Oregon Just Might Be Number 1

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The went to Virginia and made believers of the ACC of the “Quack Attack.”

Goe: The Ducks stomp Virginia, and this looks better than ever The second-ranked Ducks (2-0) rolled up 557 yards, put two backs over 100 yards rushing and did nothing to suggest they won’t be at least as good as they ever were under Kelly. There were nit-picks afterward. Early in the postgame news conference, 

Ducks Roll UVA As Tyner Debuts, 59-10 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – De’ ran for 124 yards and three touchdowns, threw for two touchdowns and ran 71 yards for another score and No. 2 Oregon started fast and manhandled Virginia 59-10 Saturday. The Ducks (2-0), 

No. 2 Oregon 59, Virginia 10: Ducks learn they are good enough to be sloppy …   OregonLive.com  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — It won’t take long for those around the nation to digest what Oregon did here Saturday. Just another display of speed, depth and dominance in an expected rout of Virginia. But what might give a certain outfit from Tennessee 

Hoos gonna touch DAT? The scary thing for opponents is the imperfect Ducks — 11 penalties for 119 yards, 0-for-2 on fourth down, 2.1 yards per carry for the starting tailback (Marshall), 50 percent completion rate for Marcus Mariota — are 2-0 and planning to perform at a 

De’Anthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota spark No. 2 Oregon’s rout
ESPN  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Marcus Mariota and No. 2 Oregon wasted no time showing Virginia all that speed theDucks bring is more than just talk. Mariota ran 71 yards for a touchdown on the Ducks‘ sixth play from scrimmage, turning a third-and-5 that had 

PAC 12 Football Bowl Outlook

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How will the Pac 12 do in the post season?  Will Sanford roll over Wisconsin who shocked Nebraska in the BIG 10 Championship Game?  Which is your favorite ?  Some to be answered which the bowl season starts in a couple of weeks.

 - Wisconsin thinks third straight trip to the Rose Bowl might offer different results. First five-loss team to make it to RB, but three of those losses were in OT … for entertainment purposes only, early Rose Bowl odds … who saw this matchup coming?

Washington Huskies - It was Vegas the Dawgs wanted all along, but Sark says there must be some limitations set (you think?) … Condotta’s blog … with Boise State ahead, there’s no looking back

USC Trojans - OK, it’s a bowl game, but it isn’t what Matt Barkley envisioned. A look at his star-crossed time at USC … Barkley could probably play in Bowl with his sprained shoulder, but should he?

UCLA Bruins - Holiday Bowl exec talks up choice of Bruins, saying they are a great example of a turnaround team

Arizona State Sun Devils - Graham puts his team No. 20 in final coaches poll. Sun Devils start prep for Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl vs. Navy on Friday

Arizona Wildcats - ‘Cats play Nevada in New Mexico Bowl, but landing ex-USC QBJesse Scroggins is bigger news. Could be somebody to step in for Matt Scott … how much damage can one Matt Scott fumble against ASU do? Let Greg Hansen explains.

Utah Utes – a bowl? No!  A disappointing season for the Utes, after posting a 9-1 postseason bowl record, the Utes are remembering on of their past great coaches who passed away, Rick Majerus.

Fiesta Bowl lands another marquee matchup with No. 5 Oregon against No. 7 … “Obviously, the job that Bill Snyder has done in Kansas State, his first tour, now his second tour, he’ll go down in history as one of the greatest college football coaches this game has ever seen,” Oregon coach Chip Kelly said. “He is a model for how 

Oregon, K-State to Meet in Fiesta Bowl Orchestrator of what may be the biggest turnaround in college football history his first go-round in Manhattan, Snyder came out of retirement to re-energize K-State again in 2009 — in the stadium named after him, no less. He led the Wildcats to the 

Oregon, K-State set for Fiesta Bowl “Obviously, the job that Bill Snyder has done in Kansas State, his first tour, now his second tour, he’ll go down in history as one of the greatest college football coaches this game has ever seen,” Oregon’s Kelly said. “He is a model for how to run 

OSU football: Players taking it easy for week, while coaches remain busy Oregon State football players are looking forward to time off this week before practice resumes. It has been a long season that took a physical toll with the way the schedule was disrupted. That postponed season opener with Nicholls State was finally 

Why Chip Kelly Bolts To The NFL – And Why He Stays It’s an interesting development in the history of Oregon football coaching. For years, Duck fans waited in earnest while Mike Bellotti would be courted by major football programs. Would he go? Would he stay? Oregon football is not wringing its hands 

