The 1972 Oregon Webfoots football team represented the University of Oregon during the 1972 college football season. Home games were played in Eugene at Autzen Stadium.
Led by first-year head coach Dick Enright, the Ducks were 4–7 overall and 2–5 in the Pacific-8 Conference. Tied for sixth place in the Pac-8, Oregon was outscored by their opponents, 285 to 194. Oregon met five ranked teams and won once. In the Civil War at Parker Stadium in Corvallis, the Ducks broke an eight-game losing streak against Oregon State, beating OSU head coach Dee Andros for the first time in the series.
Oregon was led on the field by senior quarterback Dan Fouts, who was selected in the third round of the 1973 NFL Draft, 64th overall. He played fifteen seasons in the NFL for the San Diego Chargers and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
- UCLA game was played on Friday night
| 1972 Oregon Ducks football team roster
|| Special teams
- Head coach
- Coordinators/assistant coaches
- (C) Team captain
- (S) Suspended
- (I) Ineligible
| • Oregon
|| 10 || 17 || 3 || 0
| Oregon St
|| 0 || 3 || 0 || 0
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|ORE||Reynolds 60 yard run (Woodward kick)||ORE 7–0|
|ORE||Woodward 41 yard field goal||ORE 10–0|
|ORE||Woodward 23 yard field goal||ORE 13–0|
|ORE||Lindsay 65 yard pass from Fouts (kick failed)||ORE 19–0|
|ORST||McGraw 28 yard field goal||ORE 19–3|
|ORE||Guy recovered blocked punt in end zone (Specht pass from Fouts)||ORE 27–3|
|ORE||Woodward 31 yard field goal||ORE 30–3|
Oregon's first win versus its rival since 1963 (eight straight losses).
- McCann, Michael C. (1995). Oregon Ducks Football: 100 Years of Glory. Eugene, Oregon: McCann Communications Corp. ISBN 0-9648244-7-7.