Sept. 8, 2012; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats quarterback Matt Scott (10) signals to teammates during the second half against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats beat the Cowboys 59-38. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE
The Arizona Wildcats will have their hands full as they take on the No. 3 Oregon Ducks and their high-powered offense in a Pac-12 matchup in Eugene on Saturday.
The No. 22 Arizona Wildcats will have their hands full as they take on the No. 3 Oregon Ducks and their high-powered offense in a Pac-12 matchup in Eugene on Saturday. The Ducks are currently 23-point favorites, according to OddsShark.
The Wildcats offense is no slouch, however, as they currently rank fourth in FBS with an average of 604.7 scrimmage yards per game and 12th in scoring with 46.3 points per game. In last Saturday's 56-0 drubbing of South Carolina State, Arizona was led by senior Matt Scott, who completed 30 of 36 passes for 288 yards and three touchdowns.
Heisman Trophy candidate De'Anthony Thomas leads the charge for the Ducks' offense. The 19-year-old phenom has has rushed 13 times for 228 yards and four touchdowns in 2012, and was just featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated and billed as "the fastest man in football". The Ducks are currently fifth in the FBS in scoring with 54.0 points per game and seventh in total offense with 596.3 yards per game.
Kickoff in Eugene is slated for 7:30 p.m. PT, and the game will be televised on ESPN.
For more on Wildcats football, visit Arizona blog Arizona Desert Swarm, plus Pac-12 blog Pacific Takes and SB Nation Arizona. For more on Ducks football, visit Oregon blog Addicted To Quack. For all of your college football needs, be sure to keep an eye on SB Nation's dedicated college football hub.