Sources: Oregon QB Nix (ankle) game-time call

by Ricardo Gutierrez - Oregon quarterback Bo Nix remains a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with No. 10 Utah, sources told ESPN.

Oregon QB Bo Nix (ankle) a game-time decision vs. Utah, sources say 8:30 AM ET Pete ThamelESPN Oregon quarterback Bo Nix remains a game-time decision for the No. 12 Ducks ' matchup with No. 10 Utah on Saturday, sources told ESPN. Nix injured his ankle in Oregon's loss to Washington last week, and he's expected to go through pregame warm-ups at Autzen Stadium. The team will make a decision on Nix after warm-ups, sources said, with the medical staff obviously being part of the consultation. Editor's Picks 2 Related If Nix can't go, it'll be a significant loss for the Ducks. Nix has been a revelation for Oregon after transferring from Auburn and emerging as one of the best players in college football. Nix has completed 73% of his passes, thrown 24 touchdowns and has accumulated 2,775 passing yards this season. Most impressive, Nix has cut down on turnovers and been a model of efficiency, as he has thrown just five interceptions in 300 attempts. If Nix is out, Oregon will turn to redshirt freshman Ty Thompson . With Nix's situation in flux, Thompson has received significant reps in practice and is considered ready by the staff if called on. Thompson is a former ESPN 300 recruit who has 159 career passing yards and has appeared in six games for the Ducks. He's yet to start a game. Oregon enters Saturday's game 8-2, having gotten blown out in the opener against Georgia in Atlanta and upset by Washington 37-34 at Autzen Stadium last week. Oregon got physically manhandled by Utah in a pair of matchups last season, losing by a combined score of 76-17. The Utes dominated at the line of scrimmage, including holding the Ducks to 221 total yards in the Pac-12 title game.