2007 Oregon Ducks football team

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2007 Oregon Ducks football
OregonDucks.svg
Sun Bowl Champions
Sun Bowl vs. South Florida, W 56–21
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #24
AP #23
2007 record 9–4 (5–4 Pac-10)
Head coach Mike Bellotti (13th year)
Offensive coordinator Chip Kelly (1st year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti (11th year)
Base defense 4–3
Captain Patrick Chung
Captain Dennis Dixon
Captain A.J. Tuitele
Captain Max Unger
Home stadium Autzen Stadium (c. 54,000, FieldTurf)
Uniform
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Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 USC §   7 2         11 2  
#16 Arizona State §   7 2         10 3  
#25 Oregon State   6 3         9 4  
#23 Oregon   5 4         9 4  
UCLA   5 4         6 7  
Arizona   4 5         5 7  
California   3 6         7 6  
Washington State   3 6         5 7  
Stanford   3 6         4 8  
Washington   2 7         4 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 Oregon Ducks football team represents the University of Oregon in the college football season of 2007. The team is coached by Mike Bellotti and plays their home games at Autzen Stadium.

The Ducks rose to a national rank of number 2 in the Bowl Championship Series poll, until an injury to star quarterback Dennis Dixon led to defeat at the hands of the Arizona Wildcats on November 15, 2007.[1] The Ducks lost to Arizona 34–24 in that game. They lost the next game to UCLA in Los Angeles as backup quarterback Brady Leaf was also knocked out of the game. The final score was 16–0. Oregon lost the season finale to rival Oregon State on December 1, 2007 by a score of 38–31 in two overtimes. Oregon finished the season at 8–4 and qualified for the 2007 Sun Bowl in El Paso. On December 31, 2007 freshman quarterback Justin Roper, making his first start, passed for 4 touchdowns (tied for a Sun Bowl record) and 180 yards as Oregon crushed the favored South Florida Bulls 56–21. Jonathan Stewart rushed for a Sun Bowl record and career high 253 yards and a touchdown and was named the game's Most Valuable Player. The 56 points scored by the Ducks was a Sun Bowl record. The Ducks finished the 2007 season with a 9–4 record. They finished with a ranking of 23rd in the final Associated Press Poll.

Previous season[edit]

The 2006 Oregon Ducks experienced an incredibly disappointing end to a season last year. After beginning the year with four wins and no losses, and achieving a No. 11 ranking in the AP Poll, the Ducks traveled to Berkeley to face the No. 16 ranked Bears. Unfortunately this game ended in a blowout against the Ducks. The Ducks then went on to win only three of the final eight games, which included a heartbreaking 28–30 loss to the Beavers in which a late Oregon field goal was blocked by the Beavers. The Ducks did play in a bowl game, representing the Pac-10 in the 2006 Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl. The Ducks ended the season with a 38–8 loss to the 20th ranked Brigham Young Cougars.

Pre-season[edit]

February 2 – After Gary Crowton, Oregon's Offensive Coordinator for the 2005 and 2006 seasons, resigned to perform the same duties with Louisiana State University, the University of Oregon hired University of New Hampshire Offensive Coordinator Chip Kelly. While at UNH, Kelly's offenses averaged greater than 400 yards a game in seven of his eight years and over 30 points a game for the previous four years.[2]

April 28 – Green defeated White 20–6 in the 2007 spring game.[3]

April 29Jordan Kent, Dante Rosario, and Matt Toeaina were selected in the 2007 NFL Draft. Dante Rosario was selected by the Carolina Panthers as the 18th pick in the fifth round. Matt Toeaina was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals as the 13th pick in the sixth round. Jordan Kent was selected by the Seattle Seahawks as the 36th pick in the sixth round.[4]

May 9 – Former Oregon Running Back Ahmad Rashad, also known as Bobby Moore, was selected to the Class of 2007 entering the College Football Hall of Fame.[5]

July 26 – During the Pac-10's media day, the pre-season media poll picks the Ducks to finish 6th in the Pac-10.[6]

