Ducks Hammer Vols
In their final game before conference play, the Ducks show why they're the #2 ranked team in the nation, defeating the visiting Tennessee Volunteers 59-14.
Despite the score, Oregon struggled to put away the Vols early in the game due to penalties. A long De'Anthony Thomas opening kickoff was called back for a block in the back and Oregon would eventually punt.
Another short Thomas touchdown run would be brought back as well, and Oregon would settle for a FG.
The Ducks would clean things up near the end of the first quarter, rattling off five unanswered touchdowns before the half.
The first came with 3:34 in the first when Marcus Mariota found Johnny Mundt from 16-yards out for the TE's first ever touchdown catch.
In the second quarter, Mariota took one in himself from 9-yards out before connecting with Josh Huff and Daryl Hawkins on 54 and 45-yard touchdown passes, respectively.
De'Anthony Thomas capped the first half scoring with a 28-yard touchdown run.
Oregon would head to halftime with the 38-7 lead and the offense continued to roll after the break.
Mundt collected his second touchdown pass from Mariota on the Ducks opening drive of the third quarter, before Byron Marshall and Thomas Tyner each added rushing scores of their own and Oregon found themselves up 59-7 through three quarters.