Stanford quarterback Tanner McKee threw a 14-yard landing go to John Humphreys in extra time as Oregon’s Faculty Soccer Playoff probabilities took an enormous hit with a 31-24 loss to the Cardinal on Saturday.
Anthony Brown’s 5-yard landing run with 9:32 had given Geese their first lead, however his fourth-down go in extra time fell incomplete, giving Stanford the win.
Stanford despatched the sport to extra time when McKee’s 2-yard fade go to Elijah Higgins capped a two-minute, 87-yard drive aided by two private foul penalties and a holding name ultimately zone
Oregon was with out offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead after the college mentioned he was being evaluated for a non-COVID associated sickness, however they nonetheless gained 414 yards on the day.
Stanford opened the scoring on a 25-yard discipline purpose by Joshua Karty and hit pay grime after certainly one of Oregon’s uncommon turnovers.
Brown was intercepted by Gabe Reed, and two performs later, McKee discovered Brycen Tremayne within the nook of the top zone for an 18-yard rating to make it 10-0.
Oregon received on the board with Brown’s 3-yard TD run, however Stanford answered proper again with a 12-play, 75-yard drive capped off by Isaiah Sanders 2-yard TD run.
The Geese’ likelihood to chop into the lead earlier than halftime was stopped after Brown was stuffed on fourth and purpose on the 1, losing a 12-play drive.
Oregon used a dominate third quarter to get again within the recreation, holding the Cardinal to 21 whole yards. C.J. Verdell’s 1-yard run once more reduce Stanford’s result in three.
Verdell had 64 yards on the bottom earlier than leaving with an obvious leg damage, and Oregon capped off that drive with a discipline purpose to tie the rating at 17.
All-American defensive finish Kayvon Thibodeaux, who had missed the earlier two video games with an damage, was ejected for concentrating on late within the fourth quarter, that means he’ll miss the primary half of the Cal recreation.
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