The 2011 Civil War has reached halftime and after a tough quarter and a half of action, the Oregon Ducks established their supremacy with a 21 points outburst over the final eight minutes of the second quarter. Oregon State tied the game 7-7 on a Jovan Stevenson catch and run and seemed ready to make a game of things. However, the explosive Oregon offense was not to be contained and now leads 28-7.
Darron Thomas keyed the second quarter explosion, connecting with his running backs and tight end on touchdown passes. Thomas struggled early in the game completing only 4 of 10 passes for 35 yards. However, in the second quarter, Thomas was 11 of 15 for 132 yards and three touchdown passes. He connected with tight end David Paulson on a 16-yard touchdown pass and then connected with De'Anthony Thomas for eight yards and Kenjon Barner for 16-yards to close out the half with a 28-7 lead.
Oregon needs to win the 2011 Civil War in order to clinch the Pac-12 North and furth solidify there chances of reaching the Rose Bowl. A loss means Stanford wins the Pac-12 North. For more on the Ducks, check out Addicted To Quack. For more on the Beavers, check out Building The Dam.