Oregon knew going into Saturday night”s game with Arizona State that with LaMichael James injured a big night would be needed from his back-up, Kenjon Barner. What Oregon didn’t know was that they would also need a big night from the back-up at the quarterback position, Bryan Bennett.
Jackson Rice is averaging 46.2 yards per punt this year at Oregon.
It is a bit ironic that the Pac-12 has flown somewhat under the radar on the national scene so far this year in spite of the spotlight conference expansion provided heading into the season.
LaMichael’s injury proves that next year’s plans can be accelerated at any given time.
Just a handful of scores from the prep football landscape.
The fourth ranked California Bears swept the Oregon Ducks 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-12) Friday night at Matthew Knight Arena, spoiling the night for a record setting crowd of 6210. The largest crowd in program history witnessed two games of top-notch volleyball before the Ducks wilted in game three.
All-American running back LaMichael James rushed for 239 yards and a touchdown to lead Oregon past California 43-15 Thursday evening at Autzen Stadium. But the victory may have come at a steep price when James suffered what appeared to be a dislocated elbow in the fourth quarter.
Oski and the Duck might sound like the title of a children’s book but that’s what is in store Thursday night at Autzen Stadium when 9th ranked Oregon hosts the California Bears.
If you’re an opposing fighter, an unruly drunk, or a strain of foot bacteria, think twice before you cross Nathan “Knuckle Sandwich” Wallner’s path.
Oregon recalls close one against Cal last season, and what it means for Thursday…