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Ducks Defeat Beavers In 119th Civil War


The University of Oregon Ducks defeated Oregon State 52 to 42 in the 119th Civil War football game Friday at Autzen Stadium.

The number 17th ranked Ducks were leading 31-7 at the half, but the Beavers came roaring back after a 78-yard punt return from Victor Bolden in the 4th quarter.

Oregon Quarterback Vernon Adams reflected on his first and last Civil War experience.

Adams: "It was fun, it was fun out there. It was a little chippy at first and then after that we just played ball and as an offense we just wanted to finish better than what we did. It was a great game on both sides of the ball, but we just want to finish better on offense."

[Audio courtesy of GoDucks.com]

Adams threw for 366 yards, and 3 touchdowns. Running back Royce Freeman rushed for 167 yards and scored twice.

The Ducks have now defeated the Beavs eight times in a row in the Civil War series.   

It was a forgettable season for Oregon State which failed to win a single conference game for the first time since 1997.

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