Taj Griffin's got speed to burn. Scott Olmos USA Today

Leading 28-23 late in the third quarter against No. 7 Stanford on Saturday night, Oregon QB Vernon Adams Jr. spotted a gap in the Cardinal defense.

True freshman running back Taj Griffin ran a wheel route and caught the Cardinal sleeping down the left sidelines. Adams hit Griffin in stride and the young running back did the rest.

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Griffin blew past Stanford defenders left and right en route to a 49-yard touchdown. The TD gave the Ducks a 35-23 lead.