Oregon and USC battle on Saturday at Autzen Stadium

On Saturday, both the Oregon and USC defenses will be put to test when the two teams square off at Autzen Stadium. both teams are 7-3 for the season and 5-2 in conference play. Both are also on four game win streaks. The Ducks are the No. 23 team in the country according to the AP Poll, while USC is ranked 22nd.

Oregon is ranked second in the conference in sacks, while USC is ranked third. The Trojans have the Pac-12's third best points allowed at 36.8 ppg while the Ducks are last at 37.1. Oregon gives up 491.3 ypg, while the Trojans give up 465.4 ypg.

Oregon is better in stopping the run at 173.6 ypg, but are not as good as USC's 134.0 ypg.

USC holds teams to 251.5 in passing defense while Oregon is last in pass defense at 317.7.

Kickoff for the game is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. (Pacific) and will be carried on ESPN. 


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