Back in 2000, Oregon had a chance to clinch a Rose Bowl berth with a victory over Oregon State in the Civil War rivalry game. Instead, Joey Harrington threw five interceptions and the Ducks lost 23-13 in Corvallis.
While the Ducks themselves may not buy into the hype over the rivalry, there's still a lot of back-and-forth razzing between fans in the neighboring Pacific Northwest states. The No. 23 Huskies visit Autzen Stadium on Saturday night.
Selected to the University of Oregon’s 2012 Athletics Hall of Fame are 1994 football MVP Chad Cota (1991-94), quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Joey Harrington (1998-2001), creative innovator and university benefactor Philip Knight...
Through the Harrington Family Foundation, the ride, set for Sept. 23, will raise money to purchase bicycle helmets for distribution to area children through the Bicycle Transportation Alliance and other entities.
Alabama and LSU played what had been dubbed The Game of the Century, a tag that didn't quite fit after the SEC rivals traded field goals and defensive stops. A week later, the Pac-12 gets its shot in the spotlight.
But while it by all accounts looks like an easy win for the Ducks, the players are wary. They need look no farther than up the road in Corvallis, where the Sacramento State Hornets surprised Oregon State 29-28 in their opener.