Found October 06, 2012 on
EUGENE -- One of the oldest rivalries in the PAC-12 will be renewed Saturday night as No. 2 Oregon hosts No. 23 Washington at Autzen Stadium under the lights. The Huskies are entering the game coming off of an upset over then-No. 8-ranked Stanford on Sept 27 in Seattle. Washington coach Steve Sarkisian hopes that his team scan ride that momentum into this game and have another big upset. Oregon has won the previous eight match-ups between the two squads, and Chip Kelly will have him team prepared as if they are looking to win his first game if the year. With a win, Oregon will enter its bye week with a 6-0 record.Here are are three things to watch out for in this game:The play of Washington's Keith Price.Price made his first career start against the Ducks in 2010 when Jake Locker was out with an injury, and it was possibly the worst game of Price's career. That is something that I am sure he will be looking to avenge. Washington enters the game only averaging 194 yards passi...
BEST OF MAXIM
For the high flying Oregon Ducks offense, the last two weeks have featured sluggish first halfs. In their first two conference games against Arizona and Washington State, the Ducks scored a combined 36 points in the first half of the games.
On Saturday night, they scored 35 in the first half.
Slow starts? What slow starts?
The Ducks (6-0, 3-0 in Pac 12...
Well that wasn’t pretty
The Washington Huskies headed just south to Eugene, Oregon to take on their biggest out of state rival Ducks. Coming off a huge upset victory over Stanford and a top 25 ranking, the Huskies went into the game with confidence and swagger. That all ended quickly when the Ducks took a quick lead on the Huskies and never looked back.
While several things went...
The Washington Huskies started their Pac-12 gauntlet last week, knocking off Stanford in a big upset victory in Seattle on the big stage. This week, they do it again in primetime, against the Oregon Ducks. The Dawgs will be traveling to Eugene to take on our arch nemesis, the Pondsquatters in the second of three brutal games to start off their conference schedule.