Oregon again provides test for Oklahoma

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 5:43 am
By: News On 6

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma seems to keep running into Oregon in games like this.

A year ago, the Sooners had dropped out of the polls after a slow start and met the 4th ranked Ducks in the Holiday Bowl with a chance at proving how much they'd improved.

The teams meet again on Saturday, this time with Oregon's Autzen Stadium as the proving ground.

The Sooners started the season by getting past UAB 24-17. They appeared to find their stride in the 2nd half of a 37-20 win last week against Washington, a game that was tied at halftime.

The 18th ranked Ducks should provide the #15 Sooners with their toughest test yet.

Oklahoma players see the game as a chance to make a mark. After their close win against UAB, the Sooners dropped from 10th to 15th in the AP poll.