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Oregon Ducks blogger Jason Green tells us 5 reasons why Oregon beat UCLA Bruins in the 2011 Pac 12 football championship game. LaMichael James rushed for 219 yards averaging a more than legit 8.8 yards per carry. Kenyon Barner chimed in with 79 rushing yards. Johnathan Franklin fumbled on the 2nd play from scrimmage to get the blowout started.
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University of Oregon running back LaMichael James was named to the 2011 AFCA FBS Coaches' All-America Team at the all-purpose position, joining Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon as the only repeat members from the 2010 AFCA team, the American Football Coaches Association announced Monday.
It's time for the 2012 Rose Bowl between the Oregon Ducks and the Wisconsin Badgers. The matchup in the Rose Bowl - a game between two top-10 teams and each of which was mentioned in preseason national title talk - is highly thought of. Power vs. Speed. Should be a classic. LaMichael James vs. Montee Ball for all the roses.
Did you miss the UCLA Bruins vs. Oregon Ducks Pac 12 football game Friday? We’ve got the highlights for you. LaMichael James rushed for three touchdowns and Darron Thomas passed for three as No. 7 Oregon defeated visiting UCLA 49-31 on Friday in the inaugural Pac-12 championship game to earn a Rose Bowl berth.
• The post game celebration and trophy presentation. Darron Thomas and David Paulson give on-field interviews along with the Championship trophy presentation and MVP award given to LaMichael James after Oregon beat UCLA 49-31.GO DUCKS!
We have arrived at the conclusion of the regular season of NCAA football. Around the FBS world we know of major players such as Brandon Weeden of Oklahoma State, LaMichael James of Oregon, or Tyrann Mathieu of Louisiana State, but these are just a drop in the pool of talent that plays Division I football. Here are my top ten picks for the most underrated players in college football...
Wisconsin's Bret Bielema probably enjoyed that great Big Ten Championship game for about 24 hours.
The reality probably hit that his big and bullying Badgers would have to face Oregon's flashy and athletic Oregon in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 2.
But that makes for a great matchup, especially if you like scoring. The Rose Bowl features two of the nation's top rushing offenses...
Hear comments from head coach Chip Kelly and players Darron Thomas, LaMichael James and John Boyett after Oregon defeated UCLA 49-31 in the inaugural Pac-12 championship game.