( GAME NOTEBOOK ) OREGON OFF TO ITS FIRST 6-0 START IN PAC-12 PLAY SINCE 2012 – Ducks On an Eight Game Winning Streak, It’s Longest Since 2014

OREGON TEAM NOTEBOOK

» Off to a 6-0 start to conference play for the first time since 2012.
» The first team to start Pac-12 play 6-0 since Washington in 2016.
» Eight-game winning streak is its longest since winning nine in a row in 2014.
» Has won 11 of its last 12 games dating back to last season.
» Has now won eight consecutive conference games, Oregon’s longest winning streak in league play since taking eight in a row between 2011 and 2012.
» Won its 15th game in the last 18 as a top-10 team.
» Handed USC its worst home loss since 2009.
» Just the third team ever to score 56-plus points against USC at home.
» The 32-point win is the second largest margin of victory for Oregon over USC, with the largest coming in the first meeting between the teams in 1915.
» Averaging 45.9 PPG in the last seven meetings with USC, scoring 45-plus in five of those games.
» Scored a TD in 28 of the last 32 quarters over the last eight games.
» Now plus-13 in turnover margin during the eight-game winning streak, scoring 106 points off turnovers.
» Outscoring opponents 323-115 (40.4-14.4) in the last eight games, including 170-41 in the second half.
» Have now had 18 different players score a TD this year after Justin Herbert, Juwan Johnson and Mykael Wright each found the end zone for the first time.
» Returned both a kickoff and an INT for a TD in the same game for the first time since 2011 vs. Washington State. DEFENSE
» Now have 17 INTs on the year on the year after picking off three passes tonight.
» Has come away with an INT in 15 of the last 18 games, including multiple in eight games over that stretch.
» Now have had 11 different players with an INT this season after Brady Breeze and Deommodore Lenoir both got their first of the season tonight.
» Has forced 18 turnovers during the current eight-game winning streak.

OFFENSE
» Is 17-for-26 on third down conversions in the last two games after going 6-for-9 against USC.
» Picked up 30 first downs in a game for the second time this season.

#2 CB MYKAEL WRIGHT
» Returned a kickoff 100 yards for a TD just before the end of the first half.
» Kickoff return TD was Oregon’s first since Tony Brooks-James ran one back 100 yards in 2017 and is tied for the second longest in school history.

#6 WR JUWAN JOHNSON
» Set career-highs with 106 receiving yards and three TDs while matching a career-best with seven receptions.
» First Oregon player to haul in three TD catches in a game since Bralon Addison in 2015.
» Turned in first career multi-TD game. » Just the fifth Pac-12 player to catch three TDs in a game this season.
» Found the end zone for the first time in his Oregon career on a 15-yard catch on the opening drive of the second half.
» Became the 18th different Oregon player to score a TD and the 11th different Duck to haul in a TD reception.
» The fourth different Duck to catch multiple TDs in a game this season.
» Caught three TDs tonight after having just two in his three-year career at Penn State. #6 CB DEOMMODORE LENOIR » Intercepted first pass of the season and fifth of his career with a pick in the third quarter
» The 11th different Oregon player with an INT this year.

#7 DE DJ JOHNSON
» Registered second sack of the season.

#10 QB JUSTIN HERBERT
» Oregon is 23-7 in his 30 starts over the last three seasons.
» Has thrown 33 TD passes to just three INTs in his 14 career Pac-12 road games (13 starts).
» Ducks are averaging 38.2 points per game in his 37 career starts.
» Threw three TD passes in a game for the 15th time in his career.
» Moved into ninth in career TD passes in conference history with 87.
» Marked his 24th career game with multiple TD passes, including the ninth time in a Pac-12 road game.
» Became the 16th different player to score a TD, rushing for his 10th career TD on a 10-yard run in the second quarter.
» 10th career game with a passing and rushing TD. » Connected on 20 of his final 21 passes after starting the game 1-for-5. » Went 21-for-23 for 225 yards and three TDs after throwing an INT on his third attempt of the game.
» Went a perfect 8-for-8 for 70 yards passing in the second quarter while hitting on 10 straight attempts to end the first half.

#23 S VERONE MCKINLEY III
» Came away with an INT for the second straight game, giving him four on the year. Going into the game he was tied for second among FBS freshman in INTs.
» Has four INTs in his last four games.

#25 S BRADY BREEZE
» Led the team with a career-high seven tackles, the eighth different Oregon player to lead the team in tackles this year.
» Returned a second quarter pick 32 yards for a TD, his first INT of the season.
» Pick-6 was his second TD of the season after he returned a fumble for a TD against Nevada.
» Became the 10th different player to come away with an INT this season.
» First INT since his freshman season in 2017.

#30 WR JAYLON REDD
» Has nine total TDs in the last eight games (7 receiving, 2 rushing).
» Scored second rushing TD of the year and fourth of his career on a 2-yard run in the second quarter.
» Has a reception in 12 consecutive games.

#35 ILB TROY DYE
» Moved into a tie for sixth in school history in career TFLs with 41.0, matching Matt LaBounty (1988-91).

#66 OL BRADY AIELLO
» Made first career start at right guard.
» Second start of the season and the 22nd of his career.

#90 DT DRAYTON CARLBERG
» Forced second career fumble on a red zone strip sack in the second quarter.
» Finished with a career-high 2.5 TFLs.

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