TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Ryan Torain ran for 90 yards and a touchdown
and caught a touchdown pass to help Arizona State snap a three-game
losing streak with a 38-3 victory over Stanford on Saturday.
Keegan Herring added two touchdown runs as the Sun Devils (4-3,
1-3) handed Stanford (0-8, 0-5) its 10th straight loss, a streak
dating to last season.
The Sun Devils limited Stanford to 145 total yards.
Arizona State's Zach Miller caught four passes to break Todd
Heap's school record for receptions by a tight end. Miller, a
junior, has 119 career catches.
The Sun Devils typically like to pass. But Arizona State stuck
to the ground against Stanford, which came into the game allowing a
national-worst 262.6 yards per game. The Sun Devils rushed for 206
Torain, a junior college transfer from Shawnee Mission, Kan.,
emerged from a crowded backfield to take over the starting job
three weeks ago.
Torain caught a 27-yard touchdown pass from Rudy Carpenter to
give the Sun Devils a 7-0 lead on the game's first possession. The
pass capped an eight-play, 59-yard drive.
Torain's 2-yard run gave Arizona State a 17-0 lead midway
through the second quarter.
Torain gave way to Herring, who scored on runs of 8 and 6 yards
to put the Sun Devils ahead 31-0 with 6:20 to play in the third
Carpenter completed 14 of 15 passes for 160 yards and a
touchdown. He completed 12 straight passes at one point, one shy of
the school record.
The Cardinal's yearlong offensive woes continued. Stanford had
62 yards of total offense before tailback Anthony Kimble ran for 58
yards midway through the third quarter.
The Cardinal have scored nine touchdowns in eight games -- and
five came in a 35-34 loss to San Jose State on Sept. 9.
Stanford's only points came on Aaron Zagory's 35-yard field goal
with 3:53 to play in the third quarter.
Ostrander was 7-for-25 for 66 yards. He threw one interception.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.
Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon will start against Oregon State on Saturday, a source told ESPN.