Football

Take a knee: Johnathan Loyd adresses the media for the first time since becoming member of Oregon football

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 7:57 pm.

Johnathan Loyd addressed the media Wednesday afternoon for the first time since it was announced that he was participating in Oregon spring football as a wide receiver. Loyd, the winningest player in Oregon men’s basketball history, is permitted by the NCAA for a fifth year of eligibility in a different sport. He discussed the reasons behind […]


Walk-ons will benefit most from unlimited meals, Oregon football coaches and players say

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 3:36 pm.

The NCAA Legislative Council approved a rule on Tuesday that would allow student-athletes to receive unlimited meals and snacks. The rule can be finalized next Thursday when the Division I Board of Directors meets. After Oregon’s spring football practice Wednesday, coaches and players were asked about the new rule, and a common theme emerged. “That’s […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Baseball’s Mitchell Tolman earns Pac-12 player of the week

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 3:57 pm.

-Third baseman Mitchell Tolman was named Pac-12 player of the week today. This was the Lake Forest, Calif. sophomore’s first time receiving the award. Tolman hit .600 as the Oregon baseball team won five times last week. Tolman was 9-for-15 on the week with six RBIs and five runs. He had a hit in all five games this week in the Ducks’ […]


Take a Knee: Andre Yruretagoyena on his progression and Oregon’s offensive line

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 1:28 pm.

Oregon offensive lineman Andre Yruretagoyena is going into his redshirt junior season. In a interview with the Emerald after Monday’s spring football practice, he said that he made large strides in the offseason. Yruretagoyena discussed his offseason progression, Oregon left tackle Tyler Johnstone and how the offensive line looks going into the 2014 season. You’ve been […]


Take a knee: Keanon Lowe talks about spring ball, Addison’s injury and Loyd joining the team

By on Friday, Apr. 11 at 2:58 pm.

With news about wide receiver Bralon Addison’s injury, wide receiver Keanon Lowe took questions from many media members today after practice. The Oregon native who will be playing his last season with Ducks this fall talked about his hopes for spring practice and Addison’s injury. Lowe and Addison both shared time as kickoff returners last […]


Players and coaches speak about the importance of Bralon Addison in wake of reported injury

By on Friday, Apr. 11 at 2:20 pm.

After Oregon concluded its sixth practice of the spring, the talk was all about Bralon Addison’s ACL injury, which was first reported by Aaron Fentress of CSN Northwest. Addison, who was in line to become the Ducks’ No. 1 receiver in the fall after Josh Huff graduated, was at practice today, according to head coach […]


Bralon Addison suffers ACL tear, sources tell Comcast SportsNet Nortwest

By on Thursday, Apr. 10 at 5:13 pm.

Earlier this afternoon, reports surfaced that Oregon wide receiver Bralon Addison left Wednesday’s football practice on a cart after making a non-contact injury on his knee. Aaron Fentress of Comcast SportsNet Northwest reported later this afternoon that Addison tore his ACL, likely causing him to miss the entire 2014 season. Addison was second among Oregon’s […]


Bralon Addison reportedly suffered non-contact injury in spring football practice Wednesday

By on Thursday, Apr. 10 at 3:04 pm.

Oregon wide receiver Bralon Addison suffered a non-contact injury to his left knee during practice on Wednesday, according to KEZI’s Erik Elken. The Oregonian’s Andrew Greif later confirmed  via Twitter that Addison left practice on a cart.  According to Elken, Addison was making a cut before aggravating his knee. His diagnosis and status for the rest […]


Take a Knee: Redshirt freshman quarterback Taylor Alie talks about growing up in Eugene and Johnathan Loyd

By on Wednesday, Apr. 9 at 4:11 pm.

Taylor Alie is a Eugene native and has been around the Oregon football team since he was 4 years old. After starring at Sheldon High School, the opportunity arose for him to play for the team he’s loved since he was a child. With a redshirt year under his belt, Alie feels more comfortable and […]


Raw video: Don Pellum on linebackers and facing Oregon’s offense in practice

By on Wednesday, Apr. 9 at 1:33 pm.

After Wednesday’s spring practice, Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum spoke to the media about the linebackers and the defense facing Oregon’s dynamic offense in practice. Pellum specifically discussed inside linebackers Rodney Hardrick and Derrick Malone and the wide receivers, who he said are tough covers and solid blockers. Follow Victor Flores on Twitter @vflores415


Take a Knee: Devon Allen participates in football practice after strong showing at Pepsi Dual Meet

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 5:08 pm.

Two days after Devon Allen participated in three events at the Pepsi Dual meet at Hayward Field, the redshirt freshman appeared in pads for the second week of Oregon’s spring football practice. The dual-sport athlete scored six points on Saturday and also won the 110 meter hurdles in a personal record time of 13.96 seconds. […]


Raw video: Mark Helfrich on center backups and running back competition

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 2:10 pm.

After Monday’s spring football practice, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich spoke to the media and discussed two offensive positions: center and running back. Hroniss Grasu has earned first-team all-Pac-12 honors the last two seasons, so barring anything unforeseen, he will be the starting center next season. But the Ducks still needs backups and Helfrich discussed […]


Oregon men’s basketball guard Johnathan Loyd joins football team as wide receiver

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 2:20 pm.

Oregon men’s basketball senior guard will be joining the football team this coming season as a wide receiver, according to GoDucks.com editor Rob Moseley. Loyd will dawn No. 10 this upcoming season, the same number he wore for the basketball team. Quarterback Damion Hobbs is No. 10 on the current roster but he will switch […]


Raw video: Scott Frost on leadership, Oregon’s offensive tempo and proposed 10-second rule

By on Friday, Apr. 4 at 1:35 pm.

Oregon offensive coordinator talked to the media after Friday’s practice. He discussed the new leadership roles for players like wide receiver Bralon Addison and how they’ve handled it so far. He also discussed the offense’s tempo, specifically why he was so against the proposed rule to prohibit offenses from snapping the ball before 10 seconds […]


Oregon football: Scott Frost finds new comfort level in second year

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 10:48 am.

After the conclusion of Oregon’s third spring practice, offensive coordinator Scott Frost had mainly positive things to say about his squad as they get back into the swing of things. Frost noted the leadership of Bralon Addison, as well as the strength of Marcus Mariota and the improvement of Thomas Tyner. Frost also spoke about the […]


Take a Knee: Defensive back Troy Hill uses suspension from last season as motivation

By on Friday, Apr. 4 at 1:45 pm.

Redshirt Senior Troy Hill was suspended indefinitely — missing Oregon’s final games against Oregon State and Texas in the Alamo Bowl – after being arrested by the Eugene Police for menacing and fourth-degree assault, including strangulation allegations on Dec. 13. On Jan. 31, he would plead guilty to menacing with a court sentencing that included 36 […]