The Beavers rushing attack came up short, and their defense failed to stymie the Ducks in key situations on Saturday.
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Coming off their best win of the season, a 38-21 victory over Washington, Oregon State will face a tough test in the Civil War.
The Trojans used a dominant performance from quarterback Matt Barkley to end Oregon’s 21-game home winning streak.
For the Oregon Ducks, there’s always an expectation that they can come back from any deficit they encounter. Their reputation as a second-half team has been earned with come-from-behind victories against Arizona State this season and against Stanford and Tennessee last year.
It will be another year without a National Championship for the Ducks and their fans, but that night we lost something even more meaningful — the ability to say we witnessed one of the greatest games in Oregon football history.
Defensive end Terrell Turner has morphed into a standout both on the field and in front of the camera.
Oregon’s defense held Stanford to a season low in rushing, while forcing five key turnovers in a 53-30 victory.
Both Oregon and Stanford are top ten teams now, but the future of at least one team could look very different.