Arizona State at Oregon
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- Portland Tribune - Sports
NEXT GAME: Arizona State (5-2, 2-0 Pac-10) at Oregon (6-0, 2-0), 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Autzen Stadium. Radio: KXL (750 AM). TV: None
ON THE SUN DEVILS: The winner will tie Washington State (3-0) atop the Pac-10. É Oregon's defense must contend with the arm of quarterback Andrew Walter (400-plus yards twice) and receiver speed; the offense must hold off ASU's pass rush led by Terrell Suggs (national leader with 13 sacks). É The teams have split 12 meetings in Eugene.
ON THE DUCKS: Oregon leads the Pac-10 in rushing (170.5 yards per game), rushing defense (82.8) and scoring defense (17.0 points) and ranks second in scoring (37.5 points), red zone offense (scoring on 92.3 percent) and red zone defense (66.7 percent). É QB Jason Fife ranks third nationally in pass efficiency (161.2 rating). Joey Harrington had a 116.7 rating through six games in 1999 and a 122.9 through six games last year. É Offensive guard Corey Chambers (hyperextended knee) is questionable.
ON THE WEB: Read Jason Vondersmith's game story Saturday at www.portlandtribune.com.