Football

Take a Knee: Reggie Daniels says defense has a chip on their shoulder and is playing better because of it

By on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 12:40 pm.

Oregon’s defense may’ve played its most complete game of the year Saturday in its win over Washington. Limiting the team to just 317 yards of total offense and forcing two turnovers, it appeared that from the secondary to the front seven, the Duck were improving in all the areas that had headlined their performances throughout […]


Marcus Mariota named as one of Senior Bowl’s Players of the Week

By on Monday, Oct. 20 at 6:01 pm.

After leading Oregon to a convincing 45-20 victory over Washington on Saturday, Marcus Mariota was named as a Senior Bowl Player of the Week. The Heisman candidate threw for 332 yards on 24-for-33 passing and two touchdowns and lead the Ducks on a 28-3 run to close out the first half against the Huskies. For Mariota though, […]


Oregon football practice recap: Friday game makes for both a short and long week

By on Monday, Oct. 20 at 12:32 pm.

It’s an unusual set of circumstances that Oregon is under this week. With a date set for this Friday against Cal at the brand new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, the Ducks are making their way through the beginning stages of what Scott Frost calls both a short and long week. “We have to […]


Pac-12 roundup: Arizona State makes a strong push for South Division crown

By on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 12:32 pm.

Entering the season, it was widely considered that Oregon, Stanford and UCLA were the favorites to compete for the Pac-12 crown but halfway through the conference season, a couple of other teams are clearly crashing the party. Arizona State got pushed through Saturday with a sound defensive effort against Stanford while Utah needed two overtimes to […]


Oregon moves up to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 after 45-20 win against Washington

By on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 12:28 pm.

Back at Autzen Stadium for the first time since their loss to Arizona the Ducks flew past Washington 45-20. The victory bumped Oregon’s ranking up to No. 6 and the team now sits alone atop the Pac-12 North standings. Perhaps the biggest upset of the week was at Milan Puskar Stadium, where West Virginia beat No. […]


Behind Royce Freeman’s four touchdowns, Oregon cruises to 45-20 win over Washington

By on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10:57 pm.

It appears that the improved work from the offensive line last week in Pasadena, California will not serve as an anomaly. A week following the Ducks’ resurgent rushing attack that amounted for 259 total yards of offense, Oregon controlled every phase of the game when it was on offense and, in dominant fashion, took care of […]


Rapid reaction: Oregon steamrolls Washington en route to 45-20 win

By on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 11:00 pm.

Oregon has made a habit of starting off slow so far this season. That didn’t last long. After going three and out on its first drive, Oregon scored on its next three possessions  —  including a 12 play, 99-yard drive —and carried that momentum until the game’s conclusion, handily defeating Washington 45-20 in front of […]


Pregame notes: No. 9 Oregon takes ten game series win streak into game against Washington

By on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 4:23 pm.

The sky is blue, its homecoming weekend and the Washington Huskies are in town to face the Ducks. Recently, Oregon has dominated the rivalry winning the past ten matchups by an average of 25.4 points. Here are some pregame notes for tonight’s game: Broadcast information Television: FOX Sports 1 Radio: Oregon IMG; Sports USA; Satellite […]


“Kenny Wheaton’s gonna score”: 20 years later and Wheaton still has Ducks fans’ adoration

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 6:54 pm.

It’s been quite the week for Kenny Wheaton. With stops throughout the state of Oregon to sign autographs and take pictures with Ducks fans on the 20th anniversary of the seminal play now referred to as “The Pick,” Wheaton concluded his tour in Eugene on Friday at the campus Duck Store as his former team gears up […]


#LastTimeUWBeatUO everybody owned a Motorola Razr: history in a hashtag

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 4:16 pm.

The Oregon-Washington matchup this week has triggered a lot of publicity for a number of reasons. It will be the 107th act in this historic Northwest rivalry and the 20th anniversary of The Pick, Kenny Wheaton’s interception that plays right before the action starts at Autzen Stadium during every home game. But there’s more. It’s been […]


Join us in covering the #UOvUW this weekend

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 12:52 pm.

The Emerald wants you to join us. Emerald reporters and photographers are tagging their posts #UOvUW to share their thoughts on the game, play-by-plays and any fun Washington GameDay traditions. This is a big rivalry: The last time University of Washington beat Oregon Marcus Mariota was 11-years-old.  We want know what your GameDay traditions are, especially […]


Gameday Roundtable: Opinions and predictions leading up to Oregon-Washington matchup

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 11:15 am.

**Editor’s Note: With both Oregon and Washington coming off convincing wins last week, the Huskies come to Autzen Stadium on Saturday with plenty riding on the line, not to mention trying to end the Ducks’ 10-game win streak in this classic rivalry. With that said, Sports Editor Justin Wise and Associate Sports Editor Joseph Hoyt answered a […]


Gameday: Q&A: Jared Siegel sheds insight onto Oregon kickers

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:18 pm.

During all four years with the Oregon football team, place kicker Jared Siegel, who played from 2001-2004, was the special teams scoring leader. As the second all-time scoring leader in program history and holder of multiple single-season records, Siegel is among the list of the best Oregon special teams players in program history. Q: It’s […]


Gameday: High school teammates have a bond stronger than a college rivalry

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:44 pm.

Standing under the lights at Benicia High School in Benicia, California back in 2011, then junior Chris Seisay made a pledge to himself and to his teammates from American Canyon High School that he would be better his team. Without Seisay knowing it, sophomore Jomon Dotson was feeling the same way. Together, these two would […]