BCS aftermath: Oregon Ducks still alive

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson describes the route Oregon can still take to make it back to the BCS National Championship game in January. Oregon needs a little help but they are still very much alive in the Pac-12 Championship picture as well as the BCS National Championship race. All the Ducks need to make the Pac-12 Championship is a win over Oregon State next week and a Stanford loss to UCLA, a team that many have said would not be ashamed of playing for a loss against the Cardinal.

Blueprint: What the Oregon Ducks have to do to beat USC

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about what Oregon needs to do in order to get a statement win at USC on Saturday. From the moment Alejandro Maldonado sent a kick wide of the posts to give the USC Trojans a victory over the Oregon Ducks last year to quell Oregon’s hopes of a BCS National Championship berth, Ducks fans have been counting down the moments until their team could get revenge against the hated Men of Troy.

5 Reasons Why Washington Was Smoked by USC

Jason Green gives us 5 reasons why the Washington Huskies lost bigtime to the USC Trojans on Saturday. QB Keith Price was sacked 4 times, RB Chris Polk rushed for a season-low 36 yards, and then the Huskies came out of the locker room to take the field in the 3rd quarter already down 23-3 and then USC’s Marqise Lee took the kick 88 yards to the house. Oh Oh.

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