Week 1 Wyoming 52 Oregon 26 Freshman CB Tariq Larking set the tone on the first play from scrimmage when he stepped in front of Oregon QB Darron Thomas's pass and took it 21 yards in for the easy TD. Oregon drove down for a 53 yard FG and on the ensuing kickoff KR Tedder Easton returned it 102 yards for the TD and a 14-3 lead. The Wyoming defense forced 3 Oregon turnovers that the Wyoming offense turned into points and that really was the difference in the score. The Cowboy defense also gave up 231 rushing yards to Oregon RB Kenjon Barner who had TD runs of 74 and 80 yards. Wyoming QB Austyn Carta-Samuels threw for 435 yards and 3 TD's but also threw 2 interceptions on the day.