- With a defensive performance against Eastern Washington that left a lot to be desired, the Ducks got back to work on Monday, preparing for their showdown with Michigan State this Saturday.
- Despite getting the victory on Saturday, the team did not react well to their performance in the 61-42 victory over Eastern Washington. After giving up 438 passing yards to the Eagles, the team is redoubling their effort in preparation for the Spartans.
- Headed into the much anticipated rematch with Michigan State, one of the major questions facing the Ducks is if the secondary can step up and contain Spartans QB Connor Cook? Secondary coach John Neal compares Cook to a a 4-time Super Bowl winner.
- Last year, Marcus Mariota led the Ducks to a second half comeback against Michigan State. Now Vernon Adams will get his shot at the Spartans, and he looks to take his game to new heights for this top 10 showdown in East Lansing.