Thomas, looking like a much more polished, complete running back than in the past, rushed for 124 yards on just 11 carries -- 11.3 yards per pop -- and scored three TDs in the Ducks' blowout win. He also caught one pass for 28 yards, but his catching just one ball shows that he's really a RB and not as much a "slash."
■ Jackson Long looks at the other side of the argument calling the Virginia trip a huge success.
■ Rob Moseley says the preparation for the heat in Virginia paid off.
■ Oregon maintains their #2 ranking in both the AP and coaches poll.
■ GoDucks.com has a post game notebook with stats and facts.
■ Jason Quick and Dale Newton give the defense the credit they deserve amid the gaudy offensive stats.
■ Nathan Roholt and Andrew Greif both look at De'Anthony's role this year.
■ Mark Helfrich held his weekly teleconference yesterday and here are some of his comments.
■ Dale Newton talks about Thomas Tyner's dazzling debut.
Thomas Tyner touched the ball four times in his first action as a Duck, in mop-up time of a decided game, but what he showed fans in that brief stint has everyone projecting and speculating on his value, output and potential as a first-year player.