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Oregon's Marcus Mariota recovers own fumble for improbable TD

Oct 11, 2014

The ball always seems to bounce the right way for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Literally.

Mariota kept the football on a read option in the third quarter before fumbling it to himself and scooping it up for a 23-yard touchdown Saturday at UCLA. What looked like a broken play turned into a highlight touchdown, thanks to the athleticsim and awareness of the junior from Hawai'i.

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The Ducks went on to blow out the Bruins 42-30 behind 285 total yards and 4 total TDs from the Heisman candidate.