South Dakota Coyotes vs. Oregon Ducks
Oregon finished last season with an 11-2 record. The Ducks capped the year with a 30-7 victory over Texas in the Valero Alamo Bowl. The South Dakota Coyotes finished 2013 at 4-8, with a 1-3 record in non-conference play. The two teams kick off the 2014 season at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon.
You can follow the game with live play-by-play here.
Details for Saturday's game are below:
Kickoff: 10:30 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: Pac-12 Network
Oregon Ducks facts:
The Ducks have won nine straight home openers.
Starting quarterback Marcus Mariota needs just one touchdown to set the Oregon career mark for total TDs at 79.
Over the last four seasons, Oregon is 33-2 at home with an average victory margin of 28.7.
The Ducks are the only FBS team to win at least nine games in each of the last seven seasons.
Mariota has thrown at least one touchdown in all 26 games of his career.
Oregon returns 10 starters on offense and six on defense from the 2013 season.
Running back Byron Marshall rushed for more than 1,000 yards on just 168 carries (6.2 YPC) in 2013, and his 14 rushing touchdowns led the team.
Wide receiver Keanon Lowe is a three-year starter with 40 career receptions.
The Ducks are ranked No. 3 in the preseason Top 25 AP poll.
Saturday will be the first time Oregon and South Dakota have ever met.
- Brad Rowland