BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Oregon star running back Kenjon Barner was taken to the locker room briefly after apparently injuring his right hand against California on Saturday night.
Barner left the game for the second-ranked Ducks late in the first quarter holding his hand and grimacing on the sideline before being taken to the locker room. He came back to the field before the next series and got on the field for one play without getting the ball.
Barner ran for a school-record 321 yards and scored five touchdowns in last week's win over Southern California. His 19 rushing TDs on the season are two shy of tying LaMichael James' single-season school mark.
Byron Marshall replaced Barner and scored on a 3-yard run on his first play after the injury.
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It’s not all just for fun, though. Following his start Tuesday night, Max Scherzer shared the benefits of being able to spend a few days sharing a locker room with players from across the league.
Being in the clubhouse, talking to veterans, talking to guys who have been here, getting to know everybody, getting the personalities, you can actually learn a lot from the other players in the league. They’re watching you, they’re watching your team and you get these conversations and it’s great. You’re talking about everybody and you find little things in the game that make them successful and what made you successful and see if you can get better.
Scherzer also didn’t hold back when talking about how great a job the city and his team did hosting the rest of the league. This is his sixth season as an All-Star, so he's speaking from quite a bit of experience.
It was awesome, what an atmosphere. I thought we were a great host team, all the other players in here loved the facilities and the treatment they received - D.C. did it right.
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