The Arizona State Sun Devils were upset by the Oregon State Beavers, 35-27, and their national title dreams were dashed.
No. 6 Arizona State had their national championship hopes crushed by Oregon State as they lost, 35-27, on the road. The Sun Devils fell to 8-2 and may be in danger of losing the Pac-12 South title.
The Sun Devils led 24-14 at halftime, so an upset did not appear to be on the horizon. However, the Beavers caught up and took a 28-27 lead in the fourth quarter.
When the Sun Devils got the ball back at the end of the fourth quarter, quarterback Taylor Kelly threw a pick-six to linebacker Michael Doctor, and he was unable to muster a touchdown drive.
The Beavers rode their rushing attack to victory as running backs Terron Ward and Storm Woods both rushed for over 100 yards and a touchdown.
Quarterback Sean Mannion also performed well as he threw for 251 yards with two touchdowns and an interception on 19-of-33 passing.
For the Sun Devils, Kelly threw for 264 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions on 22-of-44 passing. Wide receiver Jaelen Strong caught nine passes for 103 yards, but running back D.J. Foster was held to 51 yards on 14 carries despite leading the team in rushing.