Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 9/5/12
Thirty-four points and 530 yards doesn't sound too bad does it? You could live with your team averaging that, couldn't you? One touchdown and a two point conversion to go with around 130 yards a quarter is a healthy average for any offense. Except we are not talking about an offense. Not exactly. Those numbers you were just shrugging to, those acceptable numbers, were what AP #4 Oregon gave up on defense to Arkansas State last Saturday evening. Arkansas State scored four touchdowns and two field goals to go with over 500 all-purpose yards on the #4 team in the nation. I know what you're thinking, I think it also. “That's not the whole story”. It doesn't matter what we who watched the game think, it's what everyone who was asleep on the east coast by the time that game ended thought when they read the headline over breakfast the next day. I know you can hear them, I can too. The clatter as they drop their cereal spoon to shout at an impartial newspaper column. “Oregon gave up how much
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