Over the course of the week we'll have different previews featuring Arizona's game against Oregon on Saturday in Eugene. To get things started, here's some basic information on Arizona's ninth opponent.
Head Coach: Mike Bellotti (106-52 as Oregon head coach) Team Record: 7-3 Nat'l Rank: NR
Last Time Out:
The Ducks had a shaky, mistake-ridden outing against Stanford last week but still pulled out a 35-28 victory at Autzen Stadium thanks to a methodical drive with 2:38 left in the game. Oregon rode a dominant rushing attack that generated 307 yards on the ground and overcame four lost fumbles and nine penalties for 80 yards in the game.
Jeremiah Johnson ran for 138 yards and a touchdown and quarterback Jeremiah Masoli was inaccurate for most of the game, going 11 for 21 for 144 yards and a touchdown.
Scoring offense: 28.3 points per game (64th) Total offense: 360.6 yards per game (66th) Passing offense: 246.1 yards per game (97th) Rushing offense: 114.5 yards per game (28th)
Passing: Jeremiah Masoli - 56-164, 914 yards, 7 TD, 4 INT Receiving: Terence Scott - 34 receptions, 446 yards and 3 TD Rushing: Jeremiah Johnson - 133 attempts, 825 net yards, 1 TD Tackles: T.J. Ward - 75 tackles Interceptions: Jairus Byrd - 4 interceptions Sacks: Nick Reed - 9 sacks
08/30/08 vs. Washington - W, 44-10 09/06/08 vs. Utah State - W, 66-24 09/13/08 at Purdue - W, 32-26 09/20/08 vs. Boise State - L, 32-37 09/27/08 at Washington State - W, 63-14 10/04/08 at USC - L, 10-44 10/11/08 vs. UCLA - W, 31-21 10/25/08 at Arizona State - W, 54-20 11/01/08 at California - L, 16-26 11/08/08 vs. Stanford - W, 35-28 11/15/08 vs. Arizona 11/29/08 at Oregon State