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Colorado Buffaloes Vs. Oregon Ducks: Game Time, Odds, Info

Well, it's Oregon week. That oh so wonderful time of year...

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Jonathan Ferrey
Tennessee Logo
2-1, 0-1
NR (Coaches Poll)

October 5th, 2013
Colorado Buffaloes vs. Oregon Ducks
Where: Folsom Field - Boulder, Colorado
When: 4:00 p.m. MT
TV: Pac-12 Mountain Network
Radio: AM 850 KOA
Partly Cloudy, high of 51
Line: Colorado +38
Tickets: Tickets Now

Tennessee Logo
4-0, 1-0
#2 (AP)
#2 (Coaches Poll)

Oregon Ducks, Division 1-A (FBS), Pac-12 Conference

Season To-Date:
Win vs. Nicholls St, 66-3
Win at Virginia, 59-10
Win vs. Tennessee, 59-14
Win vs. California, 55-16

Head Coach: Mark Helfrich (1st season as head coach at UO, former offensive coordinator at Colorado)

Offensive Coordinator: Scott Frost (1st season as offensive coordinator at UO)

Defensive Coordinator: Nick Aliotti (lots of seasons as defensive coordinator at UO)

Key Players: Most everyone. QB Marcus Mariota, So (1,003 yards, 9 TD's), RB De'Anthony Thomas, Jr (42 carries, 338 yards, 6 TD's, out Saturday), WR Josh Huff, Sr (342 yards, 2 TD's)

The Lowdown: Unless you are from Oregon or you are a glutton for self-punishment, Ducks week is one that most Buffs fans look at with either sheer horror or general apathy. Oregon is very, very good and they haven't been kind to the Buffaloes over the past few years (not to mention that other game). This years Chip Kelly-less version of the Ducks looks very similar to the last couple. Extremely fast team with playmakers all over the field that puts the pedal to the floor and doesn't let up until they are up 40-50 points.