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Running back LaMichael James, who ran for 204 yards and three touchdowns for the Ducks on Saturday, was asked whether the team was bothered by the allegations concerning the payment. It would be an NCAA violation if Lyles steered a recruit to Oregon.

James responded “100 percent not.”

“We have to go out there and get it done every week, no matter what anybody has to say,” he said.

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