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Running Back LeGarrette Blount of Oregon Poised for Heisman Season?

Article By on 26th June, 2009

... ago, the Oregon Ducks football team has been called "the best show on two-tone field turf"—and for good reason. Oregon ended the 2008 season ranked seventh in the nation in total scoring at just under 42 points per contest.

Along with that, the Ducks ranked second in the nation in rushing yards at 280 yards per game (3,641 total) and had two players rush for over 1,000 yards (Jeremiah Johnson with 1,201 and LeGarrette Blount with 1,002) for only the second time in the school's history.

The tandem of Johnson and Blount also scored a combined 30 rushing touchdowns, 17 of those from Blount, a single-season school record.

The season prior, which was Kelly's first as Oregon's offensive coordinator, the Ducks put...

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