Portland State football head coach Bruce Barnum joins the podcast ahead of the Oregon-PSU game on Saturday, Sept. 8. Kick off is at 11 a.m. at Autzen Stadium.
Photo: Rob Beard, left, Michael Clay, Brian Jackson and a host of other Ducks stop a kickoff return by Portland State's Raymond Clay during the 2010 matchup between Oregon and PSU. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard)
Ryan Thorburn is has returned from Pac-12 Media Day in California and there's a lot to talk about. He and Austin Meek discuss Mario Cristobal, Justin Herbert, UCLA's new head coach Chip Kelly and more.
Mario Cristobal will head down to his first Pac-12 Media Day as head coach of the Oregon Ducks football team next week and Melyssa Lombardi is named the new head softball coach for the University of Oregon.
Ryan Thorburn and Austin Meek discuss several topics, including Oregon losing softball coach Mike White to Texas, the demolition of the East Grandstand, the Beavers' run at another College World Series title and the momentum Mario Cristobal has entering his first season as the Ducks' football coach.
Greg Hansen, sports columnist for The Arizona Daily Star, joins the Duck Pod to discuss the Khalil Tate phenomenon, Arizona's role in a college hoops scandal and Saturday's game between the Ducks and Wildcats.
Rick Neuheisel, former coach at Colorado, Washington and UCLA and now a TV analyst for CBS Sports, joins the Duck Pod to discuss Gary Andersen's bizarre exit from Oregon State, a new era at Oregon and his inside view of the Pac-12 Networks.