College Football Recap: Arizona Dominates Washington State; QB Taylor Kelly Returns, Guides ASU to Victory

By admin October 26, 2014 11:03

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By Francisco Romero

The Arizona Wildcats stormed Martin Stadium Saturday night and dominated Washington State Cougars by a score of 59-37.

Arizona benefited from a fast start; in the blink of an eye the Cats were up 24-0.

“It’s very beneficial. It is something that Coach Rodriguez wants us to do, especially with his offense. We’ve been lacking a fast start the

Picture Courtesy of Arizona Athletics

Picture Courtesy of Arizona Athletics

last few games and thank God we started fast this week,” said Arizona’s quarterback Anu Solomon.

Solomon finished the game with a total of 294 passing yards and 5 touchdowns.

In one of the most exciting plays of the game DeVonte’ Neal went 81 yards on a punt return for a touchdown.

The Wildcats’ 59 points are their most in a conference road game since notching 59 against the Cougars at Martin Stadium in a 59-28 victory on Nov. 8, 2008.

Head Coach Rich Rodriguez was pleased with the Cats dominance of  WSU; “We got contributions from all three phases which was nice. The defense made some plays, special teams was huge, and offensively in both the first quarter and the third quarter, we executed pretty well coming out of the gates.”

ASU 24-10 Victory over Washington 

Arizona State’s quarterback Taylor Kelly returned to action after a month of being out with a foot injury and guided the Sun Devils to 24-10 victory over the Huskies of Washington.

Picture courtesy of ASU Athletics

Picture courtesy of ASU Athletics

Kelly’s first touchdown pass came in 4:58 to go in the second quarter; it was a 16-yard pass to Jaelen Strong.

ASU went into half time with a 10-0 lead.

The game was dominated by the defense of both teams.

ASU’s defensive end Armand Perry returned an interception 61 yards for a touchdown with :52 seconds left to seal the victory.

The Sun Devils improved (6-1, 4-1 Pac-12) for the season while the Huskies record stands at (5-3, 1-3 Pac-12).

ASU, Arizona and Utah are battling to stay atop the Pac – 12 South Division, the three teams have lost one conference game each. Next week ASU will face Notre Dame in a non-conference game, while Arizona will go against UCLA and Utah will face Oregon. 


By admin October 26, 2014 11:03

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