Oregon Football: 3 takeaways from shocking upset of No. 3 Ohio State/Oregon football recruiting

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If you were like me and woke up to the bad news about Justin Flowe and Kayvo’s Thibodeaux facilities, you probably thought this was a long day for Oregon football takeaways Ohio state- Oregon football recruiting.

This was not the case when Oregon went to the locker room in the middle of the chair, shocking almost everyone outside the Eugene area – and even some in the Eugene area.

CJ Verdell started the second half with a huge 77-yard goal attack in the first set of the third Ducks and led Ohio State 21-7. The Buckeyes would respond immediately back with their own touchdown pass. However, it took a long time for the Ducks to make a 14-point game again.

The game progressed between 7-14 points in the second half before Verone McKinley took a big pass late to freeze the game.

What did we learn from this massive upset by Oregon?

1. It’s time to put some respect on the Ducks’ name

No one – and I mean no one – chose Ducks to win this game. Okay, I have to respect Rece Davis because he said on College GameDay last weekend that Oregon is going to go to Columbus and win, but I don’t think he felt good about this prediction when he looked at Ducks against Fresno State.

The Pac-12 image took a hit a week ago when Washington lost to Montana, Oregon struggled with the state of Fresno and other big names fell on weaker opponents.

Oregon did not respect the game, which was played on Saturday in the state of Ohio.

The Ducks had 16.5 point underdogs and still somehow came out and looked like a favorite. The Ducks were more prepared and looked stable all afternoon.

Everyone in the fan base and across the country who didn’t think Mario Cristobal would win a game like this looked pretty silly on Saturday when the Ducks grabbed a big win from the Buckeyes.

Respect the name of Oregon.

2. CJ Verdell is a pro

Rust was a concern after week 1, when CJ Verdell had only 74 yards in 18 shipments, averaging less than five stocks. He seemed to be making it difficult to find treadmills, and the attack didn’t seem to have much success on the field.

But there has always been talent.

Verdell set himself high goals before the season and said he wanted to reach 2,000 jump yards this season, but that didn’t seem very realistic. After the opening, it looked like it was just a dream. But against the country’s No. 3 team, the Junior team looked like a superstar and helped lead the attack all afternoon.

When the Ducks needed the first third and third halves early to start the second half, Verdell took it over and then some, stabbed 77 yards.

In the first half, he scored two goals (one reception and another rush) and ended the day as the Ducks ’best striker and was a nightmare for the Ohio State defense.

Verdell played quite a rematch and looked like a pro against Buckeyes.

3. Defense played a gutsy game without Flowe, Thibodeaux

Did Ducks Defense play its best game? Absolutely not. Although they led to the lower half of the Ryan Day season in the first half, CJ Stroud was able to sit and pick up the defense apart all afternoon, leading to his huge day in the air.

But you have to understand how impressive this performance against explosive attacks really is without the top two players, including the number one player in college football.

Neither Justin Flowe, who was Oregon’s best defender a week ago, nor Kayvon Thibodeaux, considered the best player in college football and the NFL’s best drafts, seemed to lead to an ugly defeat in Columbus, but the defense strengthened and kept the state in Ohio without first-quarter points and only seven in the first.

Verone McKinley made the game the biggest game after the secondary worked all afternoon (lack of pressure killed them) and it limited bold performance.

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Oregon Football Vaults Into Top Five of Latest 2022 Recruiting Class Rankings

The Ducks showed no signs of slowing down and jumped tremendously from previous rankings.

We’re only on the first day of September, but it really feels like autumn is in full swing. Not just here in Eugene, but across the country, teams are preparing to start their 2021 season, and coaches are connected to all 2023 recruitments.

Recruitment Information SI All-American released an updated version of the 2022 team recruitment rankings and the Ducks were on the move again. Oregon always moved from Class 10 to Class 5, the county’s largest transfer this summer outside of Alabama, located at No. 2.

1. Penn State

2. Notre Dame

3. Alabama

4. Ohio State

5. Oregon (10)

6. Georgia

7. Texas

8. Texas A&M

9. Clemson

10. LSU

11. Florida State

12. Oklahoma

13. Boston College

14. Michigan

15. South Carolina

16. Rutgers

17. North Carolina

18. Virginia Tech

19. Baylor

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