Who's running with a bull market? Who's battling the bears (not the Golden ones)?
Arizona, Arizona State, California and Oregon: The competition was questionable, sure, but all four looked good in specific ways that suggested optimism over preseason expectations is entirely reasonable.
Receivers: Arizona's Juron Criner, California's Keenan Allen, Oregon's Jeff Maehl, Stanford's Doug Baldwin, USC's Ronald Johnson and Washington State's Marquess Wilson turned in big-time performances.
Mason Foster: The Washington linebacker had 14 tackles at BYU and looked like the best defensive player on the field.
UCLA, USC, Washington and Washington State: These four showed us less than we expected to see in Week 1.
Run defense: Not to beat a dead horse or anything, but Oregon State, UCLA and Washington State got run over in their openers.
Jake Locker: Locker had solid numbers at BYU, but his Heisman Trophy candidacy needed a victory and it didn't get it.
USC's defense: Monte Kiffin's lauded Cover 2 got sliced and diced by Hawaii.
Paul Wulff: Although there were hints of potential, there's no getting around the fact that Washington State wasn't competitive at Oklahoma State.