Oregon Ducks News
9-15-14: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota didn't let a letdown happen after beating Michigan State a week earlier, leading the Ducks on six consecutive scoring drives as Oregon beat Wyoming 48-14 Saturday. Mariota became the fourth Oregon quarterback to pass for more than 7,000 yards in his career. He completed 19 of 23 passes with two touchdowns. Mariota rushed five times for 71 yards, including touchdown runs of 15 and 19 yards. Mariota has now thrown a school-record 71 touchdowns. He has thrown at least one TD thrown in all 29 games he's appeared in. They’re impressive numbers to say the least. The Ducks will travel to Washington State this week.
9-9-14: Down nine points early in the second half, Oregon exploded with four touchdowns to run away from Michigan State 46-27 in a game that had major College Football Playoff implications. The Ducks got 360 yards of total offense from quarterback Marcus Mariota. He threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns. Oregon finished with 491 yards total. With his performance this past weekend, Mariota is the leader for the Heisman Trophy. The Ducks plays host to Wyoming this weekend.
9-4-14: Oregon's season opener against FCS South Dakota was never in doubt, as QB Marcus Mariota used his first-half appearance to set the school record for total touchdowns. The Ducks' running back corps showed its stuff in their 62-13 victory. The Heisman hopeful Mariota threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns. He alos added a TD run and 43 yards on the ground. He now has 81 total touchdowns for his career, which breaks the previous record of 77 held by Joey Harrington. The only blemish in the game was an ankle injury suffered by senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. Having Ekpre-Olomu healthy is essential as the Ducks host AP No. 7 Michigan State this weekend.