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UCLA, Oregon two of a kind

Updated: October 15, 1998, 6:13 PM ET
By Mike Gottfried | Special to ESPN.com

UCLA's a powerful football team. When I watched the Bruins against Arizona last week, I was really impressed. But Oregon presents some problems to the UCLA defense, which is very young.  Oregon's Akili Smith, who has thrown for 1,418 yards and 15 touchdowns, leads the nation's No. 2-ranked offense. Oregon's running back, Reuben Droughns, has gained over 200 yards in two consecutive games. He's dangerous. But the Ducks' offense belongs to Akili Smith, who is the top-rated quarterback in the ...

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