Dick Harmon: BYU football: Cougar freshman running back Jamaal Williams ideal player to teach

Published: Saturday, Nov. 17 2012 12:55 p.m. MST

Washington 35, Colorado 10: The Huskies would get a better challenge going against San Jose State.

Arizona State 28, Washington State 21: Mike Leach may or may not be abusing players, but this weekend he’s got to avoid abuse from the Sun Devils.

USC 28, UCLA 24: The Bruins are definitely back to being a force in the Pac-12 and this is a perfect game to frame just how far UCLA has come.

Oregon 48, Stanford 14: Let the track meet begin. Gentlemen, start your Nikes.

Oregon State 28, California 10: Could we see a coaching change with the Bears? Stay tuned.

Louisiana Tech 42, Utah State 38: Love the Aggies, but they’ll need more firepower to keep this tennis match from getting out of hand.

Arizona 34, Utah 27: The great question: which will surface as the biggest factor, Utah’s benefit from a great home crowd or Arizona’s explosive offense? Neither the Utes nor Wildcats have won on the road in the Pac-12.

BYU 17, San Jose State 14: We’ll find out very quickly if SJSU’s passing attack can do what Oregon State did to BYU — if that OSU game was a pass-defense fluke. We'll also find out whether BYU’s secondary misses safety Joe Sampson enough for it to matter.

Last week 6-1; overall 53-19 (.736)

Dick Harmon, Deseret News sports columnist, can be found on Twitter as Harmonwrites and can be contacted at dharmon@desnews.com.

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