No. 4 Ducks host Tennessee Tech

The No. 4 Oregon Ducks (2-0) and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (2-0) meet for the first time Saturday in the Ducks' last game before starting conference play. It also marks the first time Oregon has played a school from the Ohio Valley Conference.

KICKOFF: 12:07 p.m. at Autzen Stadium (54,000 capacity)

WEATHER: Partly cloudy, high of 77.

BROADCASTS: Pac-12 Networks with Kevin Calabro (play-by-play), Adam Archuleta (analyst) and Yogi Roth (reporter). Radio: Oregon IMG with with Jerry Allen (play-by-play) and Mike Jorgensen (analyst). Satellite radio: Sirius 92, XM 199. 

GAMEDAY HASHTAG: #UOTT

REMINDER: The University of Oregon, including Autzen Stadium, is smoke- and tobacco-free.

FACULTY RECOGNITION: 

Kiersten MuenchingerKiersten Muenchinger is director of the UO's Product Design Program in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts. She was recognized by the Industrial Designers Society of America with their Young Educator of the Year award for her teaching and her work in founding UO’s product design program.

The program has attracted more than 100 students, whose designs have won numerous awards. The program offers instruction in materials, product development, design for use and life-cycle design.

 

Phil FisherPhil Fisher is a professor in the Department of Psychology. He was named a Senior Fellow of the Harvard Center on the Developing Child, where he also serves as Science Director of the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs.
 
His research focuses on childhood trauma and maltreatment, and foster and adopted children.  He is particularly interested in the effects of early stressful experience on children's neurobiological and psychological development.

 

QUICK HITS: 
Senior RB Kenjon Barner has scored five touchdowns in two games, tied for second in the nation. Barner needs 87 rushing yards to crack the UO's career top 10 list.

Sophomore RB De'Anthony Thomas has scored five touchdowns in 2012, counting his performance in the Rose Bowl vs. Wisconsin. Those scores have gone for 51, 39, 33, 64 and 91 yards, an average of 55.6 yards per TD.

Barner and Thomas became the 19th 100-yard rushing duo in school history when they accomlished the feat vs. Fresno State.

Last week's attendance of 55,755 ran Oregon's home sellout streak to 84 games, fourth longest in the nation.

Fans are encouraged to wear green.

Kenjon Barner photo: Geoff Thurner.