For the first time in the school’s history, Oregon is ranked No. 1 in the country. While that would normally be a huge positive, the No. 1 team in the rankings has lost each of the past two weeks.
Headed into Thursday night’s Pac-10 match-up with UCLA, the question is whether the Ducks can avoid something that hasn’t happened since 1960: becoming the third straight top-ranked team in the AP poll to fall in back-to-back-to-back weeks.
Thanks to our friends at NBC Sports.com, here are video clips of the two head coaches ahead of tonight’s game, with Oregon’s Chip Kelly talking about how his team just needs to continue what they’ve been doing despite their lofty ranking and UCLA’s Rick Neuheisel discussing what it will take for his Bruins to knock off No. 1.