Washington and Oregon are set to renew their rivalry in Seattle this weekend in a highly anticipated top-10 matchup. The contest will be televised on ESPN and ABC.
The Huskies and Ducks have been in impressive form this season, as they’ve been perfect record so far, entering Week 7 with a 5-0 record.
The matchup between the two universities, known as the "Border War" or the "Cascade Clash," is one of the oldest rivalries in college football. It's also one of the most played rivalry games in college football history, with 114 encounters since its first edition in 1900.
The rivalry between the Huskies and Ducks is fueled by the proximity of the states of Washington and Oregon, as well as the closeness of the two schools' campuses, situated just 285 miles apart via Interstate 5.
Notably, the matchup between Washington and Oregon holds particular significance. That's because it marks the final meeting between the two teams in the Pac-12, as both are set to move to the Big Ten in 2024. This highly anticipated contest is also the only top-10 matchup in Week 7.
What channel is the Washington vs Oregon game today?
TV Channel: ESPN, ABC
- Lives tream: ESPN+, ESPN.com, FuboTV
The Washington vs Oregon game will be televised on ESPN and ABC. For those looking to stream the game, it can be watched live on ESPN+, the ESPN website, and through the FuboTV app.
The broadcast team for the game will feature Chris Fowler as the play-by-play announcer and Kirk Herbstreit as the color analyst. Holly Rowe will serve as the sideline reporter.
Washington vs Oregon start time
Date: Saturday, Oct. 14
- Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time
The Week 7 game between Washington and Oregon kicks off at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time from Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington.
The Washington quarterback situation
Following an impressive 2022 season, Michael Penix Jr. retains the starting quarterback spot for Washington. The quarterback has been superb once again this season and is considered among the Heisman Trophy frontrunners.
The quarterback has thrown for 1,999 yards and 16 touchdowns in five games, completing 74.7% of his passes.
The Oregon quarterback situation
Bo Nix also retained the starting spot at Oregon this season following his impressive outing last seaso campaign Like Penix, Nix is also a frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy this year.
This season, Nix has thrown for 1,459 yards and 15 touchdowns in five games, completing 80.3% of his passes.