For the second consecutive season under second-year head coach Dan Lanning, the Ducks are 8-1 with their only loss coming against a Top-5 team. Last year, the Ducks sputtered to finish 1-2 with losses to bitter rivals Washington and Oregon State, while pulling out a gutsy win against Utah with an obviously injured Bo Nix.
This begs the question, how will the Ducks finish this year?
They play USC at home, at Arizona State, and Oregon State at Autzen.
Will they once again finish 1-2 down the stretch with losses to the far-from-perfect but dangerous USC and Oregon State?
Will they slip up against just one of those teams to close out at 2-1.
Or, gosh darn it, will the Ducks run the table and moonwalk (OK, waddle) into the Pac-12 Championship Game?
What are your thoughts?
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Natalie Liebhaber, the FishDuck.com Volunteer Editor for this article works in technology in SLC, Utah.
Darren Perkins is a sales professional and 1997 Oregon graduate. After finishing school, he escaped the rain and moved to sunny Southern California where he studied screenwriting for two years at UCLA. Darren grew up in Eugene and in 1980, at the tender age of five, he attended his first Oregon football game. His lasting memory from that experience was an enthusiastic Don Essig announcing to the crowd: “Reggie Ogburn, completes a pass to… Reggie Ogburn.” Captivated by such a thrilling play, Darren’s been hooked on Oregon football ever since. Currently living in Spokane, Darren enjoys flaunting his yellow and green superiority complex over friends and family in Cougar country.
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