Pac-12 viewer's guide: Week 2

Fresno State at Utah

Time: 3 p.m. ET

TV: Pac-12 Networks

Hashtag: #FRESNOvsUTAH

Utah will try to build off its impressive debut against Idaho State with a visit from the Bulldogs, who got thrashed, 51-13, in a visit to USC last week. Kaelin Clay stood out, returning a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns in his Utah debut.

Colorado at Massachusetts

Time: 3 p.m. ET


One of two teams in the conference to lose in Week 1, Colorado looks to bounce back with a rare East Coast trip. The Buffaloes need to shore up a run defense that was shredded in the second half last week against Colorado State.

Sacramento State at California

Time: 3 p.m. ET

TV: Pac-12 Networks

After knocking off Northwestern last week, all is rosy in Berkeley as the Bears prepare for their home opener. Quarterback Jared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns last week and was spelled by physical running quarterback Luke Rebenzer, who led Cal with 48 yards on 11 carries.

Eastern Washington at Washington

Time: 3:05 p.m. ET

TV: Pac-12 Networks

A rare FCS/FBS that carries intrigue, Eastern Washington features talented quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., while Washington will see quarterback Cyler Miles make his season season debut. WR John Ross scored both touchdowns for the Huskies against Hawaii last week -- one on a 20-yard reverse, the other on a 91-yard pass from Jeff Lindquist.

No. 14 USC at No. 13 Stanford

Time: 3:30 p.m. ET


Hashtag: #USCvsSTAN

The first conference game of the year also has potential to be one of the best. The USC-Stanford rivalry has been one of the best in college football over the past seven years and according to ESPN's Football Power Index, the game is as even an in-conference matchup as there will be this year.

No. 7 Michigan State at No. 3 Oregon

Time: 6:30 p.m. ET


The nation will be turning its attention to Eugene, where Oregon takes on the defending Rose Bowl champion. Michigan State's physical defense could pose problem's for Oregon's high-octane offense, but a good showing from Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota could vault him to the top of the Heisman discussion.

No. 17 Arizona State at New Mexico

Time: 7 p.m. ET

TV: CBS Sports Network

After torching outmatched Weber State in the opener, the Sun Devils should see a stiffer test in a trip to New Mexico. ASU still doesn't figure to have much trouble and will get valuable experience for its young defense heading into next week's conference opener again Colorado.

Memphis at No. 11 UCLA

Time: 10 p.m. ET

TV: Pac-12 Networks

UCLA is in need of a solid bounce-back performance after struggling in a 28-20 win at Virginia next week. A win is a win, but the Bruins won't be satisfied with merely getting by again this week in their home opener.

Oregon State at Hawaii

Time: 10:30 p.m. ET

TV: CBS Sports Network

Oregon State needed to overcome a halftime deficit to beat Portland State and now travels to Hawaii, where Washington struggled a week ago. The biggest key for Oregon State: success in the red zone.