Facing a formidable defense and poor weather, the Cardinal needed their top playmaker Ty Montgomery to perform well. Instead, he dropped several passes and contributed to an interception that helped spark Notre Dame's comeback win.
Shrugging off an ankle injury that threatened to keep him out of the game entirely, Southern Cal's Leonard Williams helped guide his Trojans to 13-10 upset over Stanford in Palo Alto.
The Ducks' return to the top of the Pac-12 conference took a big step forward with their star quarterback and center Hronnis Grassu announcing they are returning for 2014.
NFL-caliber play along the line of scrimmage, linebacker and quarterback powered the Cardinal's victory.
Mannion entered his showdown with Stanford ranked atop the nation in passing yardage and touchdowns but how does the 6-4, 220-pound junior project to the NFL?
The focus was on the "skill positions" in the Stanford-UCLA showdown but impressive play from two Cardinal defenders should continue their season-long rise up draft boards.
Everyone knows that Stanford's front seven is one of the toughest in all of college football but the 6-foot-2, 205-pound redshirt junior showed the all-around game Saturday night to draw scouts attention, as well.
Five touchdowns and a career-high 455 passing yards look good on paper. Even better for Boyd's chances at the Heisman and first round, his touchdowns came off of NFL-caliber throws.
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