Here are some interesting factoids from last week’s game at Cal:
- Seven true freshman have seen the field so for in 2012, DT Alex Balducci became the eighth true freshman to play this season with his debut at Cal.
- Marcus Mariota amassed 819 yards of total offense against USC, and Cal.
- Josh Huff, Colt Lyerla, Marcus Mariota, and De’Anthony Thomas were all nominated for some sort of award for their performances last week at Cal.
- Oregon has won nine of the last ten meetings with Stanford, with the last loss coming in 2009, when Andrew Luck and Toby Gerhart roamed the sidelines in Palo Alto.
- Five freshman are listed on Oregon’s two-deep on defense.
- Oregon has a 5-1 record when hosting College GameDay in Eugene. In 2010, the Stanford-Oregon matchup was featured for the pregame show, and Oregon emerged victorious 52-31. Stanford did not lose again until Oregon beat them again in 2011.
- Chip Kelly is 26-1 in Autzen Stadium, and has never lost after leading at halftime.