Holiday Bowl highlights: Oregon rallies previous UNC in thrilling end

The 2022 faculty soccer bowl season continued on Wednesday night time on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app, as No. 15 Oregon took on North Carolina within the Holiday Bowl.

Each groups have been seeking to finish their respective seasons on a excessive observe after every pale late within the season.

Ultimately, it was Bo Nix and Oregon that got here out on high, driving a late rally to a 28-27 victory.

Holiday Bowl: No. 15 Oregon 28, North Carolina 27

Pregame scene

Every staff was featured in its personal, enjoyable pregame hype video.


Six performs, 54 yards and Oregon was up 7-0 simply 4 minutes into the sport.

Oregon’s Bucky Irving pushes via for a landing

UNC with a powerful response

Maye introduced the Heels again, nonetheless, main a powerful drive that ended together with his thirty sixth landing cross of the season.

Drake Maye throws a dime to Andre Greene Jr. to tie it up

Drake Maye throws a dime to Andre Greene Jr. to tie it up

Bucky does NOT cease right here

Bucky Irving scored his second landing of the sport early within the second quarter, dashing 66 yards to pay filth because the Geese took a 14-7 lead. The sophomore had 107 yards on simply 5 carries up to now.

Bucky Irving jets 66 yards for a landing

Bucky Irving jets 66 yards for a touchdown

Backwards and forwards we go

The Geese had problem containing Maye …

… and the outcome was 14-14 tie as halftime drew close to.

Kicking into gear

Oregon was driving when UNC caught a break with a weird interception that bounced off Tar Heel cleats like a soccer ball.

Moments later, UNC took a 21-14 lead on one more Maye landing cross, this one a 49-yard dart to Kobe Paysou.

Sticky fingers

After a back-and-forth first half, the third quarter was scoreless, although John Copenhaver did present viewers a spotlight reel catch.

Geese fly nearer

Oregon pulled inside three within the fourth quarter, when Bo Nix hit Troy Franklin from 6 yards out.

Fortunate Geese, fortunate bounce

Nix led Oregon to a late landing to tie the rating at 27-27 with 19 seconds left. All of the Geese wanted was to make the additional level to drag out the victory. Simple proper? 

Possibly not straightforward, however the financial institution shot went via — barely — and the Geese pulled out the victory.

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