10/27/2012 09:25 pm ET

De'Anthony Thomas Punt Return Touchdown: Oregon Scores 70 Against Colorado (VIDEO)

Points weren't very hard to come by for Oregon against Colorado at home. The No. 2 Ducks were leading 56-0 at halftime and ended up scoring the most points ever against a conference opponent (70).

De'Anthony Thomas was a big reason why.

Not only did he rush for 97 yards and a touchdown on just five carries. For those not doing the math, that's an average of 19.4 yards per rush. He added another touchdown via a 73-yard punt return that looked at first as if it would result in a loss of yards.

With Oregon already leading 35-0 midway through the second quarter, a Colorado punt bounced and rolled inside the Ducks' 30-yard line. Even with several Colorado defenders in the area, Thomas still decided to pick up the ball and started running backwards to avoid getting tackled. The speedy running back ran all the way back to the 15 and veered toward the sideline before he finally started moving in the right direction.

Once Thomas avoided another defender near the 20, he made one sidestep move, burst through a hole and sprinted down the left sideline for the touchdown.

With four more games left on the schedule, Thomas has six rushing touchdowns (one shy of his total in 2011) and one punt return touchdown (one shy of his total in 2011)

Oregon went on to win 70-14 for its 21st straight came scoring more than 30 points, one shy of the FBS record.



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