Monday, December 28, 2009

Road to Rose Bowl

The game was played on 19th September 2009. Oregon Ducks were 1-1, after being humiliated by Boise State Broncos in the opening and scrapping for a win against Purdue Boilermakers. On the other hand, number 18-ranked Utah Utes brought the longest winning streak in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision at 16 matches to Eugene, Oregon. Their last loss was on 24th November 2007.

Oregon’s Walter Thurmond III returned a punt 78 yards following a three-and-out on Utah’s opening drive to put the Ducks ahead 7-0. Jeremiah Masoli ran for two touchdowns, but had two fumbles and an interception in the second half. While Masoli struggled, LaMichael James recorded his first 100-yard game and his first touchdown. James rushed for a career-high 152 yards and a touchdown. Oregon won the game 31-24.

The Pac-10 Champion, Oregon, will play the Big 10 Champion, Ohio State in the Rose Bowl, Pasadena on 1st January 2010. Fans in Malaysia can watch the game live on Astro Star Sports, 2nd January 2010 starting at 6am.

Go Ducks!

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