2007 Recruiting Class[edit]

The 2007 University of Oregon Football Recruiting Class was selected by Scout.com as the 9th best recruiting class of 2007 and was selected by Rivals.com as the 11th best recruiting class of 2007. The University of Oregon signed 27 High School Seniors and 2 Junior College Transfers.[7]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Kenny Rowe
DE
Long Beach, CA Polytechnic HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 218 lb (99 kg) 4.7 Jan 21, 2007 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 79
Drew Davis
WR
Denver, CO Montbello HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 208 lb (94 kg) 4.5 Dec 14, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Malachi Lewis
ATH
Oxnard, CA Rio Mesa HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 213 lb (97 kg) 4.5 Jan 28, 2007 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Myles Wade
DT
Portland, OR Central Catholic HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 314 lb (142 kg) 5.0 Jun 30, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Darrion Weems
OT
Woodland Hills, CA William Howard Taft HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 5.1 Jan 21, 2007 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Todd Doxey
S
San Diego, CA Hoover Senior HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 178 lb (81 kg) 4.6 Dec 6, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Terrance Pritchett
LB
Sacramento, CA Grant Union HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 4.6 Oct 29, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Simi Fili
DT
Salt Lake City, UT Cottonwood HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 327 lb (148 kg) 5.4 Jan 6, 2007 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Carson York
OT
Coeur d'Alene, ID Lake City HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 276 lb (125 kg) 5.2 May 30, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Terence Scott
WR
Santa Clarita, CA College of the Canyons 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.4 Jan 21, 2007 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: –
Charlie Carmichael
OG
Sherman Oaks, CA Notre Dame HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 295 lb (134 kg) 5.1 Jun 7, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 76
Anthony Gildon
CB
Westlake Village, CA Oaks Christian School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 183 lb (83 kg) 4.5 Jun 21, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Will Tukuafu
DE
Mesa, AZ Mesa CC 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 270 lb (120 kg) 4.8 Dec 5, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Casey Matthews
LB
Agoura Hills, CA Oaks Christian School 6 ft 1.5 in (1.87 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 4.7 Jul 29, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Dominic Glover
DE
Mission Viejo, CA Mission Viejo HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 238 lb (108 kg) 4.9 Feb 1, 2007 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Talmadge Jackson
CB
Temecula, CA Chaparral HS 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 183 lb (83 kg) 4.5 Oct 1, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Brandon Hanna
MLB
Coeur d'Alene, ID Lake City HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 4.6 Aug 2, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 73
Charles Neal
FB
Anaheim, CA Esperanza HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 4.7 Jul 7, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 69
David Paulson
TE
Bothell, WA Bothell HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 228 lb (103 kg) 4.7 Aug 24, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 88
Tonio Celotto
DT
Piedmont, CA Piedmont HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 4.6 Jun 25, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Jeffrey Maehl
CB
Paradise, CA Paradise Senior HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.7 May 4, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Eddie Pleasant
S
La Palma, CA Kennedy HS 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 4.6 Jun 14, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Rishard Matthews
WR
Santa Ana, CA Saddleback HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 183 lb (83 kg) 4.5 Jan 14, 2007 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Terrell Turner
SLB
Los Angeles, CA Crenshaw Senior HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 4.7 Jan 21, 2007 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Mark Asper
OL
Idaho Falls, ID Bonneville HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 278 lb (126 kg) 5.1 Nov 9, 2006 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
John Laidet
MLB
Bonanza, OR Bonanza School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 223 lb (101 kg) 4.7 Jan 14, 2006 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Daniel Padilla
K
Corona, CA Corona Senior HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 200 lb (91 kg) NA Dec 18, 2006 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Aaron Pflugrad
WR
Eugene, OR Sheldon HS 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 162 lb (73 kg) 4.6 Jan 21, 2007 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
William Wallace
CB
West Covina, CA West Covina HS 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.4 Feb 1, 2007 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 9   Rivals: 11  ESPN: 23
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:30 pm Houston* Autzen StadiumEugene, OR OSN W 47–27   57,662
September 8 12:30 pm at Michigan* #21 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ABC W 39 -7   109,733
September 15 3:30 pm Fresno State* #19 Autzen Stadium • Eugene, OR OSN W 52–21   58,525
September 22 7:00 pm at Stanford #13 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 55–31   35,019
September 29 12:30 pm #6 California #11 Autzen Stadium • Eugene, OR ABC L 24–31   59,273
October 13 12:30 pm Washington Statedagger #9 Autzen Stadium • Eugene, OR W 53–7   58,749
October 20 4:30 pm at Washington #7 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA FSN W 55–34   66,481
October 27 12:00 pm #9 USC #5 Autzen Stadium • Eugene, OR FSN W 24–17   59,277
November 3 3:45 pm #6 Arizona State #4 Autzen Stadium • Eugene, OR ESPN W 35–23   59,379
November 15 6:00 pm at Arizona #2 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ ESPN L 24–34   50,387
November 24 12:30 pm at UCLA #9 Rose BowlPasadena, CA ABC L 0–16   72,434
December 1 1:30 pm Oregon State #18 Autzen Stadium • Eugene, OR (Civil War) ESPN2 L 31–38 2OT  59,050
December 31 11:00 am vs. #21 South Florida* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Brut Sun Bowl) CBS W 56–21   49,867
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

ESPN College Gameday

Roster[edit]

(as of 11/18/2007)

Center

  • 51 Jeff Kendall – Junior – Colorado Springs, Colo.

Cornerbacks

  • 6 Walter Thurmond III – Sophomore – West Covina, Calif.
  • 7 Chad Peppars – RedshirtFreshman – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 8 Brian Butterfield – Freshman – Sherwood, Ore.
  • 14 Javes Lewis – Freshman – Tustin, Calif.
  • 17 Willie Glasper – Sophomore – Pittsburg, Calif.
  • 18 Anthony Gildon – Freshman – Simi Valley, Calif.
  • 32 Jairus Byrd – Sophomore – Clayton, Mo.
  • 33 Chris Barber – Freshman – Hood River, Ore.
  • 37 Talmadge Jackson III – Freshman – Temecula, Calif.

Defensive Backs

  • 21 William Taylor – Freshman – Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
  • 31 Justin Kam – Sophomore – Honolulu, Hawaii

Defensive Ends

  • 39 Will Tukuafu – Sophomore – Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 49 Nick Reed – Junior – Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
  • 58 Kenny Rowe – Freshman – Long Beach, Calif.
  • 88 Brandon Bair – RedshirtFreshman – St. Anthony, Idaho
  • 89 Michel DiVincenzo – Sophomore – Porter Ranch, Calif.
  • 95 Tonio Celotto – Freshman – Oakland, Calif.
  • 98 Dominic Glover – Freshman – Ladera Ranch, Calif.

Defensive Tackles

  • 41 Matt Simms – Freshman – Caramel Valley, Calif.
  • 43 Michael Speed – Junior – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 50 Simi Toeaina – Sophomore – Afono, Amer. Samoa
  • 65 Josh Pope – Junior – Selma, Ore.
  • 90 David Faaeteete – Senior – Medford, Ore.
  • 91 Ra'shon Harris – Junior – Pittsburgh, Calif.
  • 94 Hayden Piper – RedshirtFreshman – Concord, Calif.
  • 96 Mike Bellagamba – Junior – Los Altos, Calif.
  • 97 Cole Linehan – Junior – Banks, Ore.
  • 99 Jeremy Gibbs – Senior – Stillwater, Okla.

