STANFORD AT OREGON

RECORDS: Stanford 8-2, 6-1 Pac-12 North; Oregon 10-0, 7-0 Pac-12 North

KICKOFF: 5 p.m. at Autzen Stadium

TV: ABC

RADIO: 1050

SERIES HISTORY: Stanford leads 44-30-1; Oregon has won nine of the past 10.

STORYLINES: Nothing at stake except the Pac-12 North crown, a spot in the league title game and perhaps a berth in the Rose Bowl (for Stanford) or the BCS championship game (for Oregon). ... The Ducks have won the past two meetings by a combined 105-61, dominating the second half each time. ... How will Stanford's freshman quarterback, Kevin Hogan, who is making the first road start of his career, respond to the atmosphere? Autzen is the rowdiest stadium in the conference. . . . This will be the toughest test this season for Stanford's stout defense, which must contain a warp-speed Oregon attack that averages 54.8 points per game and contains an array of playmakers (quarterback Marcus Mariota, tailback Kenjon Barner, the versatile De'Anthony Thomas and receiver Josh Huff). ... In addition to the noise, Stanford must contend with the weather: The forecast calls for a high of 51 degrees, rain and wind.

INJURY UPDATE: Stanford -- No injuries of consequence. Oregon -- NG Wade Keliikipi (undisclosed) and S Avery Patterson (knee) are out. DE Dion Jordan (shoulder), DT Taylor Hart (foot) and DT Isaac Remington (ankle) are probable.

MATCHUP TO WATCH: Stanford's offensive line against Oregon's front seven. The Cardinal will attempt to control the tempo by sending tailback Stepfan Taylor into the heart of a defense that allowed 236 rushing yards last week at Cal. If Taylor succeeds and Stanford avoids long-yardage situations, then Hogan should settle into a comfort zone. But the Ducks' quickness discombobulated Stanford last season. If that scenario repeats, it will be a long evening for the Cardinal.

STATS THAT MATTER: Stanford leads the nation in run defense (58.6 yards per game), sacks (4.2 per game) and tackles for loss (9.1 per game). ... Oregon is No. 1 in scoring (54.8 points) and third in rushing (325.1 yards). ... The Cardinal is 2-2 on the road, with wins over Cal (3-8) and Colorado (1-9). ... Oregon has lost one home game in the past four years. ... Mariota leads the nation in passing efficiency with a rating of 177. He has thrown 28 touchdown passes and only five interceptions.

-- JON WILNER