NCAA Game Summary - Arizona at Oregon State|
(Saturday, September 26th)
Final Score: Arizona 37, Oregon State 32
Corvallis, OR (Sports Network) - Nick Foles threw for 254 yards and three
scores, as the Arizona Wildcats clawed their way past the Oregon State
Beavers, 37-32, in Pac-10 play at Reser Stadium.
Foles connected on 25-of-34 pass attempts for Arizona (3-1, 1-0 Pac-10) and he
also rushed for a touchdown. Greg Nwoko also had a nice game for the Wildcats,
as he rushed for 44 yards and a score, in addition to catching four balls for
76 yards. Arizona gained 388 yards of total offense in a nice rebound
performance following a loss to Iowa last weekend.
Sean Canfield threw for 303 yards and a pair of touchdowns for OSU (2-2, 0-1),
but he was also picked off twice. James Rodgers hauled in eight balls for 119
yards, and Damola Adeniji grabbed six passes for 70 yards and a score.
Jacquizz Rodgers also had a big night, as he rushed for 85 yards and two
touchdowns, while grabbing a team-high 13 passes for 70 yards. The Beavers
have now dropped two straight games, both of which have come at home.
The Wildcats were the first to get on the board, as Foles threw a two-yard
touchdown pass to Delashaun Dean with just over six minutes left in the
The Beavers countered with two seconds remaining in the first period, as
Canfield hit Adeniji on an 11-yard scoring strike.
Jacquizz Rodgers gave OSU a 14-7 lead with a one-yard plunge midway through
the second quarter.
Arizona countered several minutes later behind a 19-yard touchdown run from
Justin Kahut hit a 22-yard field goal on the last play of the first half,
giving OSU a 17-14 lead at the intermission.
Arizona came on strong in the third quarter, scoring a pair of touchdowns for
a 28-17 lead. Foles first rushed one yard for a score before throwing a three-
yard touchdown pass to Juron Criner.
OSU made things interesting in the fourth period when Jacquizz Rodgers
scurried two yards to paydirt. The Beavers then converted a two-point try to
make it just a 28-25 game.
Foles and company, though, responded midway through the final period with a
13-yard touchdown pass to Terrell Turner.
However, the Beavers refused to go away and Canfield hit Aaron Nichols from 13
yards away to pull the team within three points.
Arizona's defense sealed the deal with a safety with under a minute left, as
the Wildcats claimed the 37-32 victory.
The Wildcats recorded five sacks and a pair of takeaways to help compensate
for the 407 total yards it allowed in the win.
09/27 00:09:28 ET