Boxscore
Oregon 57, Arkansas State 34
Saturday, September 1, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Autzen Stadium
Attendance - 56144

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Arkansas State 0 10 10 14 34
Oregon 29 21 0 7 57

Recap


Oregon 57, Arkansas State 34:
Freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota threw three touchdown passes in his debut and the No. 5 Ducks rolled over the visiting Red Wolves.

Oregon, a five-touchdown favorite, raced out to a 50-3 lead after scoring touchdowns on its first seven possessions.

Budding Heisman Trophy candidate De’Anthony Thomas finished with three touchdowns before coach Chip Kelly pulled his starters with the huge lead late in the second quarter.

Thomas caught a pair of 12-yard scoring passes and ran for a 38-yard touchdown. He had 64 yards rushing on three carries and four receptions for 55 yards.

Mariota finished 19-of-23 passing for 216 yards and running back Kenjon Barner scored a pair of first-half touchdowns for the Ducks.

Arkansas State was led by quarterback Ryan Aplin, who threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, but all came when the game was out of reach and against Oregon’s reserves.

Aplin finished with 305 yards passing, including a 72-yard touchdown to Julian Jones late in the second quarter which cut the deficit to 50-10.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Arkansas State won the Sun Belt Conference last season. ... Oregon unveiled its first in another series of eye-catching uniforms for the nationally televised game. ... The Ducks were the fourth highest scoring team in the nation last season. … Thomas scored a touchdown per every eight touches last season; he averaged one in 2.3 touches Saturday.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 13:22
Oregon   TD  Oregon 8 - Arkansas State 0
1st Quarter - 9:19
Oregon   TD  Oregon 15 - Arkansas State 0
1st Quarter - 7:57
Oregon   TD  Oregon 22 - Arkansas State 0
1st Quarter - 2:27
Oregon   TD  Oregon 29 - Arkansas State 0
2nd Quarter - 13:57
Arkansas State   FG  Oregon 29 - Arkansas State 3
2nd Quarter - 12:57
Oregon   TD  Oregon 36 - Arkansas State 3
2nd Quarter - 10:45
Oregon   TD  Oregon 43 - Arkansas State 3
2nd Quarter - 7:06
Oregon   TD  Oregon 50 - Arkansas State 3
2nd Quarter - 3:20
Arkansas State   TD  Oregon 50 - Arkansas State 10
3rd Quarter - 10:46
Arkansas State   FG  Oregon 50 - Arkansas State 13
3rd Quarter - 1:53
Arkansas State   TD  Oregon 50 - Arkansas State 20
4th Quarter - 11:36
Oregon   TD  Oregon 57 - Arkansas State 20
4th Quarter - 8:48
Arkansas State   TD  Oregon 57 - Arkansas State 27
4th Quarter - 4:30
Arkansas State   TD  Oregon 57 - Arkansas State 34
TEAMS

Team Records

  Arkansas State Oregon
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Arkansas State Oregon
Score 34 57
First Downs 27 34
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-12
33%
10-for-19
53%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
4-for-5
80%
Total Yards 530 605
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 37-226 57-297
Average/Rush 6.1 5.2
Passing
Comp-Att 29-44 28-39
Passing Yards 304 308
Average/Pass Play 6.9 7.7
Penalties-Yards 6-57 8-75
Fumbles-Lost 3-2 2-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 27:27 32:33

PLAYER STATS

Arkansas State (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Aplin 29/44 304 3 1
Oregon (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Mariota 18/22 200 3 0
B. Bennett 10/17 108 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Oku 12 81 6.8 0
F. Jackson 7 72 10.3 0
R. Aplin 12 37 3.1 1
S. Thornton 1 17 17.0 0
J. Jarboe 4 13 3.2 0
J. McKissic 1 6 6.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Barner 9 66 7.3 2
B. Marshall 24 64 2.7 1
D. Thomas 3 64 21.3 1
A. Forde 12 44 3.7 0
B. Bennett 4 34 8.5 0
M. Mariota 4 24 6.0 0
K. Bassett 1 1 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Jones 2 80 40.0 1
J. Jarboe 13 66 5.1 1
C. McCants 1 38 38.0 1
J. McKissic 4 28 7.0 0
D. Griswold 1 26 26.0 0
D. Oku 3 21 7.0 0
A. Kincy 1 14 14.0 0
K. Murry 1 11 11.0 0
F. Jackson 1 8 8.0 0
A. Muse 1 7 7.0 0
T. Stockemer 1 5 5.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Thomas 4 55 13.8 2
B. Kelley 2 39 19.5 0
K. Lowe 4 34 8.5 0
D. Stanford 2 24 12.0 0
R. Vaughn 2 22 11.0 1
J. Huff 2 22 11.0 1
D. Hawkins 2 20 10.0 0
C. Lyerla 2 18 9.0 0
P. Brown 1 16 16.0 0
B. Addison 3 15 5.0 0
E. Dungy 1 15 15.0 0
B. Butterfield 1 11 11.0 0
B. Stanton 1 9 9.0 0
K. Barner 1 8 8.0 0
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