|Oregon and Oregon State are a study in opposites|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 21 November 2012 13:07|
The flashy Ducks meet the more understated Beavers on Saturday in the 116th Civil War rivalry game, putting the spotlight on the contrasting programs.
With the help of mega-booster and Nike co-founder Phil Knight, Oregon is known for its state-of-the-art facilities and a myriad of flashy uniform combinations. But the No. 5 Ducks have backed up their swagger in recent years by winning, going 44-7 under coach Chip Kelly.
On the other side is No. 16 Oregon State, nicknamed ``Lunch Pail U'' for the team's hard-working blue-collar mentality - which has helped it stage a striking turnaround this season.