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Kim: Oregon receives wake up call from Michigan State, experiences life without Mariota

Vernon Adams Jr. was the last player to take the podium as lights and cameras quickly brightened the lifted stage following No. 5 Michigan State’s (2-0) 31-28 victory over No. 7 Oregon (1-1). Adams, who finished the game 22-of-39 for 309 yards, one touchdown and two picks, knew he had …

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Video: Don Pellum’s defense focused on improving

Don Pellum and his defense need to step up in order to defeat No. 5 Michigan State on Saturday. Pellum expressed satisfaction with the team’s focus in practice this week, and said this was one of the best three practices of the season so far. Watch below.

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Video: Vernon Adams played “conservative” against EWU

Senior transfers Matt Hegarty and Vernon Adams spoke to the media for the first time on Monday, in preparation for Michigan State. Vernon Adams said he thought he played “conservative” against Eastern Washington, which begs the question: How will he improve and impress in game two? The Oregon Ducks play …

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Recap: Oregon ‘out-executes’ Michigan State in 46-27 win

It looked as if Oregon was producing in all the right ways after Marcus Mariota and Devon Allen hooked up for a 70-yard touchdown pass with 10:12 in the second quarter left to put the Ducks up 18-7. However, what followed was a scoring drought that Oregon’s offense isn’t particularly …

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Q&A: Kirk Herbstreit doesn’t have Oregon in his final four

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit had a moment to speak with the media prior to tomorrow’s Gameday for the matchup between No. 3 Oregon and N0. 7 Michigan State. Herbstreit, who is a former Ohio State quarterback, discussed what he liked about Eugene, Oregon, the state of the Big Ten and what …

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GameDay: Here’s how Oregon and Michigan State stack up

There is no question where the nation’s eyes will be cast this weekend. Oregon is favored by 11 points according to odd makers in Las Vegas, but chances are, it will come down to the wire. Here’s how No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan State stack up: OFFENSE Oregon: After …

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Q&A: Mark Dantonio and his brand of physicality clashes with Oregon’s cutting edge offense

Since Mark Dantonio inherited the role as head coach of the Michigan State football team in 2007, the program has enjoyed its most successful era in the school’s history. Since 2007, Dantonio’s team has gone from a team that former Michigan running back Mike Hart called the Wolverines’ little brother …

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