen this weekend. Perhaps the quietest story are the Oregon State Beavers (6-1, 4-0 PAC-12) who are still unbeaten in conference play.

Here’s what happened around the PAC-12 this weekend and our recap.

Saturday, October 19 –

Charleston Southern Buccaneers (7-1) 10 @ Colorado Buffaloes (3-3) 43: Colorado held previously unbeaten Charleston Southern to 196 yards in their 33 point win. Michael Adkins II rushed 13 times for 137 yards running for four touchdowns. Paul Richardson caught eight passes for 133 yards with a TD for a 15.3 yard per catch average. Next Game for Colorado – October 26 v. Arizona (4-2, 1-2 PAC-12), 5 pm/PAC-12 Network

9 UCLA Bruins (5-1, 2-1 PAC-12) 10 @ 13 Stanford Cardinal (6-1, 4-1 PAC-12) 24: The Stanford defense made life tough for Brett Hundley Saturday afternoon on the Farm forcing him into two turnovers. Kevin Hogan was an efficient 18-for-25 for 227 with a touchdown. Tyler Gaffney “carried” the Cardinal offense with 136 yards two scores taking 36 carries. Next Game for 12 UCLA – October 26 @2 Oregon (7-0, 4-0 PAC-12), 4 pm/ESPN. Next Game for 6 Stanford – October 26 @25 Oregon State (6-1, 4-0 PAC-12), 7:30 pm/ESPN

20 Washington Huskies (4-3, 1-3 PAC-12) 24 @ Arizona State Sun Devils (5-2, 3-1 PAC-12) 53: ASU made Washington one-dimensional holding the Huskies to -5 yards rushing and 217 total. The Sun Devils trailed 7-3 after the opening quarter before outscoring the Dawgs in the second 26-0. Taylor Kelly threw for 271 yards with two TD’s while rushing for 84 yards with two more scores. Marion Grice had 21 carries churning out 158 yards also reaching the endzone a couple times. Next Game for Washington – October 26 v. California (1-6, 0-4 PAC-12), 8 pm/FS1. Next Game for Arizona State – October 31 @Washington State (4-4, 2-3 PAC-12), 7:30 pm/ESPN

Southern California Trojans (4-3) 10 @ Notre Dame Fighting Irish (5-2) 14: Silas Redd put USC on the board first but the Trojans couldn’t find much more offense in South Bend. Southern Cal outgained ND 330-295 in the game including Cody Kessler 201 yards passing. Redd had carried 19 times finishing with 119 yards in the defeat. Next Game for USC – October 26 v. Utah (4-3, 1-3 PAC-12), 1 pm/PAC-12 Network

Utah Utes (4-3, 1-3 PAC-12) 24 @ Arizona Wildcats (4-2, 1-2 PAC-12) 35: Arizona rushed 300 yards as a team including 236 yards on 40 carries from Ka’Deem Carey including one score. B.J. Danker threw for 168 yards with a touchdown, including 51 yards with two rushing TD’s. The Wildcats hurt the Utes on third down going 12-of-20 in the game. Next Game for Utah – October 26 @Southern California (4-3, 1-2 PAC-12), 1 pm/PAC-12 Network. Next Game for Arizona – October 26 @Colorado (3-3, 0-3 PAC-12), 5 pm/PAC-12 Network

Washington State Cougars (4-4, 2-3 PAC-12) 38 @ 2 Oregon Ducks (7-0, 4-0 PAC-12) 62: This game featured 100 combined points, over 1,000 yards of offense and eight combined turnovers, oh and Wazzu’s Connor Halliday threw 89 passes. Marcus Mariota had another three hundred yard passing game throwing for 327 yards with two TD’s and another on the ground. Byron Marshall rushed for 192 yards with three scores, Thomas Tyner had 99 yards on seven carries scoring twice. Halliday had 557 yards through the air for WSU with four TD passes but four interceptions. Next Game for Washington State – October 31 v. Arizona State (5-2, 3-1 PAC-12), 7:30 pm/ESPN. Next Game for 2 Oregon – v. 12 UCLA (5-1, 2-1 PAC-12), 4 pm/ESPN

Oregon State Beavers (6-1, 4-0 PAC-12) 49 @ California Golden Bears (1-6, 0-4 PAC-12) 17: Oregon State took control early and carried a 28-3 led to the half. The Beavers had 570 yards of offense with 496 yards coming via the pass. Sean Mannion put up big numbers again throwing for 481 yards with four touchdown passes on 35-of-45 passing. Brandin Cooks was Mannion’s primary target catching 13 balls for 232 yards with a score. Next Game for 25 Oregon State – October 26 v. 6 Stanford (6-1, 4-1 PAC-12), 7:30 pm/ESPN. Next Game for California – October 26 @Washington (4-3, 1-3 PAC-12), 8 pm/FS1

PAC-12 Standings after Week 8:

North – Oregon (4-0, 7-0*), Oregon State (4-0, 6-1*), Stanford (4-1, 6-1*), Washington State (2-3, 4-4), Washington (1-3, 4-3), California (0-4, 1-6)

South – Arizona State (3-1, 5-2), UCLA (2-1, 5-1), Arizona (1-2, 4-2), USC (1-2, 4-3), Utah (1-3, 4-3), Colorado (0-3, 3-3)

* = Bowl Eligible

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