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Instant recap: ASU football outlasts Washington State 38-34

Jayden Daniels' rushing touchdown with 34 seconds left sealed the ASU win

ASU freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels (5) celebrates his game-winning run with his teammates as the Sun Devil's beat the Washington State Cougars 38-34 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

The No. 18 ASU football team picked up its fifth win of the season after knocking off Washington State 38-34 Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium.

Trailing 34-31 late in the fourth quarter, freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels led the ASU offense on a game-winning drive that ended with a 17-yard rushing touchdown from Daniels with 34 seconds left.

The Sun Devils faced adversity all afternoon, including a 10-0 first quarter deficit and entered the fourth quarter trailing by seven points.

Daniels completed 26-of-36 passes for 363 yards and three touchdowns, all to senior receiver Brandon Aiyuk. Aiyuk finished the day with seven catches for a career-high 196 yards.

The longest play of the day, and the season for ASU, came in the second quarter when Aiyuk caught a Daniels' pass and outran the entire Cougars' defense for an 86-yard score.

Junior running back Eno Benjamin rushed for a season-high 137 yards. His 32-yard score to start the second half gave ASU its first lead.

Defensively, redshirt junior defensive back Jack Jones led the team in tackles with 11.

Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon passed for 466 yards and three touchdowns.

ASU will play Utah Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. MST in its next matchup. 

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