Sunday, September 13, 2009
By Ted Miller
Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller
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- Arizona was sluggish against Northern Arizona, and it needs to get healthy with the schedule getting tougher.
- Louisiana-Monroe won't be a gimme for Arizona State.
- California was efficient in dispatching Eastern Washington.
- It wasn't pretty but Oregon beat Purdue and that feels good.
- Oregon State kicker Justin Kahut has redeemed himself before.
- Jobbed by officials or not -- that seems to be standard on the road these days -- Stanford fell apart in the second half.
- UCLA's defense dominated Tennessee.
- Matt Barkley proved himself in USC's win at Ohio State. Some interesting observations. I have another: An All-American center comes in handy on those fourth-and-1 QB sneaks, eh?
- Jake Locker was sharp while Washington ended its 15-game losing streak.
- Washington State looked slow while taking a whipping from Hawaii.