Oregon goes 1-for-5 on two-point conversions in loss to Nebraska


The final score in Lincoln on Saturday was Nebraska 35, Oregon 32.

That doesn't tell the entire story, as the Ducks' penchant for trying for two points came back to bite them.

Oregon converted on its first two-point attempt to take an 8-0 lead.

However, on its subsequent touchdowns, Oregon failed each time, missing four times.

It doesn't take a Monday morning quarterback — or math professor — to realize five kicked PATs would have translated into 35 points for the Ducks.

Mark Helfrich has consistently gone for two after touchdowns, but on this day it came back to haunt him.

And it was noticed by former Oregon coach Rich Brooks, who tweeted during the game:

After the victory, which gave Nebraska coach Mike Riley his first win over Oregon in eight tries, the Husker coaches celebrated.

On this day, the Ducks not only were hunted, but shot themselves, too.

Others in Husker Nation chimed in, too: