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Royce Freeman sets Oregon single-season record for rushing yards

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JANUARY 02: Royce Freeman #21 of the Oregon Ducks runs the ball against the TCU Horned Frogs during the Valero Alamo Bowl at Alamodome on January 2, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JANUARY 02: Royce Freeman #21 of the Oregon Ducks runs the ball against the TCU Horned Frogs during the Valero Alamo Bowl at Alamodome on January 2, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Oregon sophomore running back Royce Freeman has set a single-season record for rushing yards in Duck history.

Royce Freeman has set the @WinTheDay single-season rushing record with 1,812 yards #GoDucks

— Andy McNamara (@McNamaraUO) January 3, 2016

Freeman, who finished the regular season with 1,706 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns, broke the record previously held by LaMichael James of 1,805 yards.

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James congratulated Freeman on the record on Twitter.

Congrats to @rolls_royce21 on the record amazing season now let's finish!

-- LaMike james (@LaMichaelJames) January 3, 2016

Freeman broke the record in the fourth quarter of Saturday's Alamo Bowl.