The 2012 College Football kickoff week will game day Saturday will capped between Arkansas State vs Oregon Ducks. Check this page for Red Wolves vs Ducks live score updates and highlights.
Oregon will start a freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota when No.5 Oregon opens the season against Arkansas State on Saturday. "To finally know that you're the guy and to finally get things going and to get prepared, it's exciting," Mariota said. He was impressive in the pre season completing 18 of 26 passes for 202 yards and a touchdown.
Ducks were Pac-12's No. 1 in rushing attack lost LaMichael James to San Francisco 49ers but their rushing game still good with Kenjon Barner, who gained 939 yards a year ago. De'Anthony Thomas is also back with 595 rushing yards last season.
However Arkansas State went 10-3 last season is under new coach Gus Malzahn tries to imposed up-tempo game which would be perfect for Sun Belt player of the year senior quarterback Ryan Aplin. He was impressive throwing for 3,588 yards and 19 touchdowns while running for 10 more last year as the Red Wolves went in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
Running back Michael Dyer was dismissed following a July incident as well as wide out Earl Lucas for violating team rules. Wide receiver Tres Houston was suspended for the entire season for the same reason.
However, Aplin will get the chance to throw to three tall receivers that stand at least 6'2 and all have had an impact for ASU during their career in Josh Jarboe, Allen Muse and Taylor Stockemer. Check this page for Arkansas State vs Oregon live score updates and highlights.
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At 13:40 Barner rushed for 5 yard gain (2pt attempt converted, Rice pass to Jordan) ARST 0 - 8 ORE
At 9:50, Mariota passed to De'Anthony Thomas for 12 yard touchdown ARST 0 - 15 ORE
At 8:19, Mariota passed to Josh Huff for 4 yard touchdown ARST 0 - 22 ORE
At 2:55 Barner rushed for 17 yard touchdown ARST 0 - 29 ORE
At 14:07 Davis kicked a 43-yard field goal ARST 3 - 29 ORE
At 13:15 Mariota passed to De'Anthony Thomas for 12 yard touchdown ARST 3 - 36 ORE
At 11:08 Thomas rushed for 33 yard touchdown ARST 3 - 43 ORE
At 7:34 Marshall rushed for 3 yard touchdown ARST 3 - 50 ORE
At 3:39 Aplin passed to Julian Jones for 72 yard touchdown ARST 10 - 50 ORE
At 11:27 Brian Davis kicked a 29-yard field goal ARST 13 - 50 ORE
At 2:11 Ryan Aplin passed to Josh Jarboe for 6 yard touchdown ARST 20 - 50 ORE
At 12:22 Bennett passed to Rahsaan Vaughn for 7 yard touchdown ARST 20 - 57 ORE
At 9:42 Ryan Aplin passed to Carlos McCants for 38 yard gain touchdown ARST 27 - 57 ORE
At 4:39 Ryan Aplin rushed for 1 yard touchdown ARST 34 - 57 ORE -- Final Score