Oregonlive provides a preview to this weekends game against Colorado. Colorado has outperformed expectations this year but has a weak pass defense and is a large underdog to the Ducks. Oregonlive predicts a 35-14 Duck victory.
Freshman Kayvon Thibodeaux earned Pac 12 Defensive Lineman of the week honors for his efforts against Cal. Thibodeaux had his first career multi sack game, with two, and added three tackles and a forced fumble.
CJ Verdell reportedly practiced on Monday after sitting out the second half of the Cal game this weekend with a sprained ankle. Coach Cristobal said that as of Monday he expects Verdell to be able to play on Friday night.