Photos: Oregon football — Ducks defeat Trojans in a shootout, 62-51

Posted by Alex McDougall and Michael Arellano on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 10:36 pm.

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USC fans prepare a six-pronged beer bong prior to the Trojans' matchup with Oregon November 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Defensive Line coach Jerry Azzinaro waits in the tunnel before the Ducks take the field at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Josh Huff hauls in a pass during the first drive of Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. Huff finished the game with six receptions for 125 yards and two touchdown. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Josh Huff heads for the end zone on his first of two touchdown catches during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Avery Patterson attempts to drag down USC's Marquise Lee during Oregon's 62-51 victory over the USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. Lee starred in the game racking up 408 total all-purpose yards and two touchdowns. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Marquise Lee returns a kickoff during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. Lee starred in the game racking up 408 total all-purpose yards and two touchdowns. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Kiko Alonso celebrates after intercepting a Matt Barkeley pass during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Keanon Lowe catches a 32-yard pass over the outstretch arm of USC's Torin Harris during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Wes Horton celebrates after USC recovered a Marcus Mariota fumble during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Erick Dargan reaches to tackle Silas Redd during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

De'Anthony Thomas scored Oregon's first touchdown off of a 16-yard touchdown pass from Marcus Mariota. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Josh Huff celebrates with Ryan Clanton after one of his two touchdown receptions during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Robert Woods celebrates after Oregon's secondary was called for pass interference during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. Oregon was penalized 10 times for 79 yards during the game. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Michael Clay (46) and Avery Patterson (21) comine to tackle USC's Silas Redd during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Kenjon Barner scores one of his five touchdowns during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. Barner rushed for a school record 321 yards and five touchdowns against the Trojans' defense. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Josh Huff hauls in his second of his two touchdown passes during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Terrance Mitchell (27) and Michael Clay (46) combine to tackle USC's Robert Woods during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Kenjon Barner eludes a tackle from Nickell Robey during Oregon's 62-51 victory over USC at Memorial Coliseum Nov. 3, 2012. Barner rushed for a school record 321 yards and five touchdowns against the Trojans' defense. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

De'Anthony Thomas congratulates Kenjon Barner after the senior set a school record with 321 yards and five touchdowns on 38 carries. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Kenjon Barner broke his close friend LaMichael James' school rushing record with 321 yards and five touchdown on 38 carries. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

Kenjon Barner celebreates with Hroniss Grasu after one of his 5 touchdowns against USC during Oregon's 62-51 victory over the Trojans November 3, 2012. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)

USC quarterback Matt Barkley and his Trojans survey their home turf in the Los Angeles Coliseum before taking to the field to warm-up. The No. 4 Oregon Ducks faced the No. 17 USC Trojans in one of the most-hyped games of the Pac-12 season in the Los Angeles Coliseum. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon players warm up in the Los Angeles Coliseum prior to facing the USC Trojans on their home turf. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

The USC Song Girls rally their home crowd at a near-sellout audience in the 93,000-seat capacity Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon donor and Nike co-founder Phil Knight was along the sidelines in the Coliseum to watch the Ducks take on the USC Trojans. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

De'Anthony Thomas brings down the ball in the end zone -- with teammate Josh Huff calling the touchdown good -- that puts the Ducks first points on the board in the first drive of the game. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu pressures USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor as Agholor brings down the ball in the Trojan red zone. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

USC head coach Lane Kiffin contests a call with a line judge during the first half. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Trojan wide-receiver Marquise Lee hauls in one of his twelve receptions of the game as Oregon safety Brian Jackson shoves him out of bounds during the second quarter in the The Coliseum. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon linebacker Kiko Alonso wraps himself around Trojan tight end Xavier Grimbal's torso during the second quarter, as the setting sun cast slivers of light across the Coliseum field. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

De'Anthony Thomas is brought down by USC fullback Soma Vainuku during a return carry in the second half of the game. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota eludes the Trojan defense during a sprint along the sidelines, en route to racking up a total of 97 rushing yards. Mariota ended the game by completing 20 of 23 pass attempts. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Trojan quarterback Matt Barkley slips out of an attempted sack by Oregon defensive end Taylor Hart. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Marcus Mariota is brought down during one of his runs by Trojan cornerback Nickell Robey, wrapping himself around the Oregon quarterback. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

USC freshman Jenna Long is tossed into the air by her fellow Trojan fans as their home team mounts a furious comeback from a 34-17 deficit in the second quarter. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

USC mascot Tommy Trojan and the Trojan Marching Band go wild as their team resurges -- scoring 14 points in the third quarter alone -- from a USC first-half 34-17 deficit to the Oregon Ducks. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

The Duck was enjoying the crowd and the warm weather that he found during his flight down south. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu extends his fingertips to foil a potential touchdown reception by standout Trojan wide receiver Marqise Lee. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Trojan quarterback Matt Barkley celebrates as USC running back Silas Redd punches through the Oregon defensive line in the USC end zone during the third quarter -- a quarter that saw Redd score both of his touchdowns for the game. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Norman Mason is transfixed by the Oregon offense during the fourth quarter as he and his son, Norman Mason Jr., take in their first Duck game ever -- a mutual gift to celebrate Mason Jr.'s 10th birthday. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

During the fourth quarter of the game, Oregon running back Kenjon Barner celebrates another touchdown — eventually totaling five for the game — in the USC endzone. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon running back Kenjon Barner is embraced by his teammates as the time expires for the USC Trojans in the Coliseum. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Trojan quarterback Matt Barkley aims downfield during the fourth quarter. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff (1) congratulations a teammate as the Ducks pull away from the Trojans late in the fourth quarter. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)



  • picomanning

    Wow, one of the best college football games I’ve ever seen! And I’ve seen pleny!