Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/19/12
Down but not Out In stunning fashion on Saturday night, the Oregon Ducks lost in overtime to the Stanford Cardinal after Oregon was virtually unable to move the ball on offense against a stout and resilient Stanford defense. While the Cardinal’s touchdown will go down as one of the most controversial in Oregon history, (it looked as though Zach Ertz was out of bounds when he established possession; something many head officials agree with) all is not lost for Oregon’s 2012 college football season. Oregon needs a little help but they are still very much alive in the Pac-12 Championship picture as well as the BCS National Championship race. All the Ducks need to make the Pac-12 Championship is a win over Oregon State next week and a Stanford loss to UCLA, a team that many have said would not be ashamed of playing for a loss against the Cardinal. For the Ducks to make the BCS race they will admittedly need a lot of help and somewhat of a college football miracle; but with the way the past
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