Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/31/12
Fiesta time! It’s been more than a month since the Oregon Ducks last took the field, but not much has changed since the Nov. 24 routing of the Oregon State Beavers. The quad from Eugene is still one of the best teams in the country, and even though they’re not in the bowl game they hoped for, they still have a chance to assert their dominance on a national stage. At one point it was almost assumed that Oregon would play the Kansas State Wildcats in the BCS National Championship. That didn’t play out, but the two teams are still set to face off Jan. 3 in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. So what do the Ducks need to do to take down their opponents? Simply put, stick to the game plan. The Ducks need to run the football against Kansas State. Run the Football It’s no secret that the Ducks like to run the football. They were the third-best running team in the country this season, and its the part of their attack that helps set up the passing game. The problem in this one is that they are going ...
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