Roll The Tape: Oregon Ducks Top 10 Plays Through Week 3
With the Oregon Ducks finishing up their out of conference schedule this past Saturday, they prepare for nine straight games against Pac-10 foes.
Through three weeks, the Ducks have looked impressive despite their below average opponents. The Ducks kicked off the season with a 72-0 win over New Mexico. They followed that up by going on the road and defeating Tennessee 48-13. They capped off the out of conference schedule with a win over Portland State 69-0.
Just three weeks in, lets take a look at the top 10 highlights of the early season.
No. 10: Talmadge Jackson Steps Up
In week 2, Talmadge Jackson made his presences felt when he stepped up and delivered this hit.
No. 9: Cliff Harris Finds The Endzone
In the season opener, Cliff Harris found himself fielding punts in the second quarter and also found himself visiting the endzone for the first time as a Duck.
No. 8: Maehl Spins and Scores
What is impressive about this play is that Maehl is able to keep his footing and find the endzone on a rain-soaked field.
No. 7: Barner Goes Untouched
With the game almost over, Kenjon Barner puts the final nail in the Tennessee coffin when he goes 74 yards untouched on this punt return.
No. 6: LaMichael James Explodes Up The Middle
Just three plays into the opening drive of the Portland State game, LaMichael James takes it right up the middle and goes 66 yards for the score.
No. 5: Lavasier Tuinei Brings in TD Over Tennessee Defender
With the momentum quickly shifting, Darron Thomas put a ball up for grabs and allowed Lavasier Tuinei to come down with his first career touchdown.
No. 4: Cliff Harris Pick Six
Cliff Harris provides the blow that breaks the back of Tennessee when he takes a Matt Simms pass 75 yards the other way.
No. 3: Barner Runs to Daylight
Kenjon Barner looked to be stopped early on this screen play but quickly exploded through the pile and in to open field.
No. 2: Cliff Strikes Again
Cliff Harris makes his third appearance on the list when he returned another punt for a touchdown against New Mexico.
No. 1: LaMichael James Jaw Dropper
Early in the third quarter of the Tennessee game, LaMichael James stuns the Vols defense when he reverses field and goes 72 yards for a touchdown.