#23 OREGON DUCKS FOOTBALL CAPSULE

HEAD COACH: Mario Cristobal (1st full season)

RECORD AT OREGON: 0 – 1

CAREER RECORD: 27 – 48

2017 RECORD: 7 – 6, 4 – 5 PAC 12

OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Marcus Arroyo

DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR: Jim Leavitt

STADIUM: Autzen Stadium (54,000)

 

FIVE – YEAR WINNING TREND

2013: 11 – 2

2014: 13 – 2

2015: 9 – 4

2016: 4 – 8

2017: 7 – 6

 

2018 SCHEDULE

September 1 Bowling Green

September 8 Portland State

September 15 San Jose State

September 22 Stanford

September 29 at California

October 13 Washington

October 20 at Washington State

October 27 at Arizona

November 3 UCLA

November 10 at Utah

November 17 Arizona State

November 23 at Oregon State

 

2017 RESULTS

Southern Utah 77 – 21

Nebraska 42 – 35

Wyoming 49 – 13

Arizona State 35 – 37

California 45 – 24

Washington state 10 – 33

Stanford 7 – 49

UCLA 14 – 31

Utah 41 – 20

Washington 3 – 38

Arizona 48 – 28

Oregon State 69 – 10

Boise State 28 – 38

 

2017 STATS – OFFENSE

SCORING: 36.0

RUSHING: 251.0

PASSING: 189.9

TOTAL: 440.9

 

2017 STATS – DEFENSE

SCORING: 29.0

RUSHING: 128.5

PASSING: 240.6

TOTAL: 369.2

TURNOVER MARGIN: 0

 

RETURNING STARTERS OFFENSE: 7

WR Dillon Mitchell

WR Johnny Johnson

LG Shane Lemieux

C Jake Hansen

RG Calvin Throckmorton

TE Jacob Breeland

QB Justin Herbert

 

RETURNING STARTERS DEFENSE: 7

DT Jordan Scott

DE Jalen Jelks

LB Justin Hollins

LB Troy Dye

LB La’Mar Winston

CB Thomas Graham

S Ugochukwu Amadi

 

2018 UNIT CONFERENCE RANKINGS

QB: 3

RB: 5

WR/TE: 8

OL: 4

DL: 3

LB: 2

DB: 7

 

PRE—SEASON PAC 12 SELECTIONS

OL Calvin Throckmorton (First Team)

DL Jalen Jelks (First Team)

LB Troy Dye (First Team)

RB Tony Brooks – James (Second Team)

C Jake Hansen (Second Team)

DL Jordan Scott (Second Team)

PR Dillon Mitchell (Second Team PR, Third Team WR)

QB Justin Herbert (Third Team)

KR Tony Brooks – James (Third Team)

 

2017 PAC 12 STANDINGS

NORTH

Stanford 7 – 2

Washington 7 – 2

Washington State 6 – 3

Oregon 4 – 5

California 2 – 7

Oregon State 0 – 9

 

SOUTH

USC 8 – 1

Arizona State 6 – 3

Arizona 5 – 4

UCLA 4 – 5

Utah 3 – 6

Colorado 2 – 7

 

RETURNING OREGON LEADERS

PASSING: Justin Herbert, 139 – 206 –1,983 – 15TD – 5INT

RUSHING: Tony Brooks – James, 93 – 498 – 2TD

RECEIVING: Dillon Mitchell, 42 – 517 – 4TD

TACKLES: Troy Dye 107

SACKS: Jalen Jelks, 6.5

INTERCEPTIONS: Ugochukwu Amadi, Thomas Graham 3

 

2018 TOP RECRUITS

G Penei Sewell, St. George, Utah

WR Jalen Hall, Los Angeles, California

S Steve Stephens, Fresno, California

QB Tyler Shough, Chandler, Arizona

S Jevon Holland, Pleasanton, California

LB Adrian Jackson, Denver Colorado

WR Isaah Crocker, Sacramento, California

TE Spencer Webb, Sacramento, California

G Steven Jones, Temecula, California

OT Dawson Jaramillo, Portland, Oregon

 

2018 PROJECTED RECORD: 8 – 4, 5 – 4 PAC 12

 

2018 BOWL PROJECTION: Foster Farms Bowl

 

2018 PRE—SEASON PAC-12 PREDICTIONS

NORTH

  1. Washington
  2. Stanford
  3. Oregon
  4. California
  5. Washington State
  6. Oregon State

 

SOUTH

  1. USC
  2. Utah
  3. Arizona
  4. UCLA
  5. Colorado
  6. Arizona State

 

2018 CONFERENCE RECRUITING RANKINGS

  1. USC
  2. Washington
  3. Oregon
  4. UCLA
  5. Utah
  6. Arizona State
  7. Stanford
  8. California
  9. Washington State
  10. Colorado
  11. Arizona
  12. Oregon State

 

FINAL PREDICTION

With an experienced quarterback and an up-and-coming running back, Oregon will be able to score. The offensive line is experienced as well. The defense is expected to take another step forward with seven returning starters under DC Jim Leavitt. It will be difficult for Oregon to reach 10 wins and contend for a conference championship. Ducks fans are getting restless and are looking for their first bowl game win since 2014.