"Obviously the inaugural year of the College Football Playoff is exciting for our team and our fans, and it's that much more exciting to be at the Rose Bowl," UO coach Mark Helfrich said.
■ Kevin Gemmell has Oregon at #1 in the final Pac-12 power rankings. (obviously)
■ John Canzano says the FSU matchup could not be better for Oregon.
■ Mark Helfrich says he is excited for the matchup against Florida St.
■ The football team held a press conference yesterday and talked about the Rose Bowl matchup.
■ Tom Layberger wonders if the selection committee got is right with the final four team.
■ The Oregonian shares the Duck 2014 season if photos.
■ Dale Newton calls it an ideal matchup against FSU at the Rose Bowl.
...Getting a home-region game and avoiding Urban Meyer or Nick Saban with four weeks to prepare in the first round, the Ducks got everything they could hope for in the College Football Playoffs. It will take focus, heart and preparation, but they could win this thing.