Saturday, October 29, 2011

Good Luck Ducks, Week 9: Beware the Lobster

News flash! The Ducks are good. Washington State is not very good. They seemed to be making progress last season after several truly horrible years, but injury bugs and other calamities have once again derailed their season. At this point, Oregon has seen more of their backup QB Marshall "The Lobster" Lobbestael than anyone who has been in front of him on the depth chart.

The Ducks have had their own injury issues to deal with, but they are getting healthier as their schedule has hit its breezy portion. That being said, there's no reason to take any game for granted, and last year's Cougars game was especially brutal to watch - at least physically. Let's hope that no more serious injuries are incurred, and that no Ducks players drive to or from the game illegally.

Above footage from the 2001 WSU/Oregon game, where Onterrio Smith rushed for a school record 285 yards (recently broken by LaMichael James.)

Game time is 12:00 local time at Autzen with regional coverage on FSN and Root Sports.

1 comment:

TJ said...

Hmmm. It's a little too close at half time, don't you think?

On the plus side, they just showed a highlight of Drew Bledsoe. That kind of stuff makes my day.