Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/9/13
High Flying Beatdown The college football season is less than a month away and fans of the Oregon Ducks could not be more excited. Avoiding a postseason bowl ban as part of their sanctions handed down by the NCAA COI, many believe Oregon is bound for yet another Pac-12 Title as well as a BCS National Championship. Not trying to get too far ahead of ourselves (though I already did that a month or two ago…oops), the Ducks will obviously have to get past their first opponent if they want to immediately start their season on the right note. It doesn’t appear that will be too hard, either, as Nicholls State is slated to make the trek to Autzen Stadium to face the No. 3 ranked Ducks (at least in the initial Coaches Poll). Now I know many fans across the nation are booing this type of matchup, but it is one that has unfortunately come to define the start of the college football season across the country. Aside from one or two high-profile matchups such as Clemson vs. Georgia (which I am already
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