Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs the ball during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon running back Royce Freeman (21) runs the ball during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) fakes the hand off to Oregon running back Byron Marshall (9) during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich looks to the referee during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (14) blocks a pass to Oregon State wide receiver Victor Bolden (6) during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon defensive back Troy Hill (13) and Oregon State wide receiver Jordan Villamin (13) reach for the ball during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) makes a break for the sideline during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington (87) runs the ball during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) talks to Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington (87) is brought down by Oregon State defenders during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) points to the sky after scoring during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Charles Nelson (6) tries to get away from defenders during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) looks at the scoreboard during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon tight end Evan Baylis (81) is brought down during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon running back Kenny Bassett (31) is tackled by two Oregon State defenders during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) looks off to the sideline during the second half. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion (4) embrace after the game. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) is greeted by his family after the game. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) hugs his mother after the game. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon on November 29, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)


Please consider donating to the Emerald. We are an independent non-profit dedicated to supporting and educating this generation's best journalists. Your donation helps pay equipment costs, travel, payroll, and more! 
Donate