DALLAS (FWAA) - With their 35-3 win over 5th-ranked Ohio State, the USC Trojans (2-0) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 13.
Mark Sanchez threw four touchdown passes and Joe McKnight ran for 102 yards as the Trojans lived up to their No. 1 ranking in front of 93,607 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
USC won for the 39th time in its last 40 home games and dominated the first meeting with the Buckeyes since 1990.
Other Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Bowl National Team of the Week nominees for the weekend of Sept. 13 included:
· BYU (3-0): Max Hall threw seven touchdown passes as the Cougars handed UCLA its worst loss in 75 years, 59-0, in Provo.
· UNLV (2-1): Malo Taumua blocked a field goal in overtime as UNLV upset Arizona State, 23-20, to complete a four-game weekend sweep of the Pac-10 by the Mountain West.
The FWAA has named a national team of the week since the 2002 season. This is the fifth season that the award has been sponsored by the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.