You may be wondering why this post doesn't have much of an intro. Well, I was going to write one, but then I got really busy being a Pollyanna Kool-aid drinking 'nog. So instead, all I have for you are the links below, the official stats and some postgame notes.
A quick after-game post from Eugene - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Oct. 29, 2011
We've been at Autzen Stadium longer than I would have ever imagined, but we have just one more thing to do. Give you your post-game blog fix. Read on.
No. 7 Ducks defeat Cougars 43-28 - Spokesman.com - Oct. 29, 2011
EUGENE – It’s rarely this cut-and-dried. Washington State gave up 15 points on special teams Saturday and lost to the seventh-ranked Oregon Ducks, 43-28. Yes, a 15-point margin.
Oregon’s young DBs survive WSU’s test | The Duck defense gives up plenty of yards but looks good in the red zone and gets two interceptions
Far from perfect, Oregon’s three young cornerbacks survived their biggest test yet against pass-happy Washington State on Saturday. For more, we turn to senior safety Eddie Pleasant, live on the scene at Autzen Stadium after the Ducks’ 43-28 victory:
Bud Withers | Effort alone not going to get it done for Cougars | Seattle Times Newspaper
EUGENE, Ore. — Outside the Oregon locker room, the Ducks were in a charitable mood. "We've been giving 'em props all week," said UO defensive end Terrell Turner, talking about the Washington State Cougars. "They came out and proved us right.
Cougars | Quarterback could be a question for Oregon | Seattle Times Newspaper
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon coach Chip Kelly, notoriously tight-lipped with injury information, suddenly has added a little more intrigue into Washington's preparation for the Ducks next Saturday.
Cougars | Cougars' Two-Minute Drill | Seattle Times Newspaper
Player of the Game Oregon freshman De'Anthony Thomas had the quick-strike ability that was too much for the Cougars. He scored two touchdowns, one on a 93-yard kickoff return and the other on a 45-yard pass play. He finished with 182 return yards, 54 receiving yards and 26 rushing yards.