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Pac-12 Week 10 fantasy recap: Cody Kessler Pac-12 Fantasy Player of the Week

Kessler tossed for 400 yards and five touchdowns against Washington State.

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Pac-12 Fantasy Player of the Week - Cody Kessler QB USC

Kessler blew up on the Cougars and ended the streak of this honor just going to quarterbacks who were playing Cal and Colorado. He put up 37 points in a week that was light on huge point scorers.

Surprise of the week - Shaq Thompson LB Washington

Thompson was a full-time running back for the Huskies for the second week in-a-row and made the most of it, putting up 27 points. I think most expect Thompson to be productive on offense, but being one of the most-productive running backs in the conference is a surprise.

Saddest thing of the of the week - Connor Halliday QB Washington State gets injured

Halliday was the conference's leading point scorer coming into the week, but sadly he suffered a career-ending injury. The impressive thing is that Halliday could still finish the year in the Top 10 of Pac-12 fantasy scorers while basically missing all of November.

Start him this week - Luke Falk QB Washington State

Falk likely won't be able to match Halliday's production, but he will almost assuredly put up points against a questionable Oregon State defense Saturday.

Sit him this week - D.J. Foster RB Arizona State

Foster has been hit and miss against better competition, so I don't expect much from him against a Notre Dame defense that can be very stingy at times.

2014 Top 10 Pac-12 Fantasy Scorers

1. Marcus Mariota QB Oregon 310

2. Connor Halliday QB Washington State 306

3. Jared Goff QB Cal 254

4. Brett Hundley QB UCLA 241

5. Cody Kessler QB USC 235

6. Sefo Liufau QB Colorado 226

7. Anu Solomon QB Arizona 226

8. Javorius Allen RB USC 190

9. Kevin Hogan QB Stanford 178

10. Daniel Lasco RB Cal 178