Gameday Q&A: Johnathan Lloyd discusses his touchdown first reception at the collegiate level

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 5:50 pm.

As the all-time wins leader in Oregon men’s basketball history, Johnathan Loyd caught his first career touchdown on the football field against Wyoming last Saturday. Emerald sports reporter Andrew Bantly caught up with Loyd after Monday’s practice and discussed his first touchdown reception at the collegiate level and his thoughts as he rolls along through […]

GameDay: Q&A with Oregon offensive tackle recruit Brady Aiello

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 10:10 pm.

Brady Aiello can’t put a finger on it. To this day, he doesn’t recall why he decided to hang up his pads and quit football right before the start of his junior-varsity season. But for Aiello, a 6-foot-7 offensive tackle from Acalanes High School in Lafayette, California, making the return to football has become one […]

Gameday: Oregon vs. Washington State matchups to watch

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 6:05 pm.

When Oregon and Washington State meet in Pullman, Washington on Saturday evening, everybody watching the game will be treated to the entertainment between two of the more explosive offenses in the conference. Here are the top-three matchups to watch: 1) Oregon defensive backs vs. Washington State receivers: The Cougars have so much talent and so […]

Gameday: Don Pellum brings swagger to promising Oregon defense

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 6:08 pm.

Don Pellum entered this season with a lot riding on his shoulders. With the departure of long-time defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti, the former linebackers coach, Pellum, understood the high-pressure situation he was getting into. But as the No. 2 ranked Oregon football team heads into the Pac-12 play, the team is looking like a shoo-in […]

GameDay: Once nationally recognized, now lacking experience, Oregon’s offensive line pushes through

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 5:49 pm.

It hasn’t gone understated that the second-ranked team in the nation has consistently, almost from week-to-week, experienced turnover amongst starting offensive lineman. What started in the first weeks of Fall Camp after Tyler Johnstone, who had started 26 consecutive games leading up to the season, re-tore his right ACL, became contagious when backup tackle Andre Yruretagoyena assumed […]

Gameday: Oregon vs Washington State Roundtable

By on Wednesday, Sep. 17 at 5:52 pm.

Oregon now heads to Pullman, Washington for its first in-conference matchup against Washington State and Mike Leach’s air-raid offense. With an undefeated record through the non-conference play, but plenty to brush up on as the season continues, the Ducks will face their first opponent that spreads the field like they do. Sports editor Justin Wise and staff […]

Gameday: Eugene natives don Oregon colors and inspire a community

By on Thursday, Sep. 11 at 12:30 pm.

As Taylor Alie took a knee to seal Sheldon High School’s 13-6 victory in the 2012 state championship game, one chapter of his life was ending while the next was just about to begin. Fast forward 21 months and Alie is currently in the middle of that next chapter, playing at Autzen Stadium on Saturday, while donning the green […]

Q&A: Anna Waite discusses the pickup marching band

By on Wednesday, Sep. 10 at 4:47 pm.

What you may’ve noticed in Oregon’s first two home games, was that what looked to be the Oregon Marching Band wasn’t garnering its normal attire. That’s because for the first two weeks of the season, before band camp is officially underway, the Oregon Pickup Marching Band is used. Consisting of current members, alumni and high school students […]

Gameday: Oregon has high hopes for walk-on place kicker Aidan Schneider

By on Wednesday, Sep. 10 at 4:27 pm.

Aidan Schneider wasn’t the biggest football fan growing up and didn’t start his football career until he was a junior at Grant High School in Portland, Oregon. Schneider, who had been a soccer standout out his entire life, first joined his high school team as an upperclassman and eventually molded into its top place kicker. Now, […]

Pac-12 Roundtable: Two weeks in and plenty to talk about in the conference

By on Wednesday, Sep. 10 at 4:50 pm.

With just two weeks into the college football season, a variety of predictions have either been correct or completely wrong, and a list full of surprising teams and players have emerged. It’s nothing out of the ordinary, but following some of the bigger headlines in the Pac-12, staff reporter Ryan Kostecka, Associate Sports Editor Hayden […]

Why Wyoming will beat Oregon

By on Wednesday, Sep. 10 at 4:07 pm.

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Matthew Fabian, a football reporter at the the Branding Iron.** Quack, quack mofos. I hope the Ducks are ready for the Wyoming Cowboys to roll into Eugene on Saturday. Could […]

Photos: Oregon Ducks vs. Michigan State Spartans GameDay Festivities

By on Wednesday, Sep. 10 at 11:59 am.

In what has become an annual trip, College GameDay set up at the Memorial Quad on the University of Oregon campus this week and ran the live show Saturday in preparation to the matchup between No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan State. Historically, the Ducks are 5-3 when GameDay comes to Eugene. Regardless, it hasn’t stopped […]

GameDay Roundtable: Opinions and predictions leading up to Michigan State-Oregon

By on Wednesday, Sep. 3 at 11:23 pm.

With plenty more to discuss about the Michigan State-Oregon game this Saturday, staff reporter Ryan Kostecka, Associate Sports Editor Hayden Kim and Sports Editor Justin Wise answered a roundtable of questions, giving their thoughts and predictions leading up to the highest ranked non-conference matchup of the year.  Who or what will be the difference in whether Michigan […]

GameDay: A clash of opposites, Michigan State’s physicality meets Oregon’s speed

By on Friday, Sep. 5 at 9:46 am.

When No. 7 Michigan State lines up against No. 3 Oregon on Saturday, it’ll be a clash of opposites. Oregon’s cutting edge spread contrary to Michigan State’s traditional pro style offense. The Spartans’ 4-3 based quarters defense as opposed to the Ducks’ 3-4. It’ll feature speed against size, up-tempo versus clock management and a non-conference matchup […]