EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Running back Cyrus Habibi-Likio says Oregon's defense in practice is as good as — or even better than — some of the teams the Ducks have faced so far.

"It's like game day, every day out there in practice. Game day," he said.

Oregon's D has been revived under new defensive coordinator Andy Avalos, and it is having a historic run for the No. 12 Ducks.

After dropping its season opener against Auburn, Oregon has reeled off five straight wins. The Ducks now sit atop the Pac-12's North Division at 3-0, their best start in conference play since 2013.