ASU takes advantage of Oregon miscue

EUGENE, Ore. -- There was a lot of talk about turnovers before the Oregon-Arizona State game. For good reason.

ASU lost to the Ducks in Tempe last year because of seven turnovers.

And ASU presently leads the Pac-12 in takeaways and turnover margin.

And now the Sun Devils have a 19th takeaway after Kenjon Barner fumbled his first carry. Yes, LaMichael James' replacement made the game's first big mistake.

A 20-yard TD pass from ASU QB Brock Osweiler to Gerell Robinson then made it 7-0.

It was a great toss.

A fast start guarantees nothing against Oregon. We've seen the Ducks stomp folks after starting slow.

But a fast start is better than a slow start for the Sun Devils. And you have to wonder if Barner might start thinking too much.