After months and months of waiting, Oregon Ducks fans will be filing into Autzen Stadium ready to cheer on the Ducks to a win over Arkansas State. The last time fans saw the Ducks they were earning a Rose Bowl victory, but Saturday starts a new year.
With the start of a new year, the Ducks say goodbye to LaMichael James and Darron Thomas, and say hello to Marcus Mariota and Kenjon Barner. While the Ducks may be in transition, they certainly are not lacking talent.
Before the ball is kicked off Saturday night at Autzen, here are five predictions for the Ducks' 2012 season.