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Pac-12 fantasy football recap week nine: Bishop Sankey Pac-12 fantasy player of the week

Bishop Sankey had the best fantasy performance of his career against Cal.

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Pac-12 Fantasy Player of the Week - Bishop Sankey RB Washington

After having one of the worst games of his career against Arizona State the week before, Sankey bounced back in a big way with an epic performance against Cal where he seemed to rip off big runs every time he touched the ball. He finished with 37 total points on the best night of his career.

Disappointment of the week - Brandin Cooks WR Oregon State

The Stanford defense was finally able to slow Cooks down, as he failed to break 100 yards and had just one touchdown. Though that would be a good performance for most receivers, it's about less than half of what he has usually produced this year.

Surprise of the week - Jaydon Mickens WR Washington

Mickens has played well this season, but truly exploded against Cal's soft pass defense as he hauled in two long touchdown bombs and finished with 180 yards receiving totaling up 30 points in all.

Start him this week - Jerry Neuheisel QB UCLA

A third of the conference has a bye this week, so starting quarterbacks are going to be hard to find. The good news is that UCLA should beat Colorado by enough to get their backup, Neuheisel in to score some points.

Sit him this week - Terron Ward RB Oregon State

The Beavers have really, really struggled to run the ball at all this season, and though Ward is putting up some numbers, he will likely struggle this week against a USC defense that is playing as good as any in the country right now, especially against the run.

Injury watch - Kasen Williams WR Washington

There are still big time guys banged up all around the conference, but Williams is the one who looks like his season is for sure done after breaking and dislocating a bone in his foot. Williams wasn't putting up big numbers in 2013, but it looks like one of the most talented receivers in the conference is done for the year.

2013 Top 10 Overall Pac-12 Fantasy Scorers

1. Marcus Mariota QB Oregon 288 points

2. Sean Mannion QB Oregon State 275 points

3. Brandin Cooks WR Oregon State 223 points

4. Taylor Kelly QB Arizona State 214 points

5. Bishop Sankey RB Washington 205 points

6. Brett Hundley QB UCLA 194 points

7. Connor Halliday QB Washington State 192

8. Marion Grice RB Arizona State 187 points

9. B.J. Denker QB Arizona 186

10. Travis Wilson QB Utah 183 points