Highlights: Ty Griffin showed off his impressive arm strength by rolling to his left and then turning back to fire a missile into the end zone from near midfield – but Reggie Daniels foiled him by leaping up for an interception. … Mariota started one period on the right note, zipping a strike to Dwayne Stanford for a “touchdown.” … Within seconds over on the defensive end, Derrick Malone Jr. came up with a pick.
■ Ted Miller says Oregon's offense is so much more than just tempo.
■ John Canzano (and others) says that all the Ducks ever wanted is to be noticed.
■ Adam Rittenberg ($ESPN Insider) talks with several coaches about the challenges facing the Oregon offense.
■ David Lombardi takes a closer look at how Oregon scores in spurts this season.
■ Andrew Greif breaks down Oregon's running backs against OSU's linebackers.
■ Erick Dargan and Troy Hill will take part in the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Jan. 17.
■ Jimmy Fallon and some puppies predict the game on Monday.