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Thomas, Oregon Smash 95-Year Rose Hex

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As confetti settled gently on his shoulders and head, Oregon offensive guard Carson York raised his crutches in the evening air and smiled the smile of someone no longer concerned about his just-torn patellar tendon.

"Between the painkillers and the win, I'm good," York said.

The win. Oregon 45, Wisconsin 38 in a Rose Bowl presented by VIZIO that set records for points scored, goose bumps and helmets that could have doubled as silver solar panels. None of the Ducks were feeling any pain after this one.

"Baby, we did it!" said Oregon center Hroniss Grasu, as he hugged York, who injured his right leg late in the third quarter.

"I love you," left tackle Darrion Weems said.

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