(Undated) -- The Oregon Ducks look to start the 2017 season off with a bang when they open up this weekend. First year coach Willie Taggart is looking to lead the Ducks back after a disappointing 2016 campaign. Oregon welcomes the Southern Utah Thunderbirds to Eugene on Saturday. Pre-game show on KBND starts at 3:00 p.m. Also on Saturday, Oregon State looks to recover from a 58-27 loss at Colorado State in its opener. The Beavers host Portland State in Corvallis.