Free Safety

  • 1 Marvin Johnson – RedshirtFreshman – Compton, Calif.
  • 9 Ryan DePalo – Senior – Beaverton, Ore.
  • 20 Matthew Harper – Senior – Union City, Calif.
  • 23 Jeffrey Maehl – Freshman – Paradise, Calif.
  • 27 Titus Jackson – Sophomore – Pomona, Calif.

Halfbacks

  • 46 Matt Larkin – Junior – Boise, Idaho
  • 47 Jason Turner – Junior – La Crescenta, Calif.
 

Linebackers

  • 25 Kevin Garrett – Sophomore – Carson, Calif.
  • 34 A.J. Tuitele – Senior – Wilmington, Calif.
  • 40 John Bacon* – Junior – Golden, Colo.
  • 44 Brandon Hanna – Freshman – Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • 45 Terrell Turner – Freshman – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 48 Kyle Young – Freshman – Santa Rosa, Calif.
  • 52 Terrance Pritchett – Freshman – Sacramento, Calif.
  • 53 Erik Elshire – Junior – Bend, Ore.
  • 55 Casey Matthews – Freshman – Agoura Hills, Calif.
  • 56 Blake Thompson – Freshman – Cottage Grove, Ore.
  • 87 Josh Thomas-Dotson – Senior – Florence, Ore.

Long Snappers

  • 59 Jeff King – Junior – Long Beach, Calif.
  • 84 Eric Steimer – Senior – Bend, Ore.

Offensive Guards

  • 61 Josh Tschirgi – Senior – Vancouver, Wash.
  • 63 Jon Teague – Junior – Portland, Ore.
  • 66 Pat So'oalo – Senior – Kaneohe, Hawaii
  • 67 Sean Cullen – Senior – Janesville, Wis.

Offensive Linemen

  • 54 Jordan Holmes – RedshirtFreshman – Yuba City, Calif.
  • 64 Max Forer – RedshirtFreshman – Santa Monica, Calif.
  • 68 C.E. Kaiser – RedshirtFreshman – Veradale, Wash.
  • 69 Bo Thran – RedshirtFreshman – Gresham, Ore.
  • 70 Ramsen Golpashin – Freshman –
  • 71 Mark Lewis – Junior – Arroyo Grande, Calif.
  • 74 Darrion Weems – Freshman – Winnetka, Calif.
  • 79 Mark Asper – Freshman – Idaho Falls, Idaho

Offensive Tackles

  • 57 Fenuki Tupou – Junior – Elverta, Calif.
  • 60 Max Unger – Junior – Honaunau, Hawai'i
  • 75 Geoff Schwartz – Senior – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 76 Charlie Carmichael – Freshman – Sherman Oaks, Calif.
  • 78 Jacob Hucko – Junior – Buena Park, Calif.

Punters

  • 26 Tim Taylor – Sophomore – Corvallis, Ore.
  • 80 Josh Syria – Junior – Wenatchee, Wash.

Place Kickers

  • 23 Morgan Flint – Sophomore – Bend, Ore.
  • 41 Daniel Padilla – Freshman – Corona, Calif.
  • 85 Matt Evensen – Junior – Portland, Ore.
  • 92 Justin Dougherty – Junior – Ridgefield, Wash.
 

Quarterbacks

  • 2 Cade Cooper – Junior – Lehi, Utah
  • 7 Nate Costa* – Sophomore – Hilmar, Calif.
  • 10 Dennis Dixon* – Senior – San Leandro, Calif.
  • 11 Justin Roper – RedshirtFreshman – Buford, Ga.
  • 12 Cody Kempt – RedshirtFreshman – Beaverton, Ore.
  • 16 Brady Leaf – Senior – Great Falls, Mont.
  • 17 Sam Doman – Sophomore – Canby, Ore.

Running Backs

  • 5 Remene Alston Jr. – RedshirtFreshman – Greensboro, N.C.
  • 22 Andre Crenshaw – Sophomore – Lancaster, Calif.
  • 24 Jeremiah Johnson* – Junior – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 26 Matachi Lewis – Freshman – Oxnard, Calif.
  • 27 Andiel Brown – Senior – Portland, Ore.
  • 28 Jonathan Stewart – Junior – Lacey, Wash.
  • 33 Charles Neal – Freshman – Yorba Linda, Calif.

Rovers

  • 2 T.J. Ward – Sophomore – Antioch, Calif.
  • 5 Caleb Tommasini – Junior – Winston, Ore.
  • 15 Patrick Chung – Junior – Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
  • 29 Todd Doxey – Freshman – San Diego, Calif

Strong Side Linebackers

  • 13 Jerome Boyd – Junior – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 30 Kwame Agyeman – Senior – Itasca, Ill.
  • 35 Spencer Paysinger – RedshirtFreshman – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 38 Eddie Pleasant – Freshman – La Palma, Calif.
  • 54 Riley Showalter – Sophomore – Portland, Ore.

Tight Ends

  • 39 Chris DiVincenzo – Freshman – Porter Ranch, Calif.
  • 48 John Laidet – Freshman – Bonanza, Ore.
  • 81 Ryan Keeling – Junior – Springfield, Ore.
  • 83 Ed Dickson – Sophomore – Bellflower, Calif.

