No. 12 UCLA at No. 2 OREGON picked as Davey O'Brien Marquee Match-up

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 1:36pm

The 2013 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Marquee Match-up for week nine highlights Davey O'Brien Watch List candidates Brett Hundley of UCLA and Marcus Mariota of Oregon in a contest between two of the top offenses in the Pac-12.

Throughout the season, the Davey O'Brien will highlight the best weekly quarterback match-up as the race for the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award continues. Quarterbacks from all 125 NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision schools are eligible for the award until the field is narrowed to 16 semifinalists on Monday, November 4.

Marquee Match-up: No. 12 UCLA at No. 2 Oregon:

  • Saturday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m. (CT) on ESPN
     
  • Marcus Mariota threw for 327 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead the high-flying Ducks to a 62-38 win over Washington State on Saturday and keep Oregon unbeaten heading into this weekend's showdown with the Bruins.
     
  • Brett Hundley and UCLA will be looking to bounce back from a tough 24-10 loss at No. 13 Stanford. The sophomore signal-caller enters Saturday's contest having thrown for 1,661 yards and 13 touchdowns through six games this season.

Other Notable Games (based on start times):

  • Pittsburgh (Tom Savage) at Navy (Keenan Reynolds) - Saturday, October 26 at Noon (CT) on CBS Sports Network
     
  • Wyoming (Brett Smith) at San Jose State (David Fales) - Saturday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m. (CT)
     
  • No. 8 Stanford (Kevin Hogan) at Oregon State (Sean Mannion) - Saturday, October 26 at 9:30 p.m. (CT) on ESPN
     
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