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.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Kenjon Barner, and on defense this week Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. Barner set a school record with 321 yards rushing and Ekpre-Olomu intercepted Matt Barkley in the end zone in the first quarter.
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.
NWSB Writer Bryant Knox talks about how the Oregon Ducks may be flying under the radar in college football during their 2012 campaign. It’s possible that such a weak schedule early in the season benefits Oregon, but when it comes to being the favorites, nobody is likely to view the Ducks as proven late in the year following the first few weeks of competition.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us today “8th grade quarterback and San Diego native Tate Martell has just made a verbal commitment to the University of Washington Huskies football team. First reported by the Seattle Times Bob Condotta via twitter… This is a little ridiculous isn’t it UW fans?
NWSB Writer Bryant Knox talks about his five boldest and fearless predictions for the Oregon Ducks in this upcoming college football season. The Oregon Ducks will have a different look to their team this year following the departures of LaMichael James and Darron Thomas, but don’t expect that to slow anybody down on this ultra-talented squad in Eugene. Check back at the end of the season to see if he was right!
NWSB insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas this weeks tells us the obvious. We know the Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly is educating his players about drug dangers. After all a report published online Wednesday by ESPN detailed an incidence of marijuana abuse throughout the nation, especially in Eugene. Remember, athletes in Oregon just want to fit in like everybody else.
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.
It’s the Washington Huskies vs. USC Trojans Saturday November 12th 2011. Check out the live betting odds, ncaa handicapping preview, and gambling trends. For the Huskies to have any chance to beat the Trojans they will have to stop Matt Barkley and have amazing games from Keith Price and Chris Polk. 2011 College football betting season is here.
Q is steaming mad after the Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys Week 9 game. Here’s the recap. 5 reasons the Seahawks were beat down. Marshawn Lynch got no help. Tarvaris Jackson threw to the wrong team, and the Seahawks defense was clueless. Red Bryant, Brandon Mebane, Alan Branch had no answer for Cowboys DeMarco Murray.
Husky insider Brandon Choate breaks down what the Washington Huskies need to do to finish the season out strong against conference foes like Oregon, Stanford and USC. Defense is the key to the Huskies future. With QB Keith Price and RB Chris Polk both finding their rhythm, it is going to take a lot to overcome the Husky offense.