McLaughlin: Assessing Bo Nix and the Oregon Defense

Spencer breaks down the skill set of the Duck signal-caller this season and evaluates the UO 'D'

Posted on October 27, 2022

  By Spencer McLaughlin of Locked on CFB for SuperWest Sports


Bo Nix has been playing the best football of his career since transferring from Auburn, but hearing just how great he’s been may still come as a surprise.

Is his time at Auburn—and the reputation he built there—altering our perception of his play in this red-hot offense?

His numbers at the QB position are the best Oregon fans have seen in quite some time.

On today’s episode of Locked On Ducks, I break down just how good Bo Nix has been as Oregon’s signal-caller this season.

I look at what’s made him so successful and why it’s a formula that should allow the Ducks’ offense to continue to have success.

Oregon Ducks Logo Pac-12The area where Oregon still needs to grow is on the defensive side of the ball, and some stats indicate that the Ducks’ defense has been outright bad this year.

Are the numbers really indicative of how the Ducks have played on that side of the ball this year?

Plus, one listener poses a question about potential Pac-12 Championship game matchups and who Oregon could face.

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