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EUGENE -- Just when the Oregon Ducks (4-0, 1-0) needed something big to happen the Duck defense responded by denying the Arizona Wildcats (3-1, 0-1) five scoring opportunities inside the redzone and allowed no fourth down conversions on the way to posting a 49-0 win in front of 58,334 fans and a national television audience.
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The Oregon Ducks certainly have lofty expectations for their 2012 season.
And, while the season is still young, a blowout victory over the No. 22 Arizona Wildcats combined with an LSU close call against Auburn helped the Ducks realize their potential as they jumped the Tigers and now sit in the number two position in the AP Poll.
Though the AP Poll does not figure...
It was a night of missed opportunities for the Arizona Wildcats.
And, oh yes, missed field goals, fourth-down tries, stilted offense and a tired defense.
Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez called his team's offensive performance "embarrassing" just a week after UA had beaten visiting South Carolina 56-0.
Arizona's laundry list of calamities will...
In order for cars to operate all the parts need to function correctly. The Oregon Ducks offense is built like a car, with each player representing a part. When an individual part doesn’t cooperate the whole car can fail to maneuver. The Arizona Wildcats were able to slow down Oregon’s offense in the first half because they stopped individual players. Each component of the car...
Oregon 49 – 0 Arizona
The Oregon Ducks used a bevy of weapons and talent to overcome the Arizona Wildcats by the score of 49-0 at Autzen Stadium on Saturday night.
Oregon, who was facing what could be considered their first “true” opponent of 2012, showcased offensive and defensive prowess against a Wildcats football team that was trying to find their own college football...
EUGENE -- The Oregon Ducks defense shined in the first half against Arizona, holding the Wildcats out of the endzone on four redzone possessions and went into the lockerroom leading 13-0.
Redshirt freshman Marcus Mariota threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns, including a 55-yard scoring pass to freshman Bralon Addison late in the third quarter, and No. 3 Oregon beat No. 22 Arizona 49-0 Saturday night.
Billed as an offensive juggernaut between the Pac-12's fastest scoring teams, Oregon didn't find its stride until the second half - and Arizona never did ...
The No. 3 ranked Oregon Ducks were dominant in their 49-0 victory over the No. 22 ranked Arizona Wildcats on Saturday night at Autzen Stadium. But, the headlines that usually get taken up by Oregon’s offensive playmakers will be usurped by the smothering defensive performance denied the Wildcats of anything during their six red zone trips.
Arizona will head to Eugene to take on the Oregon Ducks. Read on for a complete preview of the game, including the keys to Arizona getting the upset.
Oregon sophomore corner back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu discusses Oregon's 49-0 win over Arizona on Sept. 22, 2012 at Autzen Stadium. Ekpre-Olomu had two interceptions including a pick-6.
This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to go down to Eugene for the University of Oregon football game versus Arizona.
Growing up I have been a Ducks fan since before I can remember. I would go to a game a year and always loved the Ducks. But now I have a new-found appreciation for that football program.
Every fall, I have the opportunity to coach high school football for a...
Photographs from Oregon's 49-0 blowout win over the Arizona Wildcats.