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  • Writer's pictureMark Schlabach

No. 6 Oregon Dominates ASU 49-13 in a Standout Performance

No. In addition, six Oregon was strong offensively and defensively earning a score of 49-13 to Arizona Stakes. Ducks reigned supreme in the Pac-12 and demonstrated their prowess at Mountain America Stadium in Tempe, Arizona during the said game.


Oregon's Offense Shines


Bo Nix managed to coordinate an impeccable execution of the Offense and was able to guide it all through the whole game. Nix passed for the record of 381 yards and six scores proving his accuracy. He also displayed his athletic ability as he rushed for 34 yards.


The team’s receivers were also very important. Troy Franklin scored two touchdowns on eight receptions for a total of 128 yards. Others notable contributors were receiver Patrick Herbert (who made a catch of 45 yards for a touchdown), and Tight End Spencer Webb (whom he made a 3 yard TD reception).


The passing attacks were well supported by the running game of Oregon. Junior by way of Gary Bryant Jr., a running back who had 3 runs totaling 118 yards, was unstoppable showcasing his tenacity and ability to maneuver.


Defense Stifles Arizona State


Defence was instrumental to the victory as it kept disrupting Arizona State’s offense flow. The defense did three sacks with two takeaways to keep Sun Devils offensively quiet.


Oregon’s defensive line really shined, never giving a break to ASU’s quarterback and ruining his day at the back. Besides the linebackers and secondary made vital tackles and interceptions that stopped Arizona from getting any meaningful scoring opportunities.


A Dominant Performance


Oregon’s defeat of Arizona State showed that they could play well not only offense, but also defense. An offense that included Bo Nix as its anchor combined with a defensive line proved too strong for the Sun Devils.


The win also keeps Duck’s on top of the Pac-12 conference and puts them in the best position of all teams to secure a College Football Playoff spot. Their commanding win over Arizona State proves how far they could go in the playoffs.


Key Takeaways


The offense of Oregon was efficient, accumulating 360 yards in total offence on quarterback Bow Nixa.


The Ducks’ running game was strong, amassing 145 rushing yards, as well as running back Gary Bryant Jr.


The defense for Ducks was of high importance as it made things very difficult for Arizona State’s regular offense flow, resulting in many Arizona turnovers.


Looking Ahead


Achieving this will mean that Oregon has the right start to clinch the Pac-12 and make it deep into the College Football Playoff. The Ducks are filled with talent and their good runs can challenge some teams during the playoffs.

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