Oregon Ducks Vs. Kansas State Wildcats Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: 1/3/13 Tyrone’s …In the second biggest game of the college football bowl season the methodical Kansas State Wildcats hope patience on offense works against the Oregon Ducks at the Fiesta Bowl. Kansas State Wildcats (11-1) at OregonDucks (11-1); Date & Time: College 

Oregon Football: Why Marcus Mariota Should Have Been a Heisman Finalist But there is just as good of a redshirt quarterback across the nation in the small town of Eugene, Oregon. Mariota is one of the best offensive players in the nation, period, and he should have received a nod as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy this 

Bowl game fever for Ducks and Beavs CORVALLIS, OR – NOVEMBER 24: De’Anthony Thomas #6 of the Oregon Ducks is tackled by Jordan Poyer #14 of the Oregon State Beavers during the 116th Civil War on November 24, 2012 at the Reser Stadium in Corvallis,Oregon.

Pac-12 Expansion: Larry Scott Believes Conference Realignment Not Likely While conference realignment shakes up much of college football, the Pac-12 is comfortable standing pat at 12 teams. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Realignment is quaking through college football at this moment. The ACC and the Big Ten continue 

: Winners and Losers from Pac-12 Championship Game The UCLA Bruins fell to the Stanford Cardinal in the Pac-12 Championship Game by a score of 27-24, effectively knocking the Bruins out of Rose Bowl contention. It’s no easy task playing an opponent for the second time in six days.

Stanford is Next in Line for Oregon

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Pac 12 Football is heading into week 11, with Stanford trying to stay with high-powered Oregon.  The Cardinal rated #14 in the football polls face a major task in trying to stop or contain the Ducks.  Bad news… They can’t!

The rest of the story More Stanford: Mariota (duh) is no ordinary freshman. From the SF Chronicle

Cal Bears - Cal’s at Oregon State Saturday (7:30, Pac-12 North) but the pre-game talk is still about Jeff Tedford. This story has Aaron Rodgers saying firing the coach would be a huge mistake … Cal’s bad season, Tedford uncertainty affecting recruiting … Keenan Allen, star receiver out with injury, treasured his time at Cal

USC-UCLA - Game’s at 12 noon Saturday (FOX). Trojans battered and bruised but they can still reach the Rose Bowl … UCLA corners - Aaron Hester and Sheldon Price – are in for a wild ride vs. Barkley, Marqise Lee and Robert Woods … OK Bruins, how do you stop Marqise Lee? … Kiffin says a win over UCLA won’t make up for disappointing season … USC has been testing Wildcat

Washington Huskies - Dawgs play at Colorado (11:30 a.m., FX) and it’s probably a question of how many points they want to score … Condotta makes his Pac-12 picks in Week 12, shockingly picks Huskies to roll

Washington State Cougars – Moos hopeful football operations building gets go-ahead … facts and stats for WSU-ASU (1 p.m., Pac-12 North) … attrition rate under Mike Leach? Not that remarkable … the 19 players who have left since the end of last season

Arizona State Sun Devils – Graham’s plan for ASU to put focus on defense … on Cameron Marshall and Senior Day

– Cats play at Utah (8 p.m., ESPNU) and it’s no picnic for opponents coming into City … Ryan Finley on UA football

Utah Utes - Unlikely pair has Utes’ punting spot-on … Utes and Cats both struggle on the road

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College Football Playoff to Have 6 Games, Not 7 In September, a proposal was put forth to add a seventh game to the rotation that would match the best team from the Big East, Mountain West, , Sun Belt and Mid-American Conference against a team from the Pac-12 or Big 12 when it did not

Ducks Roll ESPN Pac-12: The Ducks are the only team in FBS football that averages at least six yards per carry, so the pressure is on Stanford’s front seven to slow down the Ducks. The question Ted and I have been asked is why aren’t any Stanford

Yah Right! UCLA-USC rivalry just another game to Mora ESPN Mora will lead his Bruins team on to the field Saturday at the Rose Bowl for the 76th installment in one of the most intense college football rivalries, but he insists on treating it like every other game. The Pac-12 South Division title, a spot in the

what to watch  ESPN Quality matchups: If the Utes do want to get into the postseason, they’ll have to find a way to slow down Arizona running back Ka’Deem Carey, who rushed for a Pac-12 record 366 yards and five touchdowns in last week’s victory over Colorado.

