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2019 Pac-12 Football Recreation: Week 4 results

The Utes continue their terrible start, losing to BYU in the Holy War

Oregon State v Arizona Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

UCLA (2-1) 38, New Mexico State (0-4) 24

The Bruins spotted NMSU a 7-point halftime lead but stormed back with 31 points in the final two quarters to win it big over the Aggies. UCLA took care of NMSU mainly on the back of DTR’s legs that saw him evade pressure on multiple occasions and secure some much-needed yardage.

Stat leaders
Passing: Dorian Thompson-Robinson, 11-20, 191 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT, 2 sacks
Rushing: Joshua Kelley, 12 carries, 51 yards, 1 TD
Receiving: Demetric Felton, 3 receptions, 84 yards, 41 YAC
Defense: Lokeni Toailoa, 12 tackles, 6 solo, 2 TFL, 1 sack

Herbstreit Pick: UCLA (W)

No. 12 Washington (3-0) 28, FCS West 25

In a bit of a shocker, the Huskies let their guard down against a fiesty Fusion team and were a missed 50-yard field goal away from going into overtime against FCSW. Quarterback Jacob Eason was held out of the end zone as FCS West did a great job of pressuring him on his throws, forcing some errant decisions and too many throwaways.

Stat leaders
Passing: Jacob Eason, 17-36, 230 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT, 1 sack
Rushing: Salvon Ahmed, 22 carries, 129 yards, 3 TD
Receiving: Hunter Bryant, 10 catches, 154 yards, 62 YAC
Defense: Ryan Bowman, 9 tackles, 5 solo, 2 TFL, 1 sack

Herbstreit Pick: Washington (W)

Arizona State (3-0, 1-0) 28, No. 23 Stanford (2-1, 0-1) 16

A Brandon Aiyuk touchdown in the fourth quarter became the game-winning score for the Sun Devils, who impressively are sitting at 3-0 and knocked off Stanford despite an injury to QB Jayden Daniels in the third quarter. K.J. Costello played the entire game for Stanford with no Davis Mills sighting, however, after being unable to move the chains during their second-to-last offensive drive in the fourth quarter, Mills was seen warming up, but never got in.

Stat leaders (Stanford)
Passing: K.J. Costello, 19-29, 314 yards, 1 TD, 1 sack
Rushing: Cameron Scarlett, 27 carries, 149 yards, 0 TD
Receiving: Michael Wilson, 4 catches, 145 yards, 1 TD, 69 YAC
Defense: Jordan Fox, 10 tackles, 6 solo, 4 TFL, 2 sack

Stat leaders (Arizona State)
Passing: Jayden Daniels, 10-18, 127 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT, 4 sacks
Rushing: Eno Benjamin, 21 carries, 130 yards, 0 TD
Receiving: Brandon Aiyuk, 4 catches, 41 yards, 1 TD, 10 YAC
Defense: Khaylan Kearse-Thomas, 11 tackles, 5 solo

Herbstreit Pick: Arizona State (W)

Oregon State (4-0, 1-0) 24, San Diego State (1-2) 17

It took an 18-point fourth quarter but the Beavers came back to trounce the Aztecs and remain undefeated this season. Jake Luton’s five-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah Hodgins was the game winner with just 2:44 remaining on the clock. Luton was relatively ineffective during the whole game and the rushing attack really paced the Beavers offense through the second half.

Stat leaders
Passing: Jake Luton, 10-27, 128 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT, 1 sack
Rushing: Jermar Jefferson, 20 carries, 119 yards, 1 TD
Receiving:Isaiah Hodgins, 4 catches, 89 yards, 1 TD, 61 YAC
Defense: Shawn Wilson, 8 tackles, 2 solo, 1 PBU

Herbstreit Pick: Oregon State (W)

No. 21 Washington State (3-1, 0-1) 45, Idaho (0-4) 20

Anthony Gordon threw three touchdowns and the Cougars actually ran in another two scores in a trouncing of the Vandals easy on Saturday night. Gordon attempted a whopping 53 passes and played well into the fourth quarter before the backups took over.

Stat leaders
Passing: Anthony Gordon, 30-53, 355 yards, 3 TD, 0 INT, 2 sack
Rushing: Max Borghi, 12 carries, 75 yards, 1 TD
Receiving: Dezmon Patmon, 10 catches, 109 yards, 1 TD, 52 YAC
Defense: Marcus Strong, 6 tackles, 1 solo, 1 FF

Herbstreit Pick: Washington State (W)

BYU Cougars (1-2) 27, Utah Utes (1-3, 0-1) 14

The Holy War was a slugfest between the Cougars and Utes as Zach Wilson’s tremendous first half was enough to hold off Utah in the end. Zack Moss left with an injury but the offense actually fared better in the second half without him and Devonta’e Henry-Cole taking charge. It was still inefficient enough due to three turnovers including two Tyler Huntley interceptions that ultimately sealed the deal.

Stat leaders
Passing: Tyler Huntley, 11-27, 150 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT, 2 sack
Rushing: Devonta’e Henry-Cole, 18 carries, 77 yards, 0 TD
Receiving: Britain Covey, 5 catches, 106 yards, 1 TD, 37 YAC
Defense: Devin Lloyd, 10 tackles, 5 solo, 2 TFL, 1 sack

Herbstreit Pick: Utah (L)

Pac-12 On a Bye: Arizona, USC, Oregon, Colorado, Cal

Reminder, this is a fictional take on our recreation of the 2019 NCAA football season using last year’s updated rosters and playing the games in NCAA Football 14 on a Playstation3. For more information, check out our intro story.