Oregon at Stanford next week is more than a football.
It's an emblem of a power shift in the Pac-12 - and in all of college football, Austin Murphy argues in this week's Sports Illustrated.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon are joined by former Oregon offensive lineman Todd Kaanapu on this week's edition of Inside the Pac.
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.
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.