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It was a matchup that had been anticipated for roughly eleven months. As soon as the 2011 college football season came to a close, the Ducks and Trojans fans alike had November 3rd, 2012 circled on their calendars. It was the day the two perennial Pac-12 powers would clash, battling for their spot in the driver's seat of the conference.
While the stakes weren't quite as high as people initially thought they would be (USC wasn't expected to have two losses coming into the game), Pac-12 supremacy was still on the line and BCS implications remained for both sides.
As it turned out, the game lived up to the hype and was completely worth the wait for everyone involved. The game was an offensive showcase by both teams, but eventually Oregon came out on top and they left the Coliseum victorious for the second straight time. The 61-52 victory keeps the Ducks undefeated and on course for a birth to the Pac-12 Championship game.
The victory put the Ducks one step closer to th...
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The nation’s elite stayed perfect on Saturday, though it wasn’t all smooth sailing for ‘Bama or Oregon (clockwise from top: AP/ Herbert, AP/ Wagner, Getty/ Laberge)
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Alabama couldn’t make good on Vegas’ nine-point spread. In fact, it took about 59 minutes for the Crimson Tide to secure its ninth win of the year. But as well as LSU played...
There is nobody in the nation who doesn’t know how good the Oregon Ducks are this season, especially after the 62-51 trouncing over the USC Trojans this past Saturday.
After the big victory that established the Ducks as the Pac-12 standard of excellence, Oregon has seen improved poll results and is now looking towards the big picture as they head down the final...
Oregon Ducks running back Kenjon Barner (5-11 192 Sr) has soared into the Heisman discussion with his eye popping school-record 321 rushing yards and five touchdowns last Saturday in the 62-51 win over the USC Trojans. With his numbers and recent stellar performance, you would think that he would now be the Heisman leader, but he has shared the spotlight on offense with a backfield...
After establishing several records including a school best in single-game rushing with 321 yards on 38 carries and five touchdowns, Kenjon Barner discusses Oregon's 62-51 win over USC on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at the LA Coliseum.
HGT: 5-11 WGT: 192
YR: SR POS: RB
Exceptional athlete, explosive
Impressive lateral quickness and straight line speed
Possesses great acceleration and change...
It’s no secret that USC has been one of the most disappointing teams in college football this season, and it’s also no secret that while the offense struggled early on, it’s been the defense of late which has been the problem.
As things stand the Trojans rank 66th nationally and are allowing 406 yards per game, numbers that are actually a bit deceptive when you look at the...
USC has started a Heisman campaign for wide-receiver Marqise Lee, titled #BeLEEve.
Heisman Hopefuls:(1) Collin Klein: (QB: Kansas State University): After leaving Saturday’s contest against Oklahoma State with concussion-like symptoms it is too early to tell the long-term impact of Klein’s decline in performance or potential absence. He has solidified himself as the front-runner for the award with great road performances against Oklahoma and West Virginia...
Week 10 Maxwell Award Elite
In a Pac-12 statement game against USC, Oregon RB Kenjon Barner finally showed the country what he can do in a full game. On a hefty 38 carries, Barner ran for a school-record 321 yards and five touchdowns, which ties a Pac-12 single game record. Barner, our Maxwell Award Player of the Week, is currently third in the nation with 1,295 rushing yards, eighth...
The USC Athletic Department released an awards campaign video on the behalf of receiver Marqise Lee, who is putting up record numbers that are getting lost in the shuffle due to the Trojans three losses this season.
Former Oregon and current San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James was at the Oregon-USC game on Saturday night and spoke to media regarding Kenjon Barner's performance in which James' individual game rushing record was shattered by Barner's 321-yards on 38 carries. Oregon won the game 62-51.
Week ten of the college football season saw some of the top teams in the country almost lose as Alabama and Notre Dame has close calls. Would that help AJ McCarron and Manti Te'o because they had to persevere to win or will it hurt? Kansas State's Collin Klein got knocked out of his teams win over Oklahoma State and Kenyon Barner made a statement against Monte Kiffin'...