Wide Receivers

  • 3 Cameron Colvin* – Senior – Pittsburg, Calif.
  • 4 Jaison Williams – Junior – Inglewood, Calif.
  • 6 Derrick Jones – Sophomore – Gardena, Calif.
  • 8 Terence Scott – Junior – Knoxville, Tenn.
  • 14 Elvis Akpla – Freshman – Portland, Ore.
  • 18 Jamere Holland – RedshirtFreshman – Pacoima, Calif.
  • 19 Brian Paysinger* – Senior – Long Beach, Calif.
  • 21 Garren Strong – Senior – San Jose, Calif.
  • 82 Drew Davis – Freshman – Denver, Colo.
  • 87 Daniel Barkley – Freshman – Sacramento, Calif.
  • 89 Aaron Pflugrad – Freshman – Eugene, Ore.
  • 91 Rory Cavaille – Sophomore – Shelton, Wash.
  • 93 Zack McGinnis – Junior – Roseburg, Ore.
  • 94 Michael Mackie – Freshman – Glen Rock, New Jersey
  • 96 Kyle Anderson – RedshirtFreshman – Fort Collins, Colo.
  • 96 Terrell Robinson – Junior – Irvine, Calif.
  • 98 Zack Test – Freshman – Woodside, Calif.
* Injured

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Mike Bellotti – Head coach
  • Steve Greatwood – Offensive line
  • Nick Aliotti – Defensive coordinator
  • Chip Kelly – Offensive coordinator & quarterbacks
  • Gary Campbell – Running backs
  • Michael Gray – Defensive line
  • John Neal – Secondary
  • Tom Osborne – Tight ends & special teams
  • Don Pellum – Linebackers & recruiting coordinator
  • Robin Pflugrad – Wide receivers
  • Jim Radcliffe – Head strength and conditioning coach
  • Eddy Morrissey – Graduate assistant coach
  • Jeff Hawkins – Assistant athletic director/football operations

Season notes[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Nick Reed
    • Named to the Ted Hendricks Award watch list.[24]
    • Awarded Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week and National Defensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation for his efforts against the Washington State Cougars on October 13.[25]
    • Awarded Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts against the Arizona State Sun Devils on November 3.[16]
    • Selected to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 8 first team by college and university sports information directors throughout the western portion of the United States and Canada. District 8 includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, British Columbia and the Yukon. Reed is now eligible for ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American consideration.[17]
    • Selected to the Pac-10 All Conference First Team Defense.[9]
  • Fenuki Tupou
    • Selected to the Pac-10 All Conference Second Team Offense.[9]
  • Max Unger
    • Selected to the Pac-10 All Conference First Team Offense.[9]

Team records[edit]

  • On September 29, 59,273 fans packed Autzen Stadium, making it at the time the largest crowd to attend a football game in state history. The previous record was 59,269 against the Oklahoma Sooners on September 16, 2006.
  • On October 20, against the Washington Huskies, the Oregon Ducks set a school record for rushing yards in a single game by the entire team, their total was 465 yards. The previous record was 446 yards against the Washington State Cougars in 2001. Also, during the game against the Huskies, RB Jonathan Stewart ran for 251 yards, which was good enough for the second highest total rushing yards in a single game by an individual in Oregon football history. The current record is 285 yards, held by Onterrio Smith during the game against Washington State in 2001.
  • On October 27, 59,277 fans filled Autzen Stadium, making it the largest crowd to attend a football game in state history. The previous record was 59,273 against the California Bears on September 29.
  • Also on October 27, the crowd at Autzen Stadium reached a noise level of 127.2 decibels, making it the loudest stadium in college football. The previous college record was 126 decibels at Clemson's Memorial Stadium. According to the Guinness Book of World Records the loudest outdoor stadium is Mile High Stadium, whose crowd reached a level of 128.7 decibels.[29] However, this is not true, as during the October 6, 2007 game between the University of Florida @ Louisiana State University, CBS recorded 129.8 decibels.[30]
  • On November 3, for consecutive weeks the Oregon record for number of individuals at a football game had fallen. For the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils 59,379 people were in attendance at Autzen Stadium. The previous record was set on October 27 at 59,277 in attendance.[31]
  • Also on November 3, Dennis Dixon broke the team record for career yards by a quarterback. The previous record was 1,171 yards by Reggie Ogborn between 1979 and 1980.[8]

Game notes[edit]

Houston[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Houston 7 10 10 0 27
Oregon 14 6 21 7 48
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 9/15, 134 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Dennis Dixon: 15 Carries, 141 Yards, 1 Touchdown Brian Paysinger: 4 Receptions, 63 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Jeremiah Johnson: 11 Carries, 70 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Jaison Williams: 2 Receptions, 31 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Jonathan Stewart: 14 Carries, 67 Yards Garren Strong: 2 Receptions, 31 Yards

Oregon's Dennis Dixon ran for 141 yards, with an 80-yard run that resulted in a touchdown. Dixon also threw for 134 yards and two touchdowns, completing nine of 15 passes. Houston's Anthony Alridge converted 22 carries into 205 yards and one touchdown. Adridge also caught three passes for 88 yards and a touchdown. Dixon's 141 rushing yards were the most by an Oregon quarterback since Tony Graziani's 108 yards against Oregon State in 1995. The score was tied at 20 points in the third quarter when Houston's Case Keenum attempted to throw a pass to Perry McDaniel in the end zone, but it was intercepted by Patrick Chung. The Ducks then went ahead 27 to 20 after Dixon threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Brian Paysinger. Forty seconds after the Paysinger touchdown, Dixon threw another to Jaison Williams, putting the Ducks up 34 to 20. Houston scored once more and Oregon twice more as the Ducks beat Houston 48 to 27.[32]

