Football

Mark Helfrich addresses South Dakota game and looks forward to Michigan State

By on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 6:36 pm.

The day following his team’s 62-13 win over South Dakota, Mark Helfrich addressed the media leading up to the marquee matchup between Oregon and Michigan State. Helfrich announced that the team’s players of the game were Erick Dargan (defense), Marcus Mariota (offense) and Charles Nelson (special teams). The second-year head coach spoke about true freshman […]


Royce Freeman validates the hype in first game at Oregon

By on Monday, Sep. 1 at 1:28 pm.

The storm was eminent. Oregon freshman running back Royce Freeman spent the duration of his Saturday waiting. Just waiting for dusk to fall so he could play in his first collegiate football game. The calm before the highly anticipated opener against South Dakota was anything but. Instead, it was riddled with a battle against the […]


Regardless of the coordinator, problems at defense persist leading up to Michigan State

By on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 6:43 pm.

Getting bigger and stronger seemed to be the first message that both Mark Helfrich and first-year defensive coordinator Don Pellum carried over into the offseason following last year’s interior defensive struggles. It was no secret that a blueprint was starting to be formed on how to beat Oregon and keep its offense – that is […]


College Gameday heading to Eugene for Michigan State matchup

By on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 3:22 pm.

College Gameday is making what seems to be its annual trip to Eugene, Oregon next Saturday for the  matchup between Oregon and Michigan State. The announcement was made via the College Gameday twitter feed while the Ducks’ contest versus South Dakota was underway. BREAKING: College GameDay is heading to Eugene next Saturday for Michigan State […]


GameDay: College football kicks off this weekend, here are the games you don’t want to miss

By on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 5:40 pm.

Let’s be real. The game at Autzen this week may not be the most thrilling. Although many Duck fans will be excited to take the long awaited walk over the Willamette and cheer Oregon on, there are already many enticing games slated for the opening week of college football. To make the most of this […]


GameDay: Integral to Oregon’s success, special teams unit provides impact in more ways than one

By on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 8:37 am.

Darren Carrington doesn’t really care what his role is on this year’s Oregon football team. The redshirt freshman, who worked primarily with the scout team last year, isn’t trying to prove anything to the coaches either. It’s a lot simpler than that.  “Honestly, I’m not even just saying this, I’m just trying to be the best […]


Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and South Dakota stack up

By on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 10:19 pm.

It’s finally time. The Oregon Ducks begin their run to the national championship with a home-opener against South Dakota, a team out of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Led by All-Americans Marcus Mariota on offense and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu on defense, the Ducks look poised to dominate in every facet of the game while the Coyotes […]


Autzen Stadium to unveil renovations at South Dakota game

By on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 3:13 pm.

Autzen Stadium will showcase their recent renovations at the season opener against South Dakota this Saturday. Despite holding a 96 game sellout streak and hosting over 400,000 fans, the Oregon football program wanted to do just a bit more for their fans. The biggest addition includes a new digital scoreboard at the east end of Autzen Stadium, […]


Oregon running backs in three-way tie on South Dakota game depth chart

By on Monday, Aug. 25 at 4:05 pm.

(Marcus Mariota recaps this year’s Fall Camp and discusses the battle at the running back position heading into their season opener against South Dakota) The Oregon football team released their depth chart for the upcoming season opener against South Dakota. Despite the game being just under a week away, the Ducks have yet to settle the […]