I'm announcing Oregon's number 1 ranking marks the official end to Washington's reign as the NW powerhouse.
I wrote the post with a head full of cold medicine, so enjoy.
Also a poll on how Ducks should approach Saturday's game.
ESPN's Schlabach: Oregon No. 17 coming into 2009 season
ESPN columnist Mark Schlabach issued an early look at the 2009 Top 25. He has Oregon at No. 17, citing uncertainty around Bellotti's status and the graduation of a number of key players on both sides of the ball.