Tucson, AZ (Sports Network) – Ryan Katz racked up 393 yards and two touchdowns on 30-of-42 efficiency, guiding Oregon State to a 29-27 road victory over previously unbeaten No. 9 Arizona.
Katz was also picked off once but ran in a TD and distributed the ball to nine receivers, most notably Markus Wheaton, who caught seven passes for 113 yards and a score in OSU’s (3-2, 2-0 Pac-10) fifth straight win in Tucson.
James Rodgers, a preseason Biletnikoff Award candidate, also had seven receptions for 102 yards and a touchdown but left the game with a knee injury in the second quarter.
His brother, Jacquizz, added 124 yards from scrimmage and a score for the Beavers, whose only two losses this year came against Boise State and TCU, both currently ranked in the top-five.
Nick Foles completed 35-of-46 passes for 440 yards with three touchdowns and an interception for Arizona (4-1, 1-1), which was trying for its first 5-0 start since the 1998 campaign.
Juron Criner had game-highs of 12 catches and 179 yards with a score for the Wildcats, who received 110 yards from scrimmage and two TDs from Keola Antolin.