No. 20 Oregon vs. San Jose State: Everything you need to know

Oregon must not look ahead to matchup with No. 9 Stanford and stay focused on San Jose State

No. 20 Oregon (2-0) vs. San Jose State (0-2)

Where: Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon

When: Saturday, September 15th at 2 p.m. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Tailgate begins at 8 a.m.

Broadcast Information:

TV: Pac-12 Network

 Play-by-Play: Roxy Bernstein  

Analyst: Anthony Herron

Sideline Reporter: Lewis Johnson

Radio: Oregon IMG Sports Network

 Play-by-Play: Jerry Allen  

Analyst: Mike Jorgensen

Sideline Reporter: Joey McMurry

Pre-Game Show: Terry Jonz

Betting Line: Oregon (-41.5) Over/Under = 69

History: 12-6 Oregon. The Ducks currently own a three-game win streak in the series with the last victory (and meeting) coming in 1998, which Oregon won 58-3. The quarterback for San Jose State during that game was Marcus Arroyo, Oregons current offensive coordinator.

Oregon Storyline: As a huge matchup looms in two weeks with No. 9 Stanford, how do the Ducks stay focused on the task at hand against a peskier-than-seems San Jose State squad? Also, for the second week in a row, Oregon faces a top-tier tight end, how do the Ducks defend San Jose States Josh Oliver to keep him from going off? Finally, Oregons rushing attack found its groove last week, does the passing offense more specifically the dropped balls find its form ahead of the Stanford game?

San Jose State Storyline: The Spartans were the first FBS team to lose to an FCS team this year when they dropped their season opener to UC Davis. Then after last weeks 31-0 defeat to Washington State, San Jose State is looking for something to light up and take positively into conference play. After averaging 75 rushing yards per game to begin the year, do the Spartans find a rhythm in that area?

Oregon Players to Watch: Sophomore WR Jaylon Redd; Freshman RB Travis Dye; Senior LB Kaulana Apelu; Freshman S Jevon Holland

San Jose State Players to Watch: Senior TE Josh Oliver; Junior WR Bailey Gaither; Sophomore QB Montel Aaron; Senior DB Dakari Monroe

Matchup to Watch:Oregon Passing Defense vs. San Jose State Passing Offense

Oregon Depth Chart:Click Here

San Jose State Depth Chart:Click Here

Weather Forecast: 67 degrees and cloudy at kickoff. Zero percent chance of rain with 45-percent humidity. Winds expected at 7 mph.

Prediction: With the Stanford game right around the corner, the Ducks want to come out and make a statement about who they are. Right away, quarterback Justin Herbert is dialed in and finds his receivers at will, leading to a multitude of big plays. The defense stands tall and keeps Gaither and Oliver in check. In order to prepare for Pac-12 play, head coach Mario Cristobal leaves his starters in longer than normal and the Ducks take no prisoners, showing theyre ready for the big stage the following week.

Oregon 69 San Jose State 10

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