Found August 30, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
The Oregon Ducks are a 59-point favorite in their game tomorrow against the Nicholls Colonels, a 1:00 p.m. Pacific kickoff in Autzen Stadium. It's televised nationally on Fox Sports 1. The outcome isn't much in doubt, but educated fans will be watching closely in several key areas: execution, substitution, penalties and turnovers. Nicholls isn't the challenge here. Charlie Stubbs' team will give a good effort and earn their $450,000 guarantee behind new quarterback Beaux Hebert, the son of former New Orleans Saint qb Bobby, but they are outmanned as a FCS school that's gone 1-10 in each of the last two seasons, suffering a 77-3 defeat at Oregon State just last December. Cool breeze, hot prospects: Marcus Mariota and the Ducks will be sharp and focused tomorrow against the Nicholls. The Flyin' Hawaiian isn't likely to keep the football more than a couple of times, but the Colonels are likely to have trouble catching him, or his teammates (Kevin Casey, G...
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