Ducks vs. Huskies in Saturday night showdown at Autzen
The undefeated, No. 2-ranked Oregon Ducks (5-0, 2-0 in Pac-12) take on their rivals from the north, the No. 23 Washington Huskies (3-1, 1-0) Saturday night at Autzen Stadium.
KICKOFF: 7:36 p.m.
WEATHER: Clear, temperature around 70 at kickoff, dropping to around 50 by midnight.
- National television: ESPN with Joe Tessitore (play-by-play), Matt Millen (analyst) and Lewis Johnson (reporter).
- National radio: Sports USA with John Ahlers (play-by-play) and Gary Barnett (analysis).
- Local radio: Oregon IMG with Jerry Allen (play-by-play) and Mike Jorgensen (analyst).
- Satellite radio: Sirius 139, XM 194.
GAMEDAY HASHTAG: Use #UOUW when posting to or following social media about Saturday's game.
WHAT TO WEAR: Fans are encouraged to wear yellow.
FACULTY RECOGNITION: Mark Carey, assistant professor of history in the Robert D. Clark Honors College, received the Elinor Melville Prize for Latin American Environmental History for his book, “In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society.”
Carey specialized in environmental history and the history of science. His research has focused on topics such as climate change, natural disasters, glacier-society interactions, mountaineering, water and health and medicine.
Miller's research includes both written scholarship and film-making. He teaches on documentary film history and theory, together with classes on documary production. In addition to being a teacher, he is a musician, photographer and documentary filmmaker.
QUICK HITS: Washington leads the 111-year-old series, 58-41-5, while Oregon holds at 13-10 edge at Autzen Stadium. The Ducks have won eight straight, their longest current winning streak against any conference opponent.
With his 80-yard touchdown run last week, senior running back Kenjon Barner became the first player in Oregon history with two runs of 80-plus yards. Barner has scored 222 points in his career and needs five points to pass Ahmad Rashad (1969-71) and Gregg McCallum (1988-91), each with 226 points, to rank fourth on Oregon's career scoring list. Barner needs 84 rushing yards to tie Ricky Whittle (1992-95) for sixth on the career rushing list with 2,545 yards.
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