Saturday’s Rivalry Week in College Football promised a slate of games laced with bitterness, and the Civil War in the Beaver State certainly was. Oregon’s game against Oregon State ended up being perhaps the most chippy of Saturday’s rivalry games, complete with a major brawl as the Ducks put a stamp on their victory over the Beavers late in the game.
After a late touchdown by Oregon State, a fight between the Ducks and Beavers broke out that saw both benches be cleared and punches thrown. Both teams were hit with unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, and Oregon State wide receiver Tre’Shaun Harrison was ejected from the game for jumping a player from behind.
The brawl between the two teams came as a Beaver comeback attempt in the second half ultimately was to no avail. After being down 24-3 early in the third, Oregon State was able to make a game out of it with a flurry of scores, but the Ducks were nonetheless able to pad their lead and win the game 38-29.
Oregon’s victory allowed them to win the Pac-12 North Division, and they will now play in the Pac-12 Championship Game against the Utah Utes.