Oregon wide receiver B.J. Kelley (23) runs into the crowd during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Colorado recovers the onside kick during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

An Oregon cheerleader smiles at the crowd during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Autzen Stadium at half time on Saturday, November 22. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Natalie Hardwicke/Emerald)

University of Oregon fans show thier support for quarterback Marcus Mariota. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Natalie Hardwicke/Emerald)

The marching band riles up the crowd before the game starts. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Natalie Hardwicke/Emerald)

Oregon linebacker Rodney Hardrick (48) looks to sack Colorado quarterback Jordan Gehrke (7) during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon linebacker Tony Washington (91) looks for signals from the sidelines. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Eve Hess/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen (5) runs towards the sideline during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws downfield during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon running back Royce Freeman (21) tries to break free of Colorado defensive back Ryan Moeller (25) during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon linebacker Christian French (96) breaks up the pass during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich looks baffled after a call from the refs. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Eve Hess/Emerald)

The Oregon defense tries to block the field goal during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) is sacked during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) dashes towards the end zone during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) celebrates after his touchdown. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Eve Hess/Emerald)

Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead (9) attempts to block a pass from Colorado quarterback Jordan Gehrke (7). The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Eve Hess/Emerald)

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (14) misses the interception during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington (87) breaks free from a tackle during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon running back Royce Freeman (21) scores a touchdown during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The Oregon team celebrates after a touchdown during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Colorado quarterback Jordan Gehrke (7) looks to pass during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Fans sit in the rain during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon defensive back Reggie Daniels (8) tries to intercept the ball from Colorado wide receiver Donovan Lee (29) during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead (9) sacks Colorado quarterback Jordan Gehrke (7) during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon running back Byron Marshall (9) tries to break free during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington (87) tries to catch the ball during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Dwayne Stanford (85) leaps for the ball but lands out of bounds during the first half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on November 22, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)


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