Rapid Reaction: No. 17 Oregon and No. 7 Washington tied at 17 at the half

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The No. 17 Oregon Ducks are tied with the No. 7 Washington Huskies 17-17 in a depth-testing first half. Oregon offensive linemen Penei Sewell and Dallas Warmack left with injuries (Jacob Capra and Brady Aiello replaced them). Washington also lost starting running back Myles Gaskin to injury. Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert got off to a slow start, but ended with two touchdowns and zero interceptions.

Key Plays

On the second play of the game, Oregon cornerback Deommodore Lenoir intercepted Jake Browning, setting up an Adam Stack field goal.

Following a Washington field goal, Oregon kick returner Tony Brooks-James fumble the kick off and the Huskies recovered.

Washington running back Salvon Ahmed gave the Huskies the lead on a 25-yard touchdown run.

Dillon Mitchell scored Oregon’s first touchdown against the Huskies since 2016 on a 12-yard pass.

Ahmed scored again to give Washington a 17-10 lead.

Jaylon Redd made an incredible toe-tapping touchdown catch in the end zone to tie the game at 17 with 14 seconds left in the half.

Oregon Passing

Justin Herbert — 7-16 passing, 90 yards and two touchdown

Oregon Rushing

CJ Verdell — 20 rushes for 83 yards

Travis Dye – One rush for one yard

Justin Herbert — One rush for three yards

Oregon Receiving

Dillon Mitchell — Four catches, 68 yards and one touchdown

Jaylon Redd — One catch, nine yards and one touchdown

Kano Dillon — One catch for eight yards

Washington Passing

Jake Browning — 6-14 passing, 91 yards and one interception

Washington Rushing

Salvon Ahmed — Eight rushes, 54 yards and two touchdown

Myles Gaskin — 11 rushes for 54 yards (left game with injury)

Sean McGrew — One rush for seven yards

Washington Receiving

Drew Sample — Two catches for 44 yards

Cade Otton — One catch for 20 yards

Aaron Fuller — One catch for 12 yards

Ty Jones — One catch for 12 yards

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