SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. —
The Ducks were second nationally with 50.83 points and 323.25 yards rushing per game and fourth in total offense at 550.08.
“Basically, only one team stopped them the entire year and that was Stanford,” Kansas State defensive coordinator Tom Hayes said. “It’s a challenge. We need to meet the challenge if we have any wishes for a victory.”
It doesn’t figure to be any easier for Oregon going against Kansas State (11-1) in its second resurrection under coach Bill Snyder.
The studious coach orchestrated one of college football’s greatest turnarounds his first stint in the Little Apple, turning a program that had lost more games than any other into a national championship contender.