The Deja Vu Ducks are Once Again Perched at 8-1

Darren Perkins Editorials

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?

Darren Perkins
Spokane, WA
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Natalie Liebhaber, the Volunteer Editor for this article works in technology in SLC, Utah.

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