Late-game heroics provided a rare golden moment for the Bears at the Ducks' pond and have No. 6 Cal sitting pretty in the national title race.
ESPN.com's Mark Schlabach provides instant analysis from the Cal-Oregon game.
How's this for ironic: LSU might have an easier schedule than USC. Dynamic backfield duos were on the mark. Defenses (and coaches) losing their composure were not, writes Mark Schlabach.
Matt Ryan is enjoying his fresh start at Boston College, while Duke has its first winning streak since 2005. QBs that can do it all were on the mark. Auburn's Brandon Cox was not, writes Mark Schlabach.
After weeks of hanging under a Tennessee cloud, Cal returned to the national spotlight against Oregon. The wait for redemption was worth it, writes Mark Schlabach.