The No. 10 Oregon Ducks (3-0) meet a fellow Pac-12 foe when they host the No. 19 Colorado Buffaloes (3-0) on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Autzen Stadium.
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When is Oregon vs. Colorado and when does it start?
This matchup between the Ducks and Buffaloes is scheduled on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Be ready to see the kickoff at 3:30 PM ET.
Where to watch Oregon vs. Colorado
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What channel is the game on?
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Oregon vs. Colorado Game Preview
Oregon Stats & Insights
- The Ducks beat the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 55-10 in their most recent outing.
- On the offensive side of the ball, Oregon has been a top-25 unit, ranking third-best in the FBS by totaling 587.0 yards per game. The defense ranks 30th (285.7 yards allowed per game).
- The Ducks have been a handful for opposing teams in the passing game, as they rank top-25 in both passing offense (seventh-best with 357.7 passing yards per game) and passing defense (14th-best with 158.7 passing yards allowed per game) this year.
- Oregon owns the 70th-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (127.0 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been more effective offensively, ranking 11th-best with 229.3 rushing yards per game.
- The Ducks rank 31st in scoring defense this season (15.7 points allowed per game), but they’ve been thriving on offense, ranking second-best in the FBS with 58.0 points per game.
Colorado Stats & Insights
- The Ducks took on the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors in their last outing, winning 55-10.
- While Colorado’s defense has been stuck in neutral, ranking 11th-worst by giving up 460.3 total yards per game, its offense ranks 22nd-best with 479.0 total yards per contest.
- The Buffaloes’ pass offense has been dominant, putting up 418.0 passing yards per game (second-best) this season. Defensively, they rank 108th by surrendering 265.0 passing yards per game.
- In terms of rushing, this season has been rough for Colorado on both offense and defense, as it is putting up only 61.0 rushing yards per game (fifth-worst) and ceding 195.3 rushing yards per game (15th-worst).
- The Buffaloes’ defense ranks 103rd in the FBS with 30.3 points surrendered per game, but they’ve been lifted up by their offense, which ranks 15th-best by generating 41.3 points per game.
Oregon Key Players to Watch
- Bo Nix has 893 passing yards (297.7 ypg) to lead Oregon, completing 77.6% of his passes and tossing eight touchdown passes this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 60 rushing yards (20.0 ypg) on 11 carries.
- The team’s top rusher, Mar’Keise Irving, has carried the ball 27 times for 216 yards (72.0 per game), with three touchdowns this year. He’s also caught 12 passes for 95 yards (31.7 per game).
- This season Jordan James has rushed for 155 yards (51.7 per game) on 21 carries with five touchdowns.
- Troy Franklin’s 292 receiving yards (97.3 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered 17 receptions and three touchdowns.
- Gary Bryant has collected 176 receiving yards (58.7 yards per game) and two touchdowns, hauling in 12 passes this year.
- Tez Johnson’s 11 receptions have turned into 155 yards (51.7 ypg) and three touchdowns.
Colorado Key Players to Watch
- Shedeur Sanders has thrown for 1,251 yards (417.0 ypg) to lead Colorado, completing 78.7% of his passes and collecting 10 touchdown passes and one interception this season.
- Dylan Edwards has carried the ball 25 times for a team-high 136 yards (45.3 per game), with one touchdown this year. He’s also tacked on 14 catches for 160 yards (53.3 per game) and three touchdowns.
- This season Sy’Veon Wilkerson has piled up 52 yards (17.3 per game) on 18 carries with one touchdown.
- Xavier Weaver’s team-high 386 receiving yards (128.7 yards per game) have come on 25 receptions with two touchdowns.
- Jimmy Horn Jr. has put up a 247-yard season so far (82.3 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns, hauling in 26 passes.
- Travis Hunter’s 16 catches are good enough for 213 yards (71.0 ypg).