STORY: Oregon Football Outlasts Arizona in 41-19 Victory

Written Story

Oregon Football opened Pac-12 play with a commanding 41-19 home victory over Arizona.

Oregon began the game with a 63 yard TD from Jaylon Redd in the first minute of the game. Anthony Brown went on to throw 10-21 for 206 yards and 3 TD. Tight End’s Terrance Ferguson (9 yard TD) and Spencer Webb (18 yard TD) caught the other TDs for the Ducks. Oregon rushed for 187 yards behind an explosive performance by Travis Dye, who carried it 5 times for 92 yards. CJ Verdell rushed it 11 times for 45 yards and a TD, and Brown carried it 12 times for 41 yards. Oregon’s offense accounted for 393 yards and 7.1 yards/play.

Oregon continued its dominance in turnover margin, claiming 5 INTs and not coughing up the ball once. After an INT to start the game, Bennett Williams put the game on ice with a 68-yard pick-six to put Oregon up 41-19. Williams also made 8 tackles. Verone McKinley, Mykael Wright, and Nate Heaukulani all provided INTs as well. McKinley now has 4 INTs in the last three games, and Williams has 3. Noah Sewell led the way in the trenches with 14 total tackles. Oregon allowed 435 total yards, including 233 in the air and 202 on the ground. The Ducks also allowed 32 first downs compared to just 17. Arizona QB Jordan McCloud went 21-35 for 233 yards and a TD and 5 INTs.

Also notable for Oregon: Camden Lewis continued his perfect season thus far, drilling 2 FGs, including a career-long 43 yarder. Lewis was also 5-5 on PATs. Tom Snee also booted a career-high 61-yard punt in this game.

#3 Oregon (4-0, 1-0 conf) will now travel to Stanford to take on the Cardinal (2-2, 1-1 conf) on Saturday, October 2nd at 12:30 pm.

Final Stats

Scoring Summary

Game Stories:

Audio Story by Justin Grossweiner
Audio Story by Knight Jarecki

Postgame Audio

Head Coach Mario Cristobal

Quarterback Anthony Brown

Center Alex Forsyth

Safety Bennett Williams

Oregon Football Pregame Show vs Arizona September 25th 2021

Hosted by Knight Jarecki and Justin Grossweiner

6:30-Last Week vs Stony Brook

  • Reflections from the game
  • Who impressed you the most offensively for the Ducks-
  • Oregon’s Dominate Defense

6:40-Previewing Arizona

  • Arizona’s first 3 games? What went wrong
  • The bright spots on this Arizona team: Stanley Berryhill’s season and young QB play including Jordan McCloud’s performance last week
  • An Underrated Pac 12 Defense

6:55-Oregon’s Offense

  • The Passing game with Anthony Brown being QB1
  • The rushing attack of Verdell and Dye
  • Receiving core of not only wide outs but also the tight ends- 

7:10- Oregon’s Defense

  • Turnover’s coming up huge for this Ducks defense-
  • The defensive line with the return of Kayvon
  • Noah Sewell’s fantastic Freshman Start
  • Secondary of Verone McKinnley and Mykael Wright