"We really don't talk much about being ranked, or anything like that," he said. "That's never been anything we've emphasized. We always talk about getting better and by being ranked it shows our football team is improving and we're getting better. We're doing the things we need to do."
"If you can get to the quarterback and he don't have time to throw the ball, that's what usually happens, and when you can get to him early, then you start looking at the rush and I thought that's what he did," Oregon coach Willie Taggart said. "He started looking at the rush more than anything."