Nicholls State vs Oregon Recap - Ducks Win 66-3
|Nicholls State vs Oregon Recap - Ducks Win 66-3|
De'Anthony Thomas scampered through the Nicholls State defense for 128 yards as Oregon handed the Colonels a 66-3 defeat on Saturday at Autzen Stadium.
Oregon was the ATS victor, as they covered the 58.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 66.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Marcus Mariota completed 12 of 21 pass attempts for 234 yards for the Ducks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kalen Henderson rushed for 46 yards for Nicholls State, while Marcus Washington added 40 yards. Kalen Henderson threw for 214 yards for the Colonels, while receivers Marcus Washington and Erik Buchanan had 92 and 64 yards respectively.
Nicholls State was outgained by Oregon 772-343 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 32-22 by the Ducks.
Oregon lost the time of possession battle 40:14/19:46, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Oregon heads into a Week 2 battle against Virginia. Nicholls State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Western Michigan.