Monday, October 29, 2012
Duck Stuff: Morning Mud
• Tom Ward and Nick Krupke are joined by former Oregon defensive end (1997-2000) Saul Patu as they talk about the win over Colorado.Oregon segment starts at 8:16.
• Marcus Mariota believes he will deliver if ever needed late in a game in a pressure filled situation.
When asked if he was looking forward to entering the fourth quarter of a close contest, Mariota smiled and said he couldn't wait for the opportunity.
"I'm a competitor and this is something that as a kid, you want to play in these games and play when it's all on the line," Mariota said.
• Bob Clark reports injuries might be an issue with some key folks on the sidelines against Colorado.
• Oregon remains at #2 in the AP and #4 in the BCS but Rob Moseley notes there are many bowl projections showing Oregon playing Alabama in the championship game, just take care of business.
Oregon controls it destiny in the race to reach the BCS Championship game. Not only do most experts' bowl projections have the Ducks facing Alabama for the title, ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit said tonight on the telecast of the new standings that he agrees.
"Oregon will control its own destiny," Herbstreit said. "If Oregon wins out, they ultimately will finish in the top two."
Posted by Mike Wines at 5:00 AM