The game was also notable for a skirmish between the Ducks' mascot and the Cougars' mascot. The student fulfilling the role of the Duck was suspended soon after. The fight can be viewed on Video on YouTube.[33]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 11 21 7 0 39
Michigan 7 0 0 0 7
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 16/25, 292 Yards, 3 Touchdowns Jonathan Stewart: 15 Carries, 111 Yards, 1 Touchdown Brian Paysinger: 4 Receptions, 97 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Brady Leaf: 1/1, 1 Yard Jeremiah Johnson: 13 Carries, 89 Yards Derrick Jones: 3 Receptions, 75 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Dennis Dixon: 16 Carries, 76 Yards, 1 Touchdown Jaison Williams: 4 Receptions, 73 Yards, 1 Touchdown

This game was Michigan's worst defeat since 1968 when they lost 50 to 14 at Ohio State. Dennis Dixon accounted for 368 yards and a career-high 4 touchdowns. Three touchdowns were thrown to three different receivers for 85, 61, and 45-yard scoring passes on Dixon's way to 292 throwing yards. Dixon also rushed for 76 yards and one touchdown. The Ducks led by 25 at halftime, and faced little opposition in the second half. According to Oregon coach Mike Bellotti the game was a "good win because I think there were some questions about how Michigan was going to bounce back, and whether we would be competitive. I think our players took that to heart." With this game Michigan opened the season with two home losses, the first time that had happened since 1959. It also gave them a losing streak of four games, the most in four decades. Wolverines coach Lloyd Carr said "We have good kids and they're hurting. If losing doesn't make you hurt, you shouldn't be at Michigan." [34]

Fresno State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Fresno St 6 8 0 7 21
Oregon 21 21 0 10 52
  • Date: September 15
  • Location: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 14/20, 139 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Jonathan Stewart: 17 Carries, 165 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Jaison Williams: 5 Receptions, 50 Yards
Brady Leaf: 1/3, 15 Yards Dennis Dixon: 8 Carries, 59 Yards, 1 Touchdown Jeremiah Johnson: 1 Reception, 35 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Andre Crenshaw: 11 Carries, 52 Yards, 1 Touchdown Ed Dickson: 3 Receptions, 27 Yards, 1 Touchdown

Oregon's 52–21 defeat of Fresno State was Bellotti's 100th win as a coach at the University of Oregon. Dennis Dixon threw for two touchdowns and ran for another. Ducks running back Jonathan Stewart ran for 165 yards and scored two touchdowns, one touchdown being part of an 88-yard run. Dixon said "The sky's the limit right now. This offense is really clicking." Although Dixon didn't put up numbers as impressive as he did at Michigan the previous week, he had a solid performance, completing 14 for 20 passes for 139 yards and running for 59 yards. Oregon's mascot was suspended and watched the game, but not from the sidelines. Fresno State's quarterback Tom Brandstater completed 18–32 passes for 219 yards and one touchdown. The loss was Fresno State's second against a ranked team on the road. The previous week the Bulldogs lost 47–45 to Texas A&M in triple overtime. Fresno State coach Pat Hill said "[h]ow many times do I have to say it? We got dominated in all three phases. We got beat pretty good today. That doesn't happen at Fresno State very often. Today we got beat by a better football team. They took it to us. End of conversation." [35]

Stanford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 21 3 21 10 55
Stanford 3 28 0 0 31
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 23/36, 367 Yards, 4 Touchdowns Jonathan Stewart: 19 Carries, 160 Yards, 1 Touchdown Cameron Colvin: 8 Receptions, 163 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Brady Leaf: 0/1, 0 Yards Jeremiah Johnson: 14 Carries, 60 Yards, 1 Touchdown Jaison Williams: 7 Receptions, 113 Yards, 2 Touchdown
Dennis Dixon: 9 Carries, 15 Yards, 1 Touchdown Ed Dickson: 3 Receptions, 55 Yards, 1 Touchdown

The Ducks beat the Cardinal 55 to 31.[36]

California[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
California 0 3 7 21 31
Oregon 3 7 7 7 24
  • Date: September 29
  • Location: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 31/44, 306 Yards, 1 Touchdown, 2 Interceptions Jonathan Stewart: 21 Carries, 120 Yards, 1 Touchdown Cameron Colvin: 7 Receptions, 74 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Jeremiah Johnson: 8 Carries, 40 Yards Jaison Williams: 4 Receptions, 70 Yards
Dennis Dixon: 8 Carries, 17 Yards, 1 Touchdown Ed Dickson: 6 Receptions, 67 Yards

The Bears defeated the Ducks 31 to 24. ESPN College GameDay was present (Corso picked Ducks to win)[37]

Washington State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Washington St 0 0 7 0 7
Oregon 17 23 10 3 53
  • Date: October 13
  • Location: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 21/28, 287 Yards, 3 Touchdowns Jonathan Stewart: 13 Carries, 66 Yards Jaison Williams: 4 Receptions, 108 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Brady Leaf: 4/6, 41 Yards Jeremiah Johnson: 4 Carries, 63 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Ed Dickson: 3 Receptions, 70 Yards
Justin Roper: 1/1, 10 Yards Remene Alston Jr.: 13 Carries, 26 Yards Aaron Pflugrad: 4 Receptions, 47 Yards, 1 Touchdown

The Ducks defeated the Cougars 53 to 7.[38]


Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 17 7 7 24 55
Washington 7 10 14 3 34
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 19/30, 196 Yards, 1 Touchdown, 1 Interception Jonathan Stewart: 32 Carries, 251 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Jaison Williams: 5 Receptions, 60 Yards
Andre Crenshaw: 15 Carries, 113 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Garren Strong: 5 Receptions, 53 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Dennis Dixon: 12 Carries, 99 Yards, 1 Touchdown Aaron Pflugrad: 5 Receptions, 51 Yards

The Ducks defeated the Huskies 55 to 34.[39]

