Scott Respects All Fears None

Coming out of College of the Canyons two years ago, wide receiver Terence Scott was described by Oregon Head Coach Mike Bellotti as the best receiver he saw in the Junior Collage ranks in the 2006 recruiting class. Scott had planned to red shirt last season but team needs put him on the playing and field. Duck fans are wishing the Ducks could have stuck to the original plan.

Terence Scott is Oregon's leading receiver this year with 40 catches for 533 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed eight times for 126 yards and a score. While anyone who has seen Scott plays knows that if the Ducks threw the ball more, Scott's receiving numbers would be much higher and while the Ducks are going to hate seeing Scott move on, likely fans may have a chance seeing him playing at the next level in the future.

His longest run for the year is for 51 yards and that came on Oregon's version of the fly-sweep, a play many associate with the Ducks' upcoming opponent on Saturday, the Oregon State Beavers. The Ducks have talked a lot this week about how the fly-sweep is a play they are concerned about especially the Beavers' James Rodgers is carrying the ball. Is there a chance that the Ducks use their version in preparation for what the Beavers will do?

"Not necessarily but it could," Bellotti said earlier in the week whether the version the Ducks run of the play will help prepare the Oregon defense for the Civil War. "We don't run it that much against ourselves in practice. It's been a very successful for us in games will do some in service period this week in good vs. good. That play is all about speed."

The Civil War is drawing lots of interest around the state of Oregon and if the Beavers should win they will make a trip to the Rose Bowl. However, the Ducks have as much to play for as a win puts Oregon in a position to finish no worse than second place in the conference final standings and it could also mean a return trip to the Holiday Bowl in San Diego on Dec. 30th.

Scott is not totally familiar with the players on the Beavers' roster although he did play with Shane Morales at College of the Canyons. As far as the game itself goes, Scott harbors no animosity toward the Beavers saying, "I respect all but fear no one."

Scott obviously will let his play on the field do all his talking for him.

Kickoff for Saturday's game is scheduled for 4 p.m. and will be carried on the Versus network.

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