Oregon is at the bottom of the nearly all the defensive categories including points allowed (38.7 ppg), total defense (474.4 ypg) and pass defense (323.5 ypg). Last year the Ducks were second in the league in points allowed at 23.6 ypg. This year the Ducks allow 151.2 ypg rushing as opposed to 2014 when they allowed 165.4 ypg. Incidentally, Oregon held opposing passing attack to 264.3 ypg last season.
The Huskies on the other hand are the conference leaders in defensive scoring allowed (15.0 ppg), total defense (326.0 ypg), defensive rushing (121.6) and are fifth in the conference in pass defense at 204.4 ypg.
Saturday’s game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and will be carried on ESPN2.