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Was the Pac-12's play of the week made by a Southern Utah player?

Surely you've seen the catch by Southern Utah's Cameron Morgan on Saturday against Cal. It's a weekly affair for pundits, labeling one catch the best of the year, until the following week when someone like Morgan comes along to shake up the imaginary catch-of-the-year standings.

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But Morgan's touchdown grab on a Hail Mary from Brad Sorensen at halftime pulled the FCS Thunderbirds within 10 going into halftime of an eventual 50-31 loss. Sorensen evaded the pass rush after taking the snap at the 37 and chucked it to the right corner of the end zone where Morgan, a 6-foot-3 junior from Uvalde, Texas, was stuck in double coverage. As Morgan rose, the ball went off his fingertips. He and the ball fell to the ground, and Morgan corralled it on the way down.

RantSports.com makes the case that the catch, which was reviewed and upheld, should have been ruled incomplete on the grounds that the ball may have been loose when Morgan landed out of bounds. Don't know about that one. It sure looks like a catch. And, either way, it was a heck of a play.

— Bill Oram

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Arizona (Tucson Citizen)
» UA football: Report card for Cal game
» UA football coaches, opponents, results since 1899
» UA football: Arizona scores on last play, defeats Cal 49-45
» Photos: Arizona 49, Cal 45

Arizona St. (Arizona Republic)
» Jordan Simone goes from walk-on to playmaker
» How ASU football's commits fared Friday night
» ASU soccer wins its sixth consecutive match
» Colorado State volleyball holds off ASU

California (East Bay Tribune)
» Cal Bears' big night in Arizona ends in nightmare finish
» Local sports digest: Stanford, Cal in water polo showdown
» Cal to release report next week on how to improve athletes' classwork
» Fact box: Cal at Arizona

Colorado (Denver Post)
» Speedy freshman Donovan Lee gives CU Buffs another playmaker
» Colorado coached to avoid coin-toss glitches, MacIntyre says
» Colorado's MacIntyre gratified Buffs practiced hard Monday
» CU Buffs tackle Jeromy Irwin might play vs. Hawaii after concussion

Oregon (The Oregonian)
» Oregon Ducks open up Autzen Stadium doors for Fan Fest: Photo gallery
» Royce Freeman starts slow, gains steam in Oregon Ducks' 38-31 win over Washington State
» Willie Lyles returns to scouting after Oregon Ducks investigation
» Utah vs. Michigan highlights Pac-12 football games; Live updates: Full schedule, TV listings

Oregon State (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
» Oregon State roundup (Sept. 19)
» OSU men's basketball: Tinkle says positive steps being made
» Spencer to become new AD at Evansville
» BeaversSalute program gives tickets to military personnel and veterans

Stanford (San Jose Mercury-News)
» Local sports digest: Stanford, Cal in water polo showdown
» Stanford coach David Shaw goes digging
» Cal, Stanford Pac-12 men's basketball schedules announced
» Local sports digest: Stanford's Maverick McNealy ties for medalist honors

UCLA (Los Angeles Daily News)
» UCLA Football Notebook: Running back Malcolm Jones loses appeal for extra season
» COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Improving UCLA has questions to answer during preseason football camp
» COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UCLA's prized recruit Eddie Vanderdoes cleared to play by NCAA after leaving Notre Dame
» Pac-12 Media Day: Eyes on Anthony Barr for UCLA's 2013 hopes

USC (Los Angeles Daily News)
» USC Football Notebook: Marqise Lee's injury not too serious
» USC Football Notebook: QBs Max Wittek, Cody Kessler present dilemma for Trojans coach Lane Kiffin
» USC FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Former UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel thinks Trojans might not miss QB Matt Barkley
» USC FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Dion Bailey says it's 'now or never'

Washington (Seattle Times)
» Video: UW's Danny Shelton, John Timu after victory over Georgia State
» Nelson, Meyers win Sundodger titles for Huskies
» Huskies don't appear ready for Pac-12 play
» Huskies weather a dismal first half to run away from Georgia State in the second half, 45-14

Washington State (Spokane Spokesman-Review)
» Final thoughts from the Oregon game
» Ohio drops Vandals to 0-3
» Balance highlights Chiefs' season-opening win
» WSU vs. Oregon



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