Oregon star Kayvon Thibodeaux exited Saturday's game after suffering an apparent leg/ankle injury in the first quarter.
Head coach Mario Cristobal disclosed after the win over Fresno State that the defensive end sprained his ankle/foot and the X-rays were negative, per ESPN's Adam Rittenberg.
He walked off the field using his own power and went to the injury tent, per The Oregonian/OregonLive. Although he returned to the game, the edge rusher left the field minutes before halftime, and was seen in street clothes and a walking boot on the sidelines during the third quarter.
Thibodeaux tallied two tackles, including a sack, during the first half.
No. 11 Oregon pulled out a 31-24 win over Fresno State after scoring 10 points during a comeback in the fourth quarter. The Ducks went scoreless in the third while the Bulldogs tallied eight points to secure a tie. Fresno State's Abraham Montano hit a field goal within the first few minutes of the fourth and held the lead up until Oregon's Anthony Brown landed a 30-yard quarterback keeper with 2:57 left.
The game was played with smoke filling the air from wildfires in the region.
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