The I-5: On Oregon's big boy football, Washington’s dynamic quarterback and more from Week 3 in the Pac-12
The five things you need to know from this weekend in the Pac-12.
There wasn’t a name for the ruthlessly successful 13 personnel jumbo lineup Oregon debuted in its 41-20 win over No. 12 BYU on Saturday, but when left guard Marcus Harper was asked to come up with something, he kept it simple.
“Big Boy package,” he said.
With the big package, came big plays. Oregon rushed for 212 yards and had nine runs of at least 10 yards. Six of them came when running behind tackle TJ Bass and the left side of the line.
"I think everybody in the stadium at some point probably realized what we were doing when we ran [294-pound freshman] Josh Conerly and our big group with three tight ends out there," coach Dan Lanning said. "We were about to get big and go play ball. We didn’t really care if you knew what we were going to do, you had to stop us."