The USC Trojan wide receiving corps is possibly the biggest challenge the Oregon Ducks will face all season. If USC is to have any chance at an upset over the undefeated Ducks, wideouts Robert Woods and Marqise Lee are likely to play a prominent role.
Woods, a junior, has 53 catches for 585 yards and nine touchdowns this season. Lee, a sophomore, leads the Pac-12 in receiving yards (1,129), catches (76), and touchdowns (10). As Dave Miller of National Football Post writes, "That's enough to keep Ducks defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti up at night."
But they won't be surprising anyone. Last season, Woods and Lee combined for 240 yards and three touchdowns on 15 catches in a 38-35 upset over Oregon.
Miller also points out that the Ducks have two of the best cornerbacks in the Pac-12 in sophomores Terrance Mitchell and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. The two have gone relatively untested so far this season.