It's a top-10 -- perhaps even top-five -- matchup that looks like a Rose Bowl. Or a College Football Playoff semifinal. The Spartans shut down Stanford in the Rose Bowl in January and are eyeballing even bigger things this fall. Like the Ducks.
■ LB Tyrell Robinson has decided to transfer but his brother will be staying calling it a family decision.
■ Dale Newton says the Duck defense is poised to play bigger role in the drive for a stellar season.
■ Charles Fisher analyzes the matchup of Tyler Johnstone and Anthony Barr from the UCLA game last year.
■ Fun little video of Oregon student athletes participating in the O Heroes program at RiverRidge golf course recently with some local kids.