Photos: Oregon football — Ducks hold post-practice interviews at Alamo Heights High School

Posted by Michael Arellano and Ryan Kang on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 11:39 am.
Oregon sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) takes a "selfie" with 10-year-old Korbin Boyers from a local YMCA football team. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) takes a “selfie” with 10-year-old Korbin Boyers from a local YMCA football team. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior running back De'Anthony Thomas (6) poses for a photo with an "Oregon Ducks" YMCA pop warner player after post-practice interviews. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon junior running back De’Anthony Thomas (6) poses for a photo with an “Oregon Ducks” YMCA pop warner player after post-practice interviews. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

5th-grade members of the "Oregon Ducks" YMCA pop warner football team eagerly await a glimpse of their favorite Duck players as Oregon's practice wraps up. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

5th-grade members of the “Oregon Ducks” YMCA pop warner football team eagerly await a glimpse of their favorite Duck players as Oregon’s practice wraps up. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon junior running back De'Anthony Thomas (6) autographs a player's helmet in the local YMCA football team called the Oregon Ducks following Oregon's practice. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior running back De’Anthony Thomas (6) autographs a player’s helmet in the local YMCA football team called the Oregon Ducks following Oregon’s practice. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone (64) is interviewed during post-practice interviews. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone (64) is interviewed during post-practice interviews. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon junior running back Ayele Forde (30) signs 11-year-old Richard Winter's football jersey following Oregon's practice at Alamo Heights High School. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior running back Ayele Forde (30) signs 11-year-old Richard Winter’s football jersey following Oregon’s practice at Alamo Heights High School. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon assistant coach Don Pellum speaks with the media following the Duck's football practice at Alamo Heights High School. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon assistant coach Don Pellum speaks with the media following the Duck’s football practice at Alamo Heights High School. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore wide receiver Bralon Addison (11) speaks during post-game interviews. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore wide receiver Bralon Addison (11) speaks during post-game interviews. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore defensive lineman Arik Armstead (9) speaks with an ESPN writer following the Duck's practice.  The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore defensive lineman Arik Armstead (9) speaks with an ESPN writer following the Duck’s practice. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior defensive tackle Ricky Havili-Heimuli (90) chuckles as he is interviewed. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon senior defensive tackle Ricky Havili-Heimuli (90) chuckles as he is interviewed. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) signs autographs for a local YMCA football team named the Oregon Ducks.  The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) signs autographs for a local YMCA football team named the Oregon Ducks. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior defensive tackle Ricky Havili-Heimuli (90) makes a face at a reporter from KEZI during an interview following Oregon's practice. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior defensive tackle Ricky Havili-Heimuli (90) makes a face at a reporter from KEZI during an interview following Oregon’s practice. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti enjoys his post-practice lunch as he makes his way back to the team shuttles. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti enjoys his post-practice lunch as he makes his way back to the team shuttles. The Oregon Ducks practice for the Alamo Bowl at Alamo Heights High School on Dec. 28, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)



  • Patrick Ross

    we’ve got to remember that the reason why we play football is because it’s fun. The Ducks are out of the national championship chase but just relax guys, go out there and light it up..Remember the best football you play is when you’re all relaxed and having fun.This time right now is going to be some of your best memories of your life enjoy everybody.