BY Brian Bainum
“I’m really proud of the way our team played today,” Tedford said. “It was an unbelievable atmosphere here.”
“I went to the right and there were lots of Ducks, I went to the left and there were lots of Ducks,”
Jackson had already freed himself once of the Oregon secondary, using a little stutter step move to get by Jairus Byrd and haul in a perfect pass from Longshore in the end zone to make it 14-3 with 1:17 to play in the first quarter.
Lynch sprained his ankle after a 25-yard scamper to the one-yard line that set up Longshore’s touchdown run midway through the second quarter. Right after the game, Tedford said X-rays were negative. Without Lynch, the
“(Those drives were) definitely big for us,”
“We got some hits in on him and that helps,”