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: Utah’s Dunn running into the record books Also has 12 catches for 74 yards and 12 carries for 54 yards. … Ranked sixth in the Pac-12 with a 23.6 kick return average in 2011. … Averaged 29.6 yards on his returns in 2010. … Against Iowa State in 2010, he became the first Ute to return a

Ringo: Fake Twitter accounts stir up trouble in Pac-12 One of the funniest places on the Internet, for a college football writer anyway, is the Fake Dan Beebe page on Twitter. It has literally provided side-splitting laughter for me on many It’s borderline amazing that another team could be ranked

College Football: Heisman talk now includes Oregon’s Kenjon Barner The 5-foot-11 senior back earned Walter Camp Football Foundation national player of the week honors following the USC victory, as well as the Pac-12′s weekly honor. Suddenly, his name is being mentioned more frequently by Heisman pundits, joining the

Stanford, Oregon State Football: This Weekend’s Battle for the Rose Bowl Stanford wins out, taking the Pac-12 championship. Stanford would have to beat three ranked teams: Oregon State, Oregon and UCLA. Then, they would have to win the Pac-12 . The Pac-12 South champion will likely be USC or UCLA.

Stanford names Keith Hogan QB 13 AP) in what is essentially a Pac-12 North semifinal. More on Stanford football. Stanford Everything Stanford football, from recruiting to news to game coverage, is available from ESPN.com’s Kevin Gemmell in his Stanford football blog. • More: ESPN

Pac-12 South race still clouded The second-ranked and undefeated Ducks (9-0, 6-0 Pac-12) have been nearly untouchable so far this season and are coming off a record-breaking performance against last week. They still need to play well with No. 13 Oregon State and

College Football Preview: Biggest Stories and Games to Watch Oregon State is still vying for the Pac-12 title, but it still has two games to play against Stanford (this week) and in-state rival Oregon (Nov. 24). The Beavers’ last title was a Pac-10 championship back in 2000. As for Stanford, the Cardinal could


Oregon Leads PAC 12 Football In Polls

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Four teams are still ranked in the of Football Polls.  Oregon leads the way by being ranked at Number 2 in the country, followed by Oregon State, USC and Stanford.

2012 NCAA Football Rankings – Week 9 (Oct. 21)

Week: Preseason | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

AP Top 25

1 Alabama (59) 7-0 1499
2 Oregon 7-0 1424
3 Florida (1) 7-0 1380
4 Kansas State 7-0 1333
5 Notre Dame 7-0 1241
6 LSU 7-1 1172
7 Oregon State 6-0 1106
8 Oklahoma 5-1 1065
9 Ohio State 8-0 1028
10 USC 6-1 944
11 7-1 872
12 Georgia 6-1 745
13 Mississippi State 7-0 739
14 Clemson 6-1 713
15 Texas Tech 6-1 653
16 Louisville 7-0 620
17 South Carolina 6-2 591
18 Rutgers 7-0 539
19 Stanford 5-2 421
20 Michigan 5-2 300
21 6-1 258
22 Texas A&M 5-2 252
23 Ohio 7-0 181
24 Louisiana Tech 6-1 106
25 West Virginia 5-2 76
  • Dropped from rankings: Cincinnati 21
  • Others receiving votes: Toledo 49, Texas 33, Wisconsin 31, TCU 29, Nebraska 24, Penn State 18, North Carolina State 13, Oklahoma State 12, Arizona 7, UCLA 7, Tulsa 6, Arizona State 5, Northern Illinois 5, Cincinnati 3

USA Today Poll

1 Alabama (59) 7-0 1475
2 Oregon 7-0 1403
3 Florida 7-0 1329
4 Kansas State 7-0 1326
5 Notre Dame 7-0 1221
6 LSU 7-1 1164
7 Oklahoma 5-1 1084
8 USC 6-1 1014
9 Oregon State 6-0 974
10 Florida State 7-1 948
11 Georgia 6-1 850
12 Mississippi State 7-0 800
13 Clemson 6-1 788
14 Louisville 7-0 720
15 Rutgers 7-0 637
16 South Carolina 6-2 598
17 Texas Tech 6-1 571
18 Boise State 6-1 407
19 Stanford 5-2 401
20 Michigan 5-2 264
21 Texas A&M 5-2 229
22 West Virginia 5-2 173
23 Ohio 7-0 132
24 Texas 5-2 109
25 Wisconsin 6-2 104
  • Dropped from rankings: Cincinnati 18, TCU 21, Arizona State 24
  • Others receiving votes: Louisiana Tech 100, Nebraska 71, TCU 71, Cincinnati 51, Oklahoma State 37, Toledo 30, Tulsa 21, Arizona State 21, Duke 16, Northern Illinois 14, Northwestern 11, Louisiana-Monroe 7, Western Kentucky 3, UCLA 1