October 27th – at Oregon No. 2 Oregon 70, Colorado 14
Oregon, the No. 2 team in the country, was a 47-point favorite at home over hapless Colorado. The line was an embarrassment for the CU program, but not half as embarrassing as the fact that the Ducks covered … by halftime.
Oregon ran through, around, and over the Colorado defense, scoring touchdowns on all seven first half possessions en route to a 56-0 halftime lead and 70-14 rout. The Ducks amassed a ridiculous 425 yards rushing, and 617 yards of total offense, holding the inept Buff offense to 245 yards of total offense. The game was so out of hand that Oregon’s backup quarterback, Bryan Bennett, out-scored the Colorado offense, three touchdowns to two.
The students at Oregon, much like their counterparts at Colorado, arrived fashionably late for the game. Unlike their Buff counterparts, however, the Duck fans missed the only competitive moments of the game with their tardiness.
Oregon won the coin toss to start the...