Oregon-California Preview Capsule

Associated Press Published: November 8, 2012


California has won three of the past four meetings in this series at home with the only loss being a 15-13 defeat two years ago. ... The Ducks are averaging 36 ppg in the first half — a mark Cal has reached just once in an entire game against an FBS opponent. ... Oregon has scored at least 42 points in 12 straight games, tied for the longest streak all-time. ... The Ducks have won 13 straight road games since Nov. 7, 2009, and have lost just one conference road game under coach Chip Kelly. ... Barner has 19 rushing TDs and needs two to tie LaMichael James' single-season school mark of 21. ... Of Oregon's 63 TD drives, 20 have taken a minute or less. ... Backup QB Allan Bridgford could start for the Bears in place of injured starter Zach Maynard. Bridgford is just 4 for 16 this season. ... Cal's defense has forced 15 turnovers the past five games. ... Cal RB C.J. Anderson is coming off a career-high 160 yards rushing in last week's loss to Washington, including one carry for 64 yards. Anderson has topped 100 yards three times in the past five games.