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Arizona takes out Oregon, 44-15

Oct 27, 2018; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats running back J.J. Taylor (21) leaps into the end zone for a touchdown as Oregon Ducks cornerback Thomas Graham Jr. (4) defends during the second half at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

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Arizona utilized a strong effort from their quarterback Khalil Tate, trouncing the Oregon Ducks, 44-15. Tate outdueled Oregon QB Justin Herbert in the outing, pushing their record to 3-3 in the conference while dropping Oregon's conference record to 2-3.

[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 Overall

Arizona Offense

J.J. Taylor, RB – 73.4 overall grade

Stanley Berryhill III, WR – 67.2 overall grade

Shawn Poindexter, WR – 67.2 overall grade

Cody Creason, OG – 66.5 overall grade

Shun Brown, WR – 66.2 overall grade

Arizona Defense


Scottie Young Jr., S – 82.9 overall grade

Azizi Hearn, CB – 77.6 overall grade

Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles, S – 77.2 overall grade

PJ Johnson, DI – 75.1 overall grade

Colin Schooler, LB – 73.4 overall grade

Oregon Offense


Calvin Throckmorton, OT – 74.7 overall grade

Dillon Mitchell, WR – 70.2 overall grade

Brady Aiello, OT – 69.6 overall grade

Jaylon Reed, WR – 62.1 overall grade

Jacob Capra, OG – 61.9 overall grade

Oregon Defense


Troy Dye, LB – 76.5 overall grade

Gary Baker, Edge – 73.5 overall grade

Jevon Holland, CB – 72.1 overall grade

Thomas Graham Jr., CB – 72.0 overall grade

Jordon Scott, DI – 68.3 overall grade

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