ON the Pac-12 gridiron, the Washington Huskies avenged a 12-game losing streak to Oregon in a big way Saturday afternoon at Autzen Stadium in Eugene in the 114-year rivalry as the 5th ranked Dawgs backed up their big bark, by taking a big bite out of the the Ducks, 70-21.
Oregon started freshman quarterback Justin Herbert, a Sheldon High graduate, who threw an interception on his first pass of the game, but ended up with 179 yards and 2-TDs. (Bite) Herbert is the first freshmen to start for Oregon since another Sheldon alum, Chris Miller, did so in 1983.
Husky QB Jake Browning threw for 6 touchdowns on 22 of 28 passing for 304-yards as a sophomore. Washington amassed 682 yards in total offense handing Oregon its 4th straight loss to drop to 2-and-4 overall.
Oregon has a bye week this week before playing at Cal on the 14th.
Cal lost in Corvallis Saturday night as the Beavers grabbed their first conference win in two seasons outlasting The Bears, 47-44. Ryan Nall (nahl) rushed for 221 yards and 3 scores leading the Beavs to a 2-and-3 record. OSU will host Utah this weekend.
Utah held off Arizona beating the Wildcats 36-23; Washington State is for real as the Cougs smash #15 Stanford in Palo Alto, 42-16. USC takes down Colorado, 21-17; UCLA loses at Arizona State, 23-20.