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Pac-12 Week 2 Recap and Awards


Fans need to prepare for a wild season out west if the first weekend was any indication. Sure, division contenders Stanford and Arizona State were on bye while Oregon, UCLA and Arizona rolled to typically one-sided wins against over-matched opponents.

Here are your Pac-12 Week 2 Awards and Superlatives: 

Offensive Player of the Week:
Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon: 14/28, 199 yds, 2 TD, 4 att., 122 yards, TD
Taylor Kelly, QB, Arizona State: 23/31, 300 yards, 5 TD, 6 att., 25 yards
Travis Wilson, QB, Utah: 14/19, 264 yards, 3 TD, 0 INT, 3 att., 93 yards, 2 TD

Defensive Player of the Week:
Mike Honeycutt, Utah: FF, FR, TD
Tenny Polepoi, DL, Utah: 1.5 sacks, 2.5 TFL

Team of the Week:
Utah, Oregon, ASU

Coordinator of the Week:
Dennis Erickson, Utah

Freshman of the Week: Jared Goff, QB, Cal

After throwing for 450 yards in the opener against Northwestern, Goff chucked it around for 485 yards in earning new coach Sonny Dykes' first win at Cal. Goff is the second quarterback in school history to top 400 yards in back-to-back games and was just 18 yards shy of setting an all-time single-game Cal passing record (Pat Barnes, 503). He accounted for three total touchdowns and appears to be a perfect fit in Dykes wide open offensive attack. For those counting at home, that's 114 attempts, 935 yards and five total touchdowns for Goff in his first two collegiate games.

5th Down

Utah scored 70 points, most since 1973 (82 against UTEP) and set school record with 35 second-quarter points. The win pushed Utes record against Big Sky to 36-0.

Oregon has now won 16 straight on the road, the longest streak in the nation.