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Gameday: Why Cal will beat Oregon

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 12:01 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 Shannon Carroll, assistant sports editor at the The Daily Californian.** This year’s Cal football season shows that absolutely anything can happen in college football, no matter what all the old-white-guy […]


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

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 12:09 pm.

A short week shouldn’t be any reason to assume Oregon’s consistent play on both sides of the ball in its last two games will whither. With a road contest at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. the Ducks will face off against a reeling Cal team that has plenty of threats on the offensive side of […]


Gameday: Young wide receivers have Oregon’s offense firing on all cylinders

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 3:18 pm.

The consistent question throughout the preseason when discussing Oregon’s offense was: Who was Marcus Mariota going to throw to? With the loss of Josh Huff and De’Anthony Thomas to the NFL Draft and Bralon Addison to a torn ACL in spring practice, it was undoubtedly an area of concern. Yet eight weeks into the season, […]


Gameday: Joey Mahalic, the Oregon native who dislikes Oregon football, but is ready for Friday

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 2:34 am.

California’s Joey Mahalic is not your normal football player. Mahalic spent five seasons as a minor league pitcher for the Cleveland Indians before beginning his college career at Cal at the age of 23. Though an injury kept him off the baseball field, he was still able to throw a football and “always wanted to play […]


Gameday: Humble yet motivated, Tyrell Crosby plays with something to prove every step of the way

By on Friday, Oct. 24 at 4:21 pm.

There is one image that continues to stick in Brian Castro’s mind. One which made him aware that what he was seeing on the football field was not something he, let alone this town, had ever seen come through this area. Sure, the long-time head football coach at Green Valley High School had grown used to […]


Gameday: Can Jared Goff stand against the Oregon secondary?

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 2:37 am.

With two convincing victories over UCLA and Washington following its loss to Arizona, Oregon finds itself very much back in contention for a playoff spot. But with Cal looming, Oregon is preparing to face another air-raid style offense that has caused it problems in the past. At the brand new Levi’s Stadium — home of the San […]


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: 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 […]


Gameday: Jake Fisher proves his worth, has offensive line “clicking”

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12:17 pm.

As the temperature rose to 80 degrees in Pasadena, California last Saturday, just prior to kickoff against UCLA, the Ducks’ offensive line was finally hearing good news. Senior left tackle Jake Fisher, one of the focal points of the the unit as the season was beginning, would be assuming his position on Marcus Mariota’s blindside. In […]


Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and Washington stack up

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:15 pm.

It’ll be tough to gauge which Washington team will show up on Saturday in Eugene when the two teams face off in this classic rivalry. After underperforming during its non-conference schedule and barely squeaking by teams like Hawaii and Eastern Washington (defeating those teams by a combined eight points), the Huskies found a bit of […]


Gameday: Arik Armstead and Shaq Thompson reunite friendship with Washington in town

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:17 pm.

Oregon’s Arik Armstead and Washington’s Shaq Thompson represent the north and south side of the Pacific Northwest, just as they did representing north and south Sacramento. However, their journeys to their respective schools brought to light a friendship that “no rivalry is going to break up,” Armstead said. Living about 30-45 minutes away from one […]


Gameday: What to watch for and where to watch it this weekend

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 10:47 pm.

As the 2014 college football season reaches its midway point, there is no doubt that this season has continued to exceed its high expectations. With the College Football Playoff committee coming out with its first poll on Oct. 28, each game is becoming more important with minimal room for error. Headlined by a top-five matchup, […]