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
USC 0 3 7 7 17
Oregon 7 3 7 7 24
  • Date: October 27
  • Location: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 16/25, 157 Yards Jonathan Stewart: 25 Carries, 103 Yards, 2 Touchdowns Ed Dickson: 5 Receptions, 69 Yards
Dennis Dixon: 17 Carries, 76 Yards, 1 Touchdown Aaron Pflugrad: 2 Receptions, 28 Yards
Geoff Schwartz: 1 Carries, 3 Yards Jonathan Stewart: 2 Receptions, 21 Yards
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The Ducks defeated the Trojans 24 to 17. Oregon's defensive back Matthew Harper interception on USC's final drive preserved Oregon's victory. Harper said "We knew somebody would make the play, and luckily it was me." Oregon's victory set them up for a chance at the national championship. Number 12 USC (No. 9 AP) lost after Oregon's Jonathan Stewart rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns, while Dennis Dixon completed 16 of 25 passes for 157 yards. Oregon was fifth in the BCS standings, and Dixon became a serious Heisman contender with his 76 rushing yards and 157 passing yards.[40]


Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona St 3 10 3 7 23
Oregon 14 7 14 0 35
  • Date: November 3
  • Location: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Dennis Dixon: 13/22, 189 Yards, 4 Touchdowns Jonathan Stewart: 21 Carries, 99 Yards, 1 Touchdown Jaison Williams: 5 Receptions, 106 Yards, 2 Touchdowns
Brady Leaf: 2/4, 11 Yards Dennis Dixon: 11 Carries, 57 Yards Drew Davis: 2 Receptions, 28 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Andre Crenshaw: 5 Carries, 31 Yards Jonathan Stewart: 2 Receptions, 26 Yards, 1 Touchdown

In a game that was considered important enough for ESPN's College Gameday to be broadcast in Eugene,[41] the Oregon Ducks defeated the Arizona State Sun Devils 35–23. Heisman hopeful Dennis Dixon threw for 189 yards and 4 touchdowns and led the Ducks to a victory that places Oregon in the lead for the Pac-10 championship.

After the Ducks scored a touchdown on their first possession, a 26-yard pass to WR Jaison Williams, the Sun Devils began to march down the field. Showing the same poise as Dixon, ASU QB Rudy Carpenter led the Devils to the Oregon 2-yard line before the Oregon defense lived up to their "bend but don't break" style and held ASU to a field goal. That goal line stop would set the tone for the remainder of the game as Oregon held Arizona State to only 3 points in the first quarter and 13 in the first half.

Trailing 13–21 at the half, Arizona State was able to make a field goal on their first possession in the second half, cutting the Oregon lead to 5. However the Ducks were able to score the next 14 points of the game, giving the Ducks a 35–16 lead with one quarter left to play. Unfortunately approximately 2 minutes into the fourth quarter, Dennis Dixon was taken out after an awkward tackle and sat out the remainder of the game. Luckily his injury did not seem serious and he was seen jogging on the sidelines soon afterwards.

Arizona State did score one more touchdown later in the fourth quarter, making the score its final 35–23. In a game which Rudy Carpenter was sacked 9 times, it seemed only fitting that the last play of the game was a sack as time ran out.

Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 11 3 3 7 24
Arizona 10 21 0 3 34
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Brady Leaf: 22/46, 163 Yards, 2 Interceptions Jonathan Stewart: 28 Carries, 131 Yards Jaison Williams: 8 Receptions, 120 Yards
Dennis Dixon: 5/8, 62 Yards, 1 Interception Kwame Agyeman: 1 Carry, 40 Yards Ed Dickson: 6 Receptions, 44 Yards
Dennis Dixon: 2 Carries, 34 Yards, 1 Touchdown Derrick Jones: 6 Receptions, 24 Yards

The Ducks entered the game ranked No. 2 in both the AP poll and the BCS standings. A win in this game, followed by wins against UCLA and Oregon State, would almost assuredly result in a berth in the BCS National Championship Game in New Orleans. The Ducks started the game hot, with a 39-yard touchdown run by Dennis Dixon and a successful two-point conversion. Following an Arizona interception, the Ducks had the ball back on the Arizona 4-yard line threatening to score again. However, Dixon threw an interception that was returned 45 yards and eventually capitalized by the Wildcats as a touchdown, cutting the score to 8–7. The Ducks responded with another solid drive getting the ball to the Arizona 15 and looked set to score again. On 2nd and 7, Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon (the leading Heisman candidate at this point of the season) fell to the ground without being touched. Upon review it was clear that Dixon twisted his already-injured knee and tore his ACL. It would later be revealed that Dixon had actually torn the ligament in the previous week's game against Arizona State.

Following the injury, Dixon—having amassed 183 yards on 19 plays—was replaced by Brady Leaf. Oregon's misfortunes mounted: Arizona scored a touchdown on an interception return, another on a punt return, and Leaf suffered an ankle injury, all before halftime. Oregon tried to rally from the 14–31 halftime deficit, but lost 24–34, ending their National Championship hopes. The following day it was announced that Dixon's injury would end his season, and any hopes of a Heisman Trophy.

