Oregon defensive lineman Alex Balducci (56) celebrates a play during the second half of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game against TCU , Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, in San Antonio. TCU won in triple overtime 47-41.
Oregon defensive lineman Alex Balducci (56) celebrates a play during the second half of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game against TCU , Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, in San Antonio. TCU won in triple overtime 47-41. Austin Gay AP
Oregon defensive lineman Alex Balducci (56) celebrates a play during the second half of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game against TCU , Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, in San Antonio. TCU won in triple overtime 47-41. Austin Gay AP
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