Ahead of their matchup this weekend in Eugene, Oregon heach coach Mario Cristobal compared Stanford to his one of his former employers, Alabama.

Learn more about Mario Cristobal's winding journey to Eugene and the University of Oregon. The Ducks face Stanford on Saturday in a top-25 clash.


No. 7 Stanford leads a list of three Pac-12 football teams ranked in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. Alongside the seventh-ranked Cardinal are No. 10 Washington and No. 20 Oregon. USC and Arizona State, which were ranked 22nd and 23rd last week, respectively, fell out of the top 25 with road losses to Texas and San Diego State.


Washington and Utah meet in Salt Lake City to highlight a busy weekend of Pac-12 football.

Oregon State freshman Jermar Jefferson has impressed so far in non-conference play, including a big 238-yard performance last weekend.

Stanford running back Bryce Love is out week 3 due to an undisclosed injury, but Cardinal head coach David Shaw is hopeful for Love's return to the field soon.


Former USC quarterback Sam Darnold made his NFL debut with the New York Jets on Monday Night Football and threw for 198 yards and two touchdowns.

Five Pac-12 teams are ranked in the Week 3 AP Top 25 poll: (9) Stanford, (10) Washington, (20) Oregon, (22) USC and (23) Arizona State.


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