Most of Oregon’s opponents are concerned primarily with stopping the Ducks’ quick-strike offensive attack, which ranks second in the nation in points (55.6) and yards (632.1) per game. But Oregon also fields one of the nation’s best defenses, including an elite secondary that could give junior quarterback Kevin Hogan, who has looked shaky at times this season, a lot of trouble. We asked football writers Winston Shi, Do-Hyoung Park and David Cohn: Which element of the Ducks’ game is most likely to doom the Cardinal on Thursday?
Football: Comeback win over Oregon State sets up showdown with Oregon from Autzen, roses on the line
Overcoming four turnovers and a nine-point deficit with the third quarter winding down, No. 13 Stanford (8-2, 6-1 Pac-12) stormed back to upend No. 16 Oregon State (7-2, 5-2) 27-23 on an emotional Senior Day and kept is conference championship and Rose Bowl aspirations alive.
With all the pressure, hype and media attention focused on the Farm for the first time this season, only one team stepped up. And for the first time this season, it wasn’t Stanford. Here’s Stat on the Back’s take on the Cardinal’s first loss of the season, a 53-30 thrashing by Oregon
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck will return to the Cardinal football team for the 2011 season, Stanford announced Thursday…
We ran an experiment this week under the guise of a poll. The task was simple: choose your top three choices for the Heisman Trophy at the halfway point of the college football season. We bombarded The Daily’s staff with e-mails and reminders. Ultimately, 22 people voted.