Rival Colorado earned bragging rights with its 44-7 victory over Colorado State in the 87th annual Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field in Denver.
Down in the desert Arizona and head coach Rich Rodriguez suffered a two-point loss to BYU on Saturday night. The Cougars’ victory came late on the leg of kicker Jake Oldroyd whose 33-yard field goal with four seconds left put BYU on top for good.
Over in Tempe, Arizona State started the year off with a 44-13 win over the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks.
After posting a 7-5 record during college football’s opening weekend the Pac-12 looks to right the ship with a handful of exciting matchups in Week 2 that include BYU at Utah, Virginia at Oregon, and Utah State at USC.