2013 Oregon Ducks College Football Preview

2013 Oregon Ducks Tickets

The team with the best looking jerseys in college football is also one of the best in the nation. Coming into the season, Sports Illustrated has the Oregon Ducks ranked as the fifth best team in the nation and the Ducks would like nothing better than to finish the season as BCS National Champions. They had a stellar 2012 season that saw them reach the top spot in the AP rankings, but a loss to Stanford ended their reign as the best team in the country. The Ducks are hoping to last longer as the No. 1 team in the nation this season and have a tough schedule ahead of them to get there.

The team with the best looking jerseys in college football is also one of the best in the nation. Coming into the season, Sports Illustrated has the Oregon Ducks ranked as the fifth best team in the nation and the Ducks would like nothing better than to finish the season as BCS National Champions. They had a stellar 2012 season that saw them reach the top spot in the AP rankings, but a loss to Stanford ended their reign as the best team in the country. The Ducks are hoping to last longer as the No. 1 team in the nation this season and have a tough schedule ahead of them to get there.

Let’s look back on the 2012 Ducks season and what is to come in 2013.

2012 Recap

The 2012 Ducks finished the season with a 12-1 record. The team went 5-1 in games against teams ranked in the top 25 including major victories against Arizona, Washington, USC, Oregon State and Kansas State. In their annual Civil War game against Oregon State, they doubled up the score and advanced to the Fiesta Bowl where they beat Kansas State.

Key 2013 Games

Oregon has a tough schedule in the conference and outside the conference. The team may start with a game against Nicholls State, but that will be their only guaranteed win.

  • Thursday, November 7 – @ Stanford

The Stanford Cardinal are another team that have title hopes this season and this game is being played in a crucial time of the season where injuries may begin to take over the game.  A year ago, Stanford beat Oregon in overtime to knock them out of the No. 1 spot and the Ducks would love nothing better than to return the favor.

  • Friday, November 29 – vs. Oregon State

The final game of the regular season for Oregon will be the Civil War game with their inner state rivals. It will be the 117th time these two teams have squared off and Oregon holds the edge in the record, 60-46-10.

Other Games of Note:

Saturday, September 14 – vs. Tennessee (Won:  Final Score Oregon Ducks 59 – Tennessee Volunteers 14)

Saturday, October 26 – vs. UCLA

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