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The Oregon Ducks will stay at home another week and welcome the BYU Cougars at 3:30 p.m. ET Sept. 17 at Autzen Stadium. The Ducks have the odds in their favor, so they’ll need to guard against complacency.
Last week, Oregon turned the game against the Eastern Washington Eagles into a track meet and took the gold after outgaining them 604 yards to 187. Oregon steamrolled past Eastern Washington 70-14 at home. With Oregon ahead 42-7 at the half, the game was all but over already. QB Bo Nix had a stellar game for Oregon as he passed for five TDs and 277 yards on 33 attempts. Nix had some trouble finding his footing against the Georgia Bulldogs two weeks ago, so this was a step in the right direction.
Meanwhile, it may have taken double overtime to finish the job, but the Cougars ultimately got the result they were hoping for last week with a 26-20 victory over the Baylor Bears. BYU’s success was spearheaded by the efforts of WR Chase Roberts, who threw one touchdown in addition to catching eight passes for one TD and 122 yards, and QB Jaren Hall, who passed for one TD and 261 yards on 39 attempts in addition to snatching one receiving TD.
BYU’s defense was a presence as well, as it got past Baylor’s offensive line to sack QB Blake Shapen four times for a total loss of 22 yards. It was a group effort with three guys contributing.
Their wins bumped Oregon to 1-1 and BYU to 2-0. Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports to find out who keeps up the positive energy and who hits a stumbling block.
Win or Lose, always appreciate the support from you Cougar Nation. Tough one to drop, but an opportunity to bounce back. See you all at home next week! #GoCougs 🤙🏽
Bo Nix had a day vs BYU!
First Oregon QB since Marcus Mariota in 2014 with three rushing and two passing TDs in a game.#GoDucks | @BoNix10 pic.twitter.com/Qc6eqSfq4p
It’s a good day to #GoDucks! pic.twitter.com/MytILW6Qeg
Loyal, strong, and true. pic.twitter.com/nLEoovJBmg
Oregon leads 41-20 with 2:16 remaining! #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/W0ISzVvlS1
SIX MORE. pic.twitter.com/FzsPhLrGpu
Ben. Bywater. pic.twitter.com/XNyoJe3MvD
That’s a pick❕ pic.twitter.com/Ff4d25qPzM
First career TD for @EppsKody 👊 pic.twitter.com/2m2KEKq9ch
Autzen is a VIBE 🔥
Second straight muti-TD game for @Tf3four!
Ducks have it again deep in BYU territory after the defense forces another TO on downs.#GoDucks pic.twitter.com/el8VIAVae6
Starting the second like we ended the first…another 7️⃣ on the board with this six-yard keeper by Bo Nix.#GoDucks
8-of-9 for 135 yards with a passing TD and two rushing TDs 👊#GoDucks pic.twitter.com/uyI4AmDtlR
Liking the looks of that. #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/p6r71KMs05
Perfect way to end the half.#GoDucks
📺 https://t.co/hwELgrcBXN pic.twitter.com/ahYNuN1hdN
TOUCHDOWN T-FERG! @BoNix10 hits @Tf3four for a 15-yard score and Oregon leads No. 12 BYU 24-7 with 24 seconds left in the first half 👊#GoDucks pic.twitter.com/E0lj0WJQKR
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