Feature: After Big Win, Oregon Hosts Fresno State
Sept. 13, 2007
Fresno St (1-1) at No. 19 Oregon (2-0), 7:00 pm EDT
EUGENE, Oregon (Ticker) - Following an historic victory, Oregoncan make some history for Mike Bellotti.
The 19th-ranked Ducks can register their 100th win underBellotti when they host Fresno State on Saturday.
Bellotti improved to 99-48 with the Ducks when his team crushedhost Michigan, 39-7, last weekend.
Dennis Dixon threw for three touchdowns, ran for another scoreand totaled 368 yards of offense for Oregon, which handedMichigan its worst home loss since 1968 - the year before legendBo Schembechler took over the Wolverines.
A senior, Dixon is fifth nationally in pass efficiency rating(193.2).
The Ducks are 26-1 in non-conference games in Autzen Stadiumunder Bellotti.
While Oregon is coming off an emphatic victory, Fresno Statelost a heartbreaker at Texas A&M, coming up short in tripleovertime, 47-45.
Tom Brandstater threw three touchdowns but had a two-pointconversion pass fail after a nine-yard TD toss to Bear Pascoe.
Oregon has a 5-2 lead in the all-time series after winning thepast five matchups. Last year, the Ducks posted a 31-24 triumphin Fresno.