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Shelley, Shyne help Utah beat Oregon 32-25

Nov. 10, 2018 10:43 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jason Shelley may be a freshman and undersized for a major college quarterback, but he doesn't lack confidence. "We know what we can do. We know we can play. We're here for a reason," Shelley said. "We couldn't wait to prove it." In his first start, Shelley ran for two touchdowns and...

Utah will debut new starting quarterback against Oregon

Nov. 9, 2018 1:56 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The big question facing Utah when it hosts Oregon is whether Jason Shelley can pick up where Tyler Huntley left off. Shelley, a redshirt freshman, will make his first career start Saturday against the Ducks in place of Huntley, who broke his collarbone in the third quarter of Utah's...

Oregon visits Utah with implications for the Pac-12 South

Nov. 8, 2018 3:50 PM EST

Here are some things to watch in the Pac-12 Conference this week: GAME OF THE WEEK: Oregon at Utah. This game has lots of drama, with Utah missing quarterback Tyler Huntley, who is out for the regular season with a broken collarbone. The Utes will start redshirt freshman Jason Shelley as the team seeks to remain...

Pac-12 Freshman of the Year? Look to the Pacific Northwest

Nov. 6, 2018 4:57 PM EST

The Pacific Northwest appears to be leading the way in the Pac-12 for freshmen running backs who are having an impact. A trio of talented backs, Oregon State's Jermar Jefferson, Oregon's CJ Verdell and Washington State's Max Borghi, are all taking on notable roles on their offenses as either true or redshirt...

Ducks down the Bruins 42-21 to become bowl eligible

Nov. 4, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — After both cleared concussion protocol this week, Justin Herbert and Dillon Mitchell found a groove for the Oregon Ducks. Herbert threw for 264 yards and two touchdowns and Oregon defeated UCLA 42-21 on Saturday in Bruins coach Chip Kelly's first game at Autzen Stadium since he left the...

Chip Kelly returns to Eugene with UCLA to face Oregon

Nov. 2, 2018 2:54 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Coach Chip Kelly won't be strolling down memory lane on Saturday when UCLA pays a visit to Oregon. "No, we've gotta focus on the team across the other sideline or we'll go get beat," Kelly said. "It'll be an unbelievable experience. It's a special stadium, a special fan base, but we...

Colorado prepared for Arizona's Tate second time around

Nov. 1, 2018 2:17 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado went into its game against Arizona last season game planning to stop quarterback Brandon Dawkins. When Dawkins went down after a late hit out of bounds, Khalil Tate ran all over the Buffaloes for 327 yards, an FBS record by a quarterback. Tate has been hampered by an ankle...

Chip Kelly's return to Oregon tops Pac-12 this week

Nov. 1, 2018 12:47 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch in the Pac-12 Conference this week: GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at Oregon. Normally, a 2-6 team against one that's 5-3 wouldn't generate too many headlines, but this one has Bruins coach Chip Kelly returning to Autzen Stadium for the first time since leaving for the NFL in 2013. Kelly has...

Conference season takes a toll in the Pac-12

Oct. 30, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

There's talk every season about how the Pac-12 cannibalizes itself. Just last week, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal used the word following the Ducks' 34-20 loss to Washington State in Pullman. Then Oregon fell 44-15 on the road at Arizona on Saturday, which was marked by dramatic conference upsets. After the chaos,...

Tate returns, Arizona rolls over No. 19 Oregon 44-15

Oct. 28, 2018 3:24 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. Taylor burst through holes and leaped over defenders. Khalil Tate was sharp in his return. The defense created turnovers, so did special teams. Stuck in a recent rut, Arizona picked a great time to play its best game of the season. Taylor ran for 212 yards and two touchdowns, Tate...