How BYU, Utah and USU's opponents fared in week six (39 items)
Week six was a rough one for local teams except BYU. The Utes fell to UCLA at home, USU had a disastrous game against the Cougars and Weber State fell to Eastern Washington.
This week of college football also produced some exciting upsets, such as Notre Dame's win over Arizona State. Furthermore, it also had controversial games such as Texas' win over Iowa State and Stanford's over Washington.
Here's how BYU, Utah and USU's opponents fared this week.
Lafe Peavler is a sportswriter intern at the Deseret News. Follow him on Twitter @MasterPeavler
1 of 39. BYU COUGARS
Quarterback Taysom Hill passed for 278 yards and threw three touchdown passes to Mitch Mathews in BYU's 31-14 win over the Aggies in Logan. While that's not exactly a performance worthy of Ty Detmer, it was a welcome sight to BYU fans.
Here's how the rest of BYU's opponents did this week.
2 of 39. Virginia Cavaliers
Last week: Lost 48-27 to Ball State (5-1)
Up next: at Maryland (4-1)
The Cavaliers couldn't stop the high-powered Ball State offense as quarterback Keith Wenning and running back Jahwan Edwards combined for five touchdowns. Read more about Virginia's loss in the Washington Post.
3 of 39. Texas Longhorns
Last week: Won 31-30 at Iowa State (1-3)
Up next: vs. Oklahoma (4-0)
It was a controversial win in Ames, but it was a win nonetheless. A big non-call on a Johnathan Gray fumble right at the goal line was huge as Case McCoy scored the go-ahead touchdown just two plays later.
Read more about this controversial win in the Dallas Morning News.
4 of 39. Utah Utes
Last week: Lost 34-27 vs. UCLA (4-0)
Up next: vs. Stanford (5-0)
The Utes' defense did the best it could to limit the high-powered UCLA offense, but six turnovers were the stat of the game as Utah fell to 0-2 in Pac-12 play. Read more about Utah's heartbreaking loss from the Deseret News' Dirk Facer.
5 of 39. Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders
Last week: Lost 24-17 vs. East Carolina (4-1)
Up next: at North Texas (2-3)
The Blue Raiders put up a valiant effort after their 37-10 loss to BYU. However, East Carolina was just too much to beat at home. Read more about MTSU's loss in the Fayetteville Observer.