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Oregon's De'Anthony Thomas is one of Chip Kelly's biggest offensive weapons.
The nation's third-ranked offense will be pitted against one of college football's best defensive minds in USC's de facto Pac-12 championship game.
Monte Kiffin will have his hands full trying to stop an Oregon team that put up 52 points on the then fourth-ranked Stanford Cardinal.
More impressive for the Ducks, though, was the way they were able to force future No. 1 pick Andrew Luck into arguably one of the worst games of his college career.
Defensive ends Terrell Turner and Brandon Hanna rattled the Heisman front-runner for the first time all season.
While the Trojans forced Luck into mistakes and took the Cardinal to overtime just three weeks ago, their young defense will not be able to handle Chip Kelly's fast-paced attack.
LaMichael James, De'Anthony Thomas, Kenjon Barner. The list goes on.
What can Kiffin do to contain so many weapons? Well, he can't.
The one place where USC has the advantage is at quarterback, where Matt Barkley has developed into a bona fide first rounder. But with Robert Woods—Barkley's top target—doubtful for this game, the Trojans will find it much harder to keep up with the green and yellow.
I'm speaking too soon—the Ducks will probably have some new conglomeration of colors on display this weekend.
New colors or not, the Ducks are fast. Too fast and too skilled for the Trojans.
Lane Kiffin will keep his crew in this one, but I don't see him pulling the upset in Eugene.
Oregon 31, USC 23