With the Ducks idle there is still college football to watch, some of it with major Duck implications.
#3 Florida State hosts #7 Miami Saturday night at 5:00 p.m. Pacific on ABC, both teams 7-0 and undefeated. If FSU wins, they are likely to get a bump that nudges them above Oregon in this week's BCS poll, although the Ducks can swap paint and pass them with a win over #6 Stanford on Thursday.
Jameis Winston has been sparkling as a first-year, redshirt freshman starter, poised in the pocket, a tremendous leader who throws a beautiful ball and doesn't carry himself the least bit like a freshman. He dismantled Clemson on the road a couple of weeks ago. For the season he's thrown for 2177 yards, 23 tds, 4 ints, completing just under 70% of his passes.
Smart cookie: Famous Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota's chief competition for the Heisman, has another opportunity to make a statement when the Noles host the Canes in college football's prime time matchup this weekend. The 6-4, 228 reds...