Ducks, Inc.

Former Oregon football player Colt Lyerla Wins $10,000 at NFL combine

By on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 am.

Former University of Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla won a $10,000 prize from Adidas for his performance at the NFL Combine Monday afternoon. Along with Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Lyerla raked in the extra money as a reward for notching the best time in the 40-yard dash while wearing the Adidas adizero 5-star […]


UO Wushu Club members devote themselves to hard work and team participation

By on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7:09 pm.

Dedicated, strong and persistent are just a few words that describe the University of Oregon’s Wushu Club. The word “Wushu,” derived from the Chinese language, translates to martial arts. Marital arts can be divided into two categories: taolu (performance) and sanda (Chinese boxing and sparring). Members of the UO Wushu Club focus their time primarily […]


Oregon football guilty of ‘major’ violations, according to newly released documents

By on Tuesday, Apr. 16 at 2:22 pm.

Portland’s KATU.com received documents Monday from the University of Oregon that give Duck fans the first real glimpse into the NCAA violations the football program faces. The documents, which were obtained through a records’ request the station made back in September, detail the violations agreed upon by both the NCAA and the Oregon athletic department. […]


Former Oregon running back LaMichael James endorses United Oregon

By on Friday, Apr. 12 at 3:34 pm.

Former University of Oregon football player and current San Francisco 49er LaMichael James recently took to Twitter to endorse Sam Dotters-Katz and the United Oregon slate. James was a freshman enrolled at the UO during Dotters-Katz’s first term as ASUO president. “We are so proud to have received the endorsement of the state house majority leader, the […]


Officially delegated — the represenatives sent to bowl games serve as ambassadors for the UO

By on Monday, Feb. 11 at 12:26 pm.

As the Ducks continue their streak of BCS Bowl appearances over the past few seasons, the University has perpetuated its own tradition of delegating an official party of faculty, administrators and students to represent the University in special service projects and recruitment events centered around the bowl game.


$5 million funding for Autzen Stadium improvements by Phil Knight approved by OUS

By on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6:53 pm.

The Oregon Board of Higher Education has approved plans for Phil Knight — Nike chairman/co-founder and Oregon benefactor — to give yet even more money to the University of Oregon, but this time it is in the form of $5 million to improve accessibility at Autzen Stadium. With the Board’s approval on Friday, Jan. 18, […]


College football coaches’ salaries are on the rise

By on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 11:21 pm.

The salaries of college football coaches have always been high — but over the past few years they’ve skyrocketed. According to USA Today’s list, the average annual salary of Football Bowl Subdivision coaches this year is $1.64 million. That’s a 12 percent increase from the previous year and a 70 percent increase from 2006. SEC […]


Ad campaign for UPS, other sponsors help build up Oregon football’s national image

By on Wednesday, Jul. 10 at 4:05 pm.

Advertising campaigns make the world go round. They tell us what to buy, and when to buy it. They bring brands in and out of demand, and it’s no different for the world of collegiate sports. Over the past two decades, the business of corporate sponsorships in college athletics has grown into a serious revenue […]


Ducks, Inc.: Oregon has ready replacement if Chip Kelly leaves, USA Today reports

By on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 5:21 pm.

I hate to fuel the “Will Chip leave?” fire, but USA Today’s George Schroeder — former sports columnist for the Eugene Register Guard  — reported today that Oregon would likely promote offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich in the event that head coach Chip Kelly accepts a position in the National Football League. This comes from a […]