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Ducks Oregon's defense wary of physical Stanford Oregon's defense wary of physical Stanford
Stanford's physical, old-school offense is something Oregon's defense isn't used to seeing. The Ducks are well aware of the trouble that can cause.
Ducks Stanford searching for ways to stop Mariota Stanford searching for ways to stop Mariota
Almost every week, Stanford coach David Shaw delegates a backup quarterback to the scout team in practice who can best simulate the upcoming opponent.

Not this week.

Shaw's search for somebody on the roster to mimic Marcus Mariota and Oregon's up-tempo offense was deemed a lost cause. There's nobody who could even come close.
Ducks Tale of 2 coaches: 'You take over and everybody says, Who?' Tale of 2 coaches: 'You take over and everybody says, Who?'
Oregon coach Mark Helfrich and Stanford's David Shaw shared some laughs when they met for the first time this offseason during an annual Pac-12 Conference meeting. Although they had never talked before, the similar circumstances that brought them together made them feel like they had known each other for years.
Ducks Oregon at Stanford in Pac-12's game of the year Oregon at Stanford in Pac-12's game of the year
The matchup between Oregon and Stanford the past three seasons has been billed as the biggest game of the year on the West Coast, a de facto Pac-12 title game and national semifinal.
Ducks Oregon and Stanford get a rest before their clash Oregon and Stanford get a rest before their clash
Second-ranked Oregon and sixth-ranked Stanford get a break next weekend before a Thursday night clash in Palo Alto, Calif., that qualifies as one of the biggest games of the season.
Ducks No. 2 Oregon hosts No. 12 UCLA in make-or-break game for both teams No. 2 Oregon hosts No. 12 UCLA in make-or-break game for both teams
The No. 12 Bruins, coming off a disheartening loss to Stanford, have a chance for redemption — in a big way — against the No. 2 Oregon Ducks this Saturday.

But the Bruins (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) face a considerable challenge in Oregon (7-0, 4-0), which is favored by more than three touchdowns. UCLA has not won at Autzen Stadium since 2004, and the team hasn't defeated the Ducks since a 16-0 blanking in 2007.
Ducks Ducks ranked 3rd in first BCS standings Ducks ranked 3rd in first BCS standings
Alabama and Florida State hold the top two spots in the first BCS standings of the season. Oregon was a close third behind second-place Florida State.
Ducks Cougs seeing pink, Beavers in the Bay Cougs seeing pink, Beavers in the Bay
The KVAL Sports team serves up predictions for 2nd ranked Oregon's home game vs. Washington State, and Oregon State's visit to Berkeley against California.