By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The No. 13 Oregon Ducks destroyed the Colorado Buffaloes on Friday night at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Ducks won 45-3 over the Buffaloes.
The Ducks improved to 5-1 on the season with this win. They are now 3-0 in Pac-12 Conference play.
The Buffaloes fell to 3-3 under first-year head coach Mel Tucker. This is their second conference loss, as they fell to 1-2 overall within the conference.
This was the first meeting between the two teams in three years. Colorado won that meeting 41-38, which snapped a six-game losing streak in the series.
Oregon leads the all-time series 13-9 now. The Ducks are now 6-3 at Autzen Stadium in this series.
Ducks quarterback Justin Herbert went 18 of 32 for 261 yards. He also threw two touchdowns.
CJ Verdell had 14 carries for 171 yards, while Travis Dye had three carries for 54 yards. Cyrus Habibi-Likio had 13 carries for 47 yards and three touchdowns. Jaylon Redd also had a three-yard rushing touchdown.
Redd had four receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown. Mycah Pittman had three receptions for 57 yards, while Jacob Breeland had three receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown. Juwan Johnson had two receptions for 36 yards.
Buffaloes quarterback Steven Montez went 19 of 34 for 131 yards. He threw four interceptions.
Alex Fontenot had 15 carries for 71 yards. Jaren Mangham had 10 carries for 42 yards. Deion Smith had seven carries for 41 yards.
Laviska Shenault Jr. had four receptions for 70 yards.
The Ducks scored 21 points in the second half. Habibi-Likio scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.
Habibi-Likio also scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown. Herbert connected with Redd for a 13-yard touchdown reception.
Oregon scored 24 points in the first half. Herbert hit Breeland for a seven-yard touchdown reception. Habibi-Likio also scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.
Redd scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown. Camden Lewis made a 32-yard field goal attempt.
The Buffaloes scored three points in the first half. James Stefanou made a 27-yard field goal.