It’s Christmas come early as we enter week 11. Arguably the biggest game in the history of the Pac-12 Conference is about to go down in Palo Alto. When No. 3 Oregon visits No. 5 Stanford Thursday, it will be the second-ever matchup between two Pac-12 teams ranked among the BCS top five. The only other time that occurred was Nov. 3, 2007 in Eugene, Ore., when No. 5 Oregon defeated No. 4 Arizona State, 35-23.
Oregon football's De'Anthony Thomas makes a bold statement heading into Thursday night's matchup with the Cardinal.
It wasn't hard in the preseason to sort out which Pac-12 game would highlight the 2013 football schedule, and nothing has changed since. The Stanford Cardinal hosts the Oregon Ducks in a Pac-12 North battle with BCS implications this Thursday – it's a big one. Ducks do-it-all speedster De'Anthony Thomas set a pregame spark with a confident proclamation, but neither his coach, Mark Helfrich, nor Stanford's coach, David Shaw, seemed too worried about it in Tuesday's Pac-12 football teleconference.
Welcome to November. It's the month where we have a turkey celebration and when college basketball begins. Are you ready for Friday's tip-off? Also, Halloween was enjoyed up and down the conference last week, and I've collected a lot of the evidence, so read on. The week:
Take a look at the week 10 edition of the Pac-12 football uniform roundup.
Arizona State Sun Devils Richard Smith makes an spectacular juggling catch against the Washington State Cougars on Halloween in Pullman.