Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert throws for 310 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Ducks to a 70-6 victory over Nevada in a nonconference football game Saturday, tying the Autzen Stadium record for most points scored. Please check DuckSports.com for complete coverage of the game.

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GAME SUMMARY

First Quarter

What happened: Oregon scored on its final possession of the quarter to take a lead 7-3.

The big play: After missing on some potential scoring passes early in the game, Oregon QB Justin Herbert delivered a perfectly placed ball to tight end Jacob Breeland for a 66-yard scoring strike.

Momentum swing: Running back CJ Verdell ran for 2 yards on fourth-and-1 from the UO 32. The Ducks scored on the next play.

Beyond the boxscore: Herbert extended his national-leading streak of consecutive games with a TD pass to 30.

Second Quarter

What happened: Oregon outscored Nevada 28-3 in the quarter to hold a 35-6 lead at halftime.

The big play: Backup offensive lineman Brady Aiello caught a 1-yard TD pass from Herbert after lining up as a tight end.

Momentum swing: Oregon scored touchdowns on four straight drives over the final 10:38 after a Nevada field goal made it 7-6.

Beyond the boxscore: Junior linebacker Sampson Niu made his first career interception, which set up a Ducks’ TD.

Third Quarter

What happened: Oregon scores four unanswered touchdowns in the third quarter to take a 63-6 lead.

The big play: Brady Breeze's 12-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown gives Oregon's defense a signature moment.

Momentum swing: Oregon scores eight unanswered touchdowns since the second quarter.

Beyond the boxscore: Herbert leaves the game with 19 of 26 passing for 310 yards and five touchdowns while backup Tyler Shough logs some valuable minutes.

Fourth Quarter

What happened: Oregon continued to roll, scoring a pair of touchdowns with Tyler Shough at quarterback for a 77-6 final score.

The big play: Darrian Felix's 62-yard touchdown run stands out.

Momentum swing: Momentum had swung long before fourth quarter.

Beyond the boxscore: Ducks tied the school single-game record for TD passes with seven.

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SCORING SUMMARY

First Quarter

NEV -- Brandon Talton 24 field goal. 6:13. Nevada 3, Oregon 0. 6-5-3:10.

ORE -- Jacob Breeland 66 pass from Justin Herbert (Camden Lewis kick). 3:56. Oregon 7, Nevada 3. 5-77-2:17.

Second Quarter

NEV -- Talton 45 field goal. 10:38. Oregon 7, Nevada 6. 17-47-8:18.

ORE -- CJ Verdell 2 run (Lewis kick). 8:28. Oregon 14, Nevada 6. 6-75-2:10.

ORE -- Ryan Bay 16 pass from Herbert (Lewis kick). 7:13. Oregon 21, Nevada 6. 2-35-0:28.

ORE -- Brady Aiello 1 pass from Herbert (Lewis kick). 3:26. Oregon 28, Nevada 6. 3-7-1:24.

ORE -- Bryan Addison 24 pass from Herbert (Lewis kick). 0:12. Oregon 35, Nevada 6. 7-7-1:23.

Third Quarter

ORE -- Daewood Davis 16 pass from Herbert (Adam Stack kick). 10:12. Oregon 42, Nevada 6. 10-75-3:16.

ORE -- Cyrus Habibi-Likio 16 run (Stack kick). 8:14. Oregon 49, Nevada 6. 4-22-1:35.

ORE -- Jaylon Redd 7 pass from Tyler Shough (Stack kick). 7:16. Oregon 56, Nevada 6. 3-5-0:40.

ORE -- Brady Breeze 11 fumble return (Stack kick). 2:02. Oregon 63, Nevada 6.

Fourth Quarter

ORE -- Hunter Kampmoyer 21 pass from Tyler Shough (Stack kick). 6:58. Oregon 70, Nevada 6. 15-80-6:15.

ORE -- Darrian Felix 62 run (Stack kick). 2:02. Oregon 77, Nevada 6. 3-75-1:04.

 

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