UCLA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 0 0 0 0 0
UCLA 3 3 3 7 16
  • Date: November 24
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Cody Kempt: 6/23, 52 Yards, 2 Interceptions Jonathan Stewart: 13 Carries, 33 Yards Jaison Williams: 4 Receptions, 44 Yards
Brady Leaf: 4/11, 45 Yards Andre Crenshaw: 11 Carries, 22 Yards Ed Dickson: 5 Receptions, 31 Yards
Justin Roper: 1/5, 8 Yards, 1 Interception Jeffrey Maehl: 2 Carries, 14 Yards Jeffrey Maehl: 2 Receptions, 30 Yards

Oregon State[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
Oregon St 14 7 0 7 3 7 38
Oregon 7 14 7 0 3 0 31
  • Date: December 1
  • Location: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Justin Roper: 13/25, 144 Yards, 2 Touchdowns, 1 Interception Jonathan Stewart: 39 Carries, 163 Yards Jeffrey Maehl: 4 Receptions, 86 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Cody Kempt: 0/3 Andre Crenshaw: 5 Carries, 15 Yards Ed Dickson: 3 Receptions, 17 Yards
Ed Dickson: 1 Carry, 10 Yards Jaison Williams: 2 Receptions, 16 Yards

The 111th Civil War, the Ducks now lead 55–46–10 in the series all time. This was the first time the home team had not won since 1996, the first time Oregon State had won at Autzen Stadium since 1993, and the first time Oregon State had won two years in a row since 1973–74.

Sun Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
South Florida 0 14 0 7 21
Oregon 8 10 28 10 56
Passing Leaders Rushing Leaders Receiving Leaders
Justin Roper: 17/30, 180 Yards, 4 Touchdowns Jonathan Stewart: 23 Carries, 253 Yards, 1 Touchdown Jaison Williams: 4 Receptions, 40 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Andre Crenshaw: 8 Carries, 52 Yards Garren Strong: 3 Receptions, 36 Yards, 1 Touchdown
Cody Kempt: 2 Carries, 23 Yards Jonathan Stewart: 2 Receptions, 29 Yards, 1 Touchdown

After losing the last 3 games of the year, many analysts expected the Ducks to fare poorly in the Sun Bowl. But the Ducks came out strong. Making his first career start, freshman quarterback Justin Roper completed 17 of 30 passes for 180 yards with 4 touchdowns and no interceptions. Running back Jonathan Stewart rushed for a career high and Sun Bowl record 253 yards and a touchdown and was named the Most Valuable Player of the game.

Oregon, despite being a 7-point underdog, dominated the game, especially the second half. Holding on to an 18–14 lead at the half, Oregon came out and outscored South Florida 28–0 in the third quarter. The Ducks won 56–21. The 56 points scored was a Sun Bowl record. Jonathan Stewart's 253 rushing yards were a Sun Bowl record. The 35-point margin of victory was the second largest of the 2007–2008 bowl season. The Ducks finished the season 9–4 with their first bowl win since the 2001 season. They finished the season ranked 23rd in the final Associated Press Poll.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Final
AP NR NR 19 13 11 14 9 10 5 5 3 2 9 17 NR 23
Coaches NR NR 21 13 12 13 8 7 5 4 3 2 9 18 NR 24
Harris Not released 10 13 10 7 5 5 3 2 10 19 NR N/A
BCS Not released 10 5 5 3 2 9 17 NR NR

Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

Team Opp
Scoring 496 307
  Points per Game 38.2 23.6
First Downs 321 260
  Rushing 174 97
  Passing 133 134
  Penalty 14 29
Total Offense 6,078 4,966
  Avg per Play 5.9 5.1
Team Opp
  Avg per Game 467.5 382.0
Fumbles-Lost 29–14 18–13
Penalties-Yards 79–715 83–696
  Avg per Game 55.0 53.5
Punts-Yards 83–3,431
  Avg per Punt 41.4 41.3
Time of Possession/Game 28:37 31:23
Team Opp
3rd Down Conversions 89/207 67/205
4th Down Conversions 6/14 9/21
Touchdowns Scored 62 36
Field Goals-Attempts 19–24 18–24
PAT-Attempts 59–59 33–34
Attendance 411,915 334,054
Neutral Attendance 49,867
  Games/Avg per Game 7/58,845 5/66,811

Scores by quarter[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
Oregon 151 125 132 85 3 0 496
Opponents 60 117 51 69 3 7 307

Offense[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Name GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G
Jonathan Stewart 13 280 1,798 76 1,722 6.2 11 88 132.5
Dennis Dixon 10 105 741 158 583 5.6 9 80 58.3
Andre Crenshaw 13 82 445 30 415 5.1 4 39 31.9
Jeremiah Johnson 6 54 360 16 344 6.4 5 42 57.3
Derrick Jones 9 3 49 0 49 16.3 0 25 5.4
Remene Alston 7 25 66 24 42 1.7 1 10 6.0
Kwame Agyeman 13 1 40 0 40 40.0 0 40 3.1
Jeffrey Maehl 13 3 34 0 34 11.3 0 18 2.6
Brian Paysinger 4 3 25 0 25 8.3 1 14 6.2
Cody Kempt 3 8 31 10 21 2.6 0 17 7.0
Ed Dickson 13 2 10 0 10 5.0 0 10 0.8
Daniel Barkley 2 1 8 0 8 8.0 0 8 4.0
Pat So'oalo 13 0 7 0 7 0.0 0 0 0.5
Geoff Schwartz 13 1 3 0 3 3.0 0 3 0.2
Andiel Brown 11 2 2 0 2 1.0 0 2 0.2
Brady Leaf 11 18 64 62 2 0.1 0 14 0.2
Aaron Pflugrad 9 1 2 0 2 2.0 0 2 0.2
Justin Roper 4 15 51 50 1 0.1 1 13 0.2
Team 11 11 0 38 −38 −3.5 0 0 −3.5
Total 13 615 3,736 464 3,272 5.3 32 88 251.7

Passing[edit]

Name GP Effic Cmp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G
Dennis Dixon 10 161.2 172–254–4 67.7 2,136 20 85 213.6
Justin Roper 4 125.5 32–61–2 52.5 342 6 33 85.5
Brady Leaf 11 73.9 34–72–2 47.2 276 0 30 25.1
Cody Kempt 3 24.5 6–26–2 23.1 52 0 15 17.3
Total 13 132.1 244–413–10 59.1 2,806 26 85 215.8

Receiving[edit]

Name GP No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
Jaison Williams 13 55 844 15.3 8 52 64.9
Ed Dickson 13 43 453 10.5 3 46 34.8
Garren Strong 13 27 249 9.2 3 17 19.2
Johnathan Stewart 13 22 145 6.6 2 21 11.2
Cameron Colvin 6 20 248 12.4 2 71 41.3
Derrick Jones 9 19 199 10.5 2 61 22.1
Aaron Pflugrad 9 17 168 9.9 1 23 18.7
Brian Paysinger 4 9 165 18.3 2 85 41.2
Jeffrey Maehl 13 9 118 13.1 1 33 9.1
Jeremiah Johnson 6 7 98 14.0 1 35 16.3
Andre Crenshaw 13 4 17 4.2 0 7 1.3
Drew Davis 10 3 35 11.7 1 19 3.5
Malachi Lewis 13 3 26 8.7 0 18 2.0
Rory Cavaille 11 2 17 8.5 0 9 1.5
Terence Scott 5 2 4 2.0 0 5 0.8
Ryan Keeling 5 1 10 10.0 0 10 2.0
Matt Larkin 12 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.8
Total 13 244 2,806 11.5 26 85 215.8

Defense[edit]

Name GP Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Fumbles Blkd
Kick
Saf
Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds No-Yds Int-Yds BU PD QBH Rcv-Yds FF
Patrick Chung 13 53 42 95 5.5–14 2–0 5 7 1 2
Walter Thurmond III 13 60 23 83 7.0–13 2–44 16 18 1–25
Matthew Harper 13 38 40 78 2.0–19 2.0–19 3–116 6 9 1 1
Jerome Boyd 13 35 23 58 10.0–34 3.0–21 1–0 2 3 1–0 1
Jairus Byrd 13 34 18 52 4.0–13 1.0–6 4–22 4 7 1 2–0
Nick Reed 13 21 24 45 19.5–104 11.0–93 1
Kwame Agyeman 13 26 18 44 6.0–14 1.0–7 2 2 2
John Bacon 9 18 24 42 1.5–2 1–49 1 2
Will Tukuafu 13 19 9 28 6.5–17 2.5–11 1 1 4 3–0 2
A.J. Tuitele 8 12 9 21 1.0–4 1 1
Jeremy Gibbs 13 10 10 20 4.0–20 3.0–19 1 1 8
Willie Glasper 13 11 9 20 1.0–3 1–0
Kevin Garrett 12 5 7 12 1.0–4 3
T.J. Ward 13 14 3 17 1–0
David Faaeteete 13 12 4 16 8.0–29 2.0–11 1 1 1 1 1
Cole Linehan 13 7 6 13 2.0–6 1.0–4 1
Casey Matthews 11 9 7 16 4.0–5 1.0–1
Tonio Celotto 11 6 5 11 3.0–9 1 1 1
Ra'Shon Harris 11 6 2 8 1.0–1 4
Jeffrey Maehl 13 8 6 14 1.0–1
Marvin Johnson 12 2 6 8
Talmadge Jackson III 13 4 2 6
Kenny Rowe 13 4 1 5 4.0–28 3.0–22 1
Ryan DePalo 8 1 3 4
Brandon Bair 13 3 1 4 1.0–5 2 1–0
Spencer Paysinger 13 1 1 2 2
Michael Speed 10 1 1 2
Jeremiah Johnson 6 3 1 4
Matt Larkin 12 1 1
Andre Crenshaw 13 2 1 3 1
Ed Dickson 13 2 1 3 1
Erik Elshire 6 1 1
Matt Evensen 13 2 2
Eric Steimer 12 1 1
Riley Showalter 7 1 1 2
Josh Tschirgi 12 1 1
Mark Lewis 12 1 1
Remene Alston 7 1 1
Chad Peppars 4 1 1
Jordan Holmes 8 1 1
Simi Toeania 2 1 1
Anthony Gildon 6 1 1
Chris Barber 0
Jonathan Stewart 13 1 1
Michel DiVincenzo 5 1 1
Team 11 1
Total 13 435 308 743 93–345 30–214 13–231 45 58 29 10–25 8 3 1

Special teams[edit]

Name Punting Kickoffs
No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 50+ Blkd No. Yds Avg TB OB
Josh Syria 71 2,962 41.7 61 5 11 26 10 0
Matt Evensen 1 17 17.0 17 0 0 1 0 0 87 5,591 64.3 17 5
Luke Bellotti 3 120 40.0 0 0
Morgan Flint 2 96 48.0 0 0
Jeffery Maehl 1 65 65.0 0 0
Total 72 2,979 41.4 61 5 11 27 10 0 93 5,872 63.1 17 5
Name Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Yds Avg TD Long No. Yds Avg TD Long
Andiel Brown 17 177 10.4 0 64 3 63 21.0 0 26
Aaron Pflugrad 8 29 3.6 0 9 1 22 22.0 0 22
Jairus Byrd 7 63 9.0 0 26
Patrick Chung 2 10 5.0 0 0 9 201 22.3 0 40
Garren Strong 1 0 0.0 0 0
Derrick Jones 1 0 0.0 0 0 6 137 22.8 0 41
Malachi Lewis 0 8 0.0 0 8
Chris Barber 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Stewart 23 614 26.7 0 64
Andre Crenshaw 6 122 20.3 0 35
Walter Thurmond III 3 66 22.0 0 28
Remene Alston 2 45 22.5 0 28
Aaron Pflugrad 1 22 22.0 0 22
Total 36 287 8.0 0 64 50 1,181 23.6 0 64

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