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.
Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla, who left the second-ranked Ducks earlier this month following a one-game suspension for violating team rules, was in custody Thursday after his arrest on drug-related charges in Eugene.
The Autzen parking lot burned bright with yellow and red as the Oregon Ducks hosted the Washington State Cougars in Saturday's evening match-up.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon are joined by former Oregon wide receiver Marshaun Tucker on this week's edition of Inside the Pac.
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.
No. 2 Oregon overcame the prolific passing of Connor Halliday for a 62-38 victory over Washington State Saturday night.
The No. 2 Ducks on Thursday unveiled new one-off uniforms that will be worn to support breast cancer awareness.
Nebraska has delayed games against Tennessee for a decade but found a substitute opponent in the University of Oregon.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon are joined by Kevin Leonard on this week's edition of Inside the Pac.
Mariota threw for 366 yards and three touchdowns, added another 88 yards and one TD rushing, and the second-ranked Ducks won their 10th straight over their rivals to the north with a 45-24 victory over No. 16 Washington on Saturday.
Steve Sarkisian finally has Washington where he believed they could get when he inherited the program. All they need is a validating victory, and none would be more meaningful for the 16th-ranked Huskies than to knock off No. 2 Oregon on Saturday.
While Oregon might still be slotted at 2 for the AP Poll, Autzen Stadium led the pack in a round up of the 5 best college football stadiums.
The Oregon Ducks have owned their rivalry with Washington over the last decade. The team has won nine straight against its neighbors to the north. The Ducks are not getting caught up with the rivalry hype as they take a 5-0 record to Seattle.