STANFORD (AP) - For all the improvement UCLA showed in its first year under coach Jim Mora, the Pac-12 season had the same ultimate ending: a title game loss that cost the Bruins a trip to the Rose Bowl.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The postgame roars from Notre Dame's locker room echoed right through the Coliseum's thick cement walls and metal beams Saturday night, moving around the 89-year-old arena like a long-absent force of nature.
SAN JOSE (AP) - De'Leon Eskridge rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns and David Fales passed for three scores as San Jose State culminated its best regular season in a quarter century with a 52-43 victory against Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
STANFORD (AP) - During the football team's most recent "movie night" held before every game, Stanford coach David Shaw quieted his players to announce that the women's basketball team had beaten top-ranked Baylor. The room erupted in excitement, and Shaw shushed everybody again to make one more statement.
BERKELEY (AP) - Jeff Tedford made a downtrodden program relevant as coach at California, putting out competitive teams for a decade, developing dozens of NFL players and spearheading a facilities upgrade.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - As Stanford's game-winning field goal tumbled through the goal posts, Oregon running back Kenjon Barner fell to his knees in dejection. With a clear path to the BCS championship game, the speedy Ducks slipped up.