Recap - Ducks Defeat Stanford 53-30
|Recap - Ducks Defeat Stanford 53-30|
LaMichael James ran for 146 yards as Oregon handled Stanford by a score of 53-30 on Saturday at Stanford Stadium.
The Ducks were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 70.5.
Darron Thomas completed 11 of 17 pass attempts for 155 yards for the Ducks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Stepfan Taylor rushed for 99 yards for Stanford, while Tyler Gaffney added 31 yards. Andrew Luck threw for 271 yards for the Cardinal, while receivers Griff Whalen and Coby Fleener had 107 and 56 yards respectively.
Oregon was outgained by Stanford 400-387 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Cardinal.
Oregon lost the time of possession battle 34:25/25:35, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Oregon takes its act home to face Southern Cal looking for another win. For Stanford, they head home to face California.