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, […]

GameDay: Q&A with Oregon place holder and Eugene native Taylor Alie

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:19 pm.

The place holding position with the Ducks is starting to become a tradition shared by Eugene natives. After former Oregon backup quarterback and South Eugene alumni, Dustin Haines carried the duties last season, former Sheldon High School quarterback Taylor Alie has since taken over. In his redshirt freshman season, Alie found the end zone twice […]

Take A Knee: Marcus Mariota talks about the weather and Oregon’s new uniforms for the Washington game

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 4:29 pm.

As the weather shifts towards rainier days, the Ducks are preparing for their week eight showdown with rival Washington. With an expected overcast set for game day, Oregon has practiced outside in the rain in hopes of being prepared for the soggy conditions. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spoke with the media after practice today, discussing […]

Gameday: Mariota vs. Hundley, the hyped matchup between future NFL signal callers

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 2:42 pm.

Entering the 2014-2015 college football season, two names stood out above the rest when talking about the Heisman trophy. Out of one corner comes the name Marcus Mariota, Oregon’s do-everything quarterback who has used his laid-back Hawaiian upbringing to stay calm under the most dire of scenarios, and become one of college football’s premier players. […]