Found November 26, 2012 on Oregon Sports News:
The Oregon Ducks just got beat.  They didn’t give it away, weren’t screwed by the refs, and Alejandro Maldonado isn’t to blame. As that Stanford kick sailed through the uprights at the end of Saturday night’s overtime disappointment, frustration over what could’ve been fell from the sky like seemingly every important field goal attempt Chip Kelly’s Ducks have needed since his arrival; off the mark and shy of expectation.  Oregon entered the game ranked #1 in the polls, #2 in the BCS and with a clear path to the second chance they’ve been hoping to get for the better part of 2 years.  There were no more ifs, ands or buts, just win and you’re in.  And they couldn’t do it.   I say couldn’t because they had their chances.  From the missed block which both directly and indirectly cost them a touchdown, to the multiple failures to capitalize on Stanford turnovers, and finally with their late-game and overtime ineptitude, this season’s offensive juggernaut picked a bad g
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