Found September 27, 2013 on The Duck Stops Here:
Fans love sports for the Rudy stories and "Hoosiers"-style tales of underdogs that could, but this isn't one of those stories. Cal is young team with a first-year quarterback and a beat-up defense, thin in the secondary with two defensive ends out for the year. Marcus Mariota and the Oregon offense will shred them.  Offensively, the visiting Bears will try to raid the picnic basket with a chuck-and-duck-the-Ducks aerial attack, but that plays right into Oregon's strengths. Cal, 1-2 after losses to Northwestern and Ohio State, sandwiched around a 37-30, come-from-behind win over Portland State, gives up 4 sacks a game. The Ducks have a deep and experienced defensive line. Sonny Dykes has his true freshman quarterback throwing 53 times a game. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Terrance Mitchell, Brian Jackson, Avery Patterson, and Erick Dargan relish the challenge. Bear quarterback Jared Goff has thrown 7 touchdowns, but he's also thrown four picks. Northwestern returned two of ...
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