USC moved impressively downfield and then the playcalling got conservative at the 10-yard line with a run up the middle and screen to Damian Williams netting 0 yards. Jordan Congdon kicked a 27-yard FG.
Oregon is wearing green helmets, green jerseys with yellow numbers and black pants today.
Oregon students welcomed Matt Barkley with boos when he walked out by himself for warmups.
There was a downpour for about 30 minutes that made things soggy but now the sun is out.
Oregon charged NFL scouts $70 to sit in the pressbox. Scouts usually watch games for free.
There’s a break in the clouds and conditions are a little grey but currently pretty good in Eugene.
Phil Knight said tonight’s game will be close but Oregon will win during his appearance on ESPN’s GameDay.
The stage is set for a wild night in Eugene.
Good thing the Gauntlet (or whatever it’s called now) seems to be in mothballs. USC lost to UCLA in women’s soccer Friday night and finished behind UCLA at the Pac-10 cross country championships Friday in Long Beach. That’s on top of UCLA defeating USC in women’s volleyball in the teams’ first meeting.
According to the Wall Street Journal’s Accuscore predictor, Oregon will defeat